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Mark
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Beam Joins

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02-20-2011 04:25 PM

I'm using REVIT Architecture 2011 and having problems with beams automatically joining. I am wondering how do you simply stop them from joining to each other? I have situations where i'd like to butt one into another or overlap them slightly but it will not let me do this. I'd like to be able to draw in a beam and have it stop where i stop it. Any solutions?

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Re: Beam Joins

02-21-2011 11:59 AM in reply to: Mark

Have you tried to disallow join? when you select a beam at the end there is a blue grip - right clic on it and it will give you a shortcut menu - click the dissalow join.

See what that gives you - i have an image attached for reference.

 

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Re: Beam Joins

02-21-2011 01:40 PM in reply to: Mark

There is no option to do disallow join.

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Re: Beam Joins

02-21-2011 02:59 PM in reply to: Mark

So when you select it you don't have grips at the end?

can you post an image of it?

 

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Re: Beam Joins

02-21-2011 03:15 PM in reply to: LisaDrago

Yes, there are grips, but right clicking on it does not bring up any option to disallow join.

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Re: Beam Joins

02-22-2011 05:22 AM in reply to: Mark

Have you tried to right click the grip in plan view... i can't get the same menu in a 3d view?

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Re: Beam Joins

02-22-2011 01:47 PM in reply to: Mark

Yes, have tried in plan view too, it still has no option to disallow join. Should there be an option there? How is it possible for it not to be there if it is a default? Could the revit software be the issue? Does the family need to be modified in some way? This particular beam is standard revit content from the metric library.

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Re: Beam Joins

03-02-2011 01:42 PM in reply to: Mark

So no solution??? I would like to be able to fix this asap.

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Re: Beam Joins

03-03-2011 06:19 AM in reply to: Mark

Take a look at the Start Extension under the Beam Properties.

 

see attached.

 

cheers

Cliff B. Collins
Registered Architect/BIM Manager
Thalden Boyd Emery Architects
St. Louis, MO
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Message 10 of 11 (2,297 Views)

Re: Beam Joins

03-06-2011 09:25 PM in reply to: Mark

I have no option for extension distances either

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