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Andy Broomell

Guide for Making Custom Door/Window Symbols

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Here's a tutorial I made for creating custom door and window symbols that insert correctly into walls, both in 2D (with loci) and 3D (with Wall Hole Component).

 

 

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LINK: https://www.andybroomell.com/custom-doors-windows-vwx

 

I typically use the parametric Door and Window tools for the first pass at a design, including placement and size, but when it comes to the next phase I replace these with custom-modeled symbols. This gives you full control over both the 2D and 3D representations. If the unit is modeled well in 3D, detailed elevations and section cuts can be taken directly from the model.

 

Let me know if you have any feedback on the tutorial. Hoping to make more over time 🙂 

 

 

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