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Hi All,

 

I've been testing my workflows on the schematic views. I ran into some issues, I am working on 2020 SP3. I did not convert to hanging position. The file is a new 2020 blank metric file.

 

I have 4 sticks of truss each truss has 1 fixture attached to it. If I make a schematic view from those, the placement, rotation and order of the fixture gets messed. This happens both in top and front view the first image below is the actual truss and fixture geometry, the second and third is the schematic view made from it. 

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If I put all 4 lighting devices on one piece of truss then the order and placement is correct, but the rotation is wrong. The first image below is the actual truss and fixture geometry, the second is the schematic view made from it:

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A lot of movements of devices in the schematic views leed to out of date schematic view geometry. And also it is not possible to move a device in the schematic view from one truss to another. Again the first image below is the actual truss and fixture geometry, the second is the schematic view made from it:

 

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Is there a workaround to avoid these issues? I did try to use a hanging position but that led to a very long conversion time and this schematic view also had issues. I did not continue testing those as I understood the truss system workflow is the way the program is headed now.

 

The VWX is attached.Schematic test.vwx

 

 

 

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13 minutes ago, Company Call said:

@Sebastiaan Did you received any feedback on this?

I'm having the same issues with it... 

 

 

 

Thanks!

Hi, I recieved the following answers from tech support. The issues did not make it to SP4, my workaround is to not use schematic views until they work as desired ;-):

 

That is correct, currently it unpacks the schematic at the origin, piling elements on top of one another. If not using hanging positions It’s best to select individual pieces of truss 1 by 1 and create schematics of each separately and then arrange them. This workflow is being worked on and will be improved shortly.

 

My apologies, completely forgot to answer the other questions.

I think the orientation of the schematic is hopefully going to be adresed in SP4

the other issues…

A lot of movements of devices in the schematic views leed to out of date schematic view geometry?

This is correct you can use the select similar tool to select all of the schematics and click update on the Object Info Pallatte.

And also it is not possible to move a device in the schematic view from one truss to another?

This is also correct, fixtures should be moved on the truss not the schematic. However if you insert a new lighting device into a schematic it will spawn that fixture on the truss. I think this should be on the feature request list.

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