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Kevin K

Ability to place doors and windows in angled walls ?

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I realize I am probably dreaming to expect this to be included in a future VW version, but it would be quite the time saver.

I have designed several Projects that include angled walls.  Meaning they are not perpendicular to the ground plane.  They have  a slight angle.  It becomes a royal pain to place doors and windows within this scenario.  I know this is a bit outside the box and that not many structures/residences would employ this particular design element.

I ( hopefully) attached an example of what I am referring to. A residence I recently designed.

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And how did you do it for now,

Wall Projections for Wall's angles + Custom Windows in Symbols attached to them,

or is everything custom Solid Modeling ?

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Zoomer

1) I created the basic tapered shapes using 'tapered extrude' tool.

2) Then used the 'shell' tool to hollow out the solid object.

3) created solid extrusions where the openings are then 'solid subtracted' to punch holes on the basic object.

4) created the windows I wanted, then had to 'ungroup' them, then rotated that group to fit the angle/opening

as I said....a royal pain.

 

Bet you are sorry you asked  🙂

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Oh I see.

That's a non standard Situation where VW BIM Comfort ends.

But at least nearly all things are doable with custom Geometry and BIM tagging.

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I do have the same wall conditions in my project. I wish there is a way to convert the  “sloped 3D solids”into walls. 

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David K, I feel your pain  :-)

Perhaps by 2030 they will implement this feature.

We can only hope  

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