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Multiple 3D Symbol Options for a single 2D/3D Hybrid Symbol


Is it possible to link different 3D symbols to a single 2D/3D hybrid symbol? For example, I work in a theater where the space to hang lights on the FOH catwalk is very limited. Half the lights hang under the pipe, the other half over hang. Currently I've created two symbols for those lights so their orientations show correctly in a sectional view, but that splits the instrument count into two categories. The lights should be counted the same no matter what orientation they are placed in. Could there be a drop-down menu in the object info palette that allows the user to toggle between which 3D symbol to use with a particular instance of a 2D/3D hybrid?

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How about a work around?


Either add a custom record or use one of the User Fields with an indication of which "base" symbol you are using. Add a column for that field into the worksheet and Summarize based on the custom field. That way it does not matter is you have 20 different symbols that are all of the same instrument, you can still get the count for all of them.

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