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my attribute refuses to become solid

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Hi,

I'm really inexperienced with Vectorworks, but I was placing a skylight in my drawing, and it refuses to be solid. Every time I place a new one and switch the attributes to solid, it immediately switches back to none. It previously worked on older versions of my drawing, but on the newest one, it refuses to become solid. I haven't edited any of the settings. Any suggestions on how to deal with this? Thanks.

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Is the skylight a symbol? If so, you'll have to edit the symbol and change it to solid within the symbol. Symbol attributes can't be changed outside the symbol wrapper. 

 

You can double click on it in the drawing, or right click on it from the resource manager to go into editing mode. 

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Thanks for the suggestion. I tried editing in the symbol attributes in the 2D and in 3D, but when I exited the symbol, it still wouldn't become solid. I think it might be a glitch in the new update. Have any other ideas?

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