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my building is gray - Why

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09-25-2012 02:04 AM

Hello ...

I have this project that creates some problems. We are a team so we work with local files and central files. there are 5 local files, and a central file on a network drive, all PCs running LAN connection (not WiFi)

All run Revit 2013

First As you can see in the picture is a large part of the building gray and some are not, why?
Second wall down the run is on a one 3D view but not on others.
3rd The wall of Question 2 is not in the plans

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Message 2 of 4 (294 Views)

Re: my building is gray - Why

09-25-2012 03:30 AM in reply to: 1007919


most comen thing here are the phase settings.

check the view settings for the relevant view, which phase the view is on and the phase filter.


Regards, Kirstin

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Re: my building is gray - Why

09-25-2012 07:37 AM in reply to: 1007919

The First thing I would look at is the wall you are using and that a material has been established and not just the default.

Second I would check to make sure the exterior side of the wall was really on the 'outside' - the quickest way to check this is to pick a wall and the side with the double arrow (flip arrows) is the exterior side.


I would start there and if those are all good - I would go to the phasing and visibility graphics.


Let us know what you find.



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Re: my building is gray - Why

09-25-2012 07:43 AM in reply to: 1007919

Check VG Wall category Projection/surface pattern

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