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2019 - Door - Custom Leaves

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Is anyone using self-made custom door leaves?

I modeled a number of them years ago in considerable detail.  Around v.2017 they stopped resizing correctly.

The doors were modeled as 6'-8" tall.  I commonly need to adjust them to 7'-0 or 8'-0".

 

I'm trying to fix this issue, but can't seem to figure out how. 

I have followed all of the "rules" i.e. generic solids, insertion point at bottom center, etc.  But I'm getting weird distortions when sizing is applied to the symbols:

  • Glass panels stay in position while the sash stretches
  • One sash stretches (i.e. exterior or interior) while the other keeps it's original size.
  • in some cases there are no change to the size of the object

 

I've tried copying the geometry into new symbols and duplicating the VW custom leaf symbols and then replacing my geometry within those objects ... without consistent results.

Attached are a few screenshots of the distortions plus the file.

 

I keep thinking it shouldn't be this hard ... is it just broken and no one is using this functionality?  Or, is there some fundamental shift in how VW codes solids that my older data doesn't conform to?  Guesses and guidance appreciated!

 

 

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I decided to run a parallel test - dropping in the door leafs outside of a door object and then using the symbol asymmetric scaling option in the OIP

I presume that is what the tool is doing anyway...

 

All of the leaves tested function perfectly. 

 

Therefore, my conclusion is that this is a bug.

 

 

 

 

 

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