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Symbol truss not visible in GL

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I made a drawing in VW201.

In Top/plan -2D plan I see the truss corner FD44-X (fig1), when I then switch to 3D Gl the FD44-X is not visible (fig2).

When I select the FD44 with my mouse, it is there (fig3) Also if i simplified the truss. (fig4)

All truss is in the same layer / class.


Does anyone know how to fix this?








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What helped for me in some cases, not al unfortunately. 

was to go into the edit  3d components of the truss symbol. And to move the geometry there for instance 1mm in 3D. This would force the geometry to appear again in OpenGL. Then I edited 3D again and moved the geometry back 1mm again. 

hopefully this helps a little bit as a temporary workaround. 

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OK, thats weird can you let me know the symbol name in the library and I will check it out.


Is it a symbol you imported/created or is it a symbol from the Vectorworks library?


It is unlikely that your issue is being caused by the VGM problem but simply that you are missing the geometry. Do you have a file you can post?

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