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a06vsh
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roof beams showing in floor plan?

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03-21-2013 04:05 AM

Is there a way to get roof beams/windows/etc to show as dash-dot in floor plan without having to make changes in every family or for every new object?

 

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constantin.stroescu
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Re: roof beams showing in floor plan?

03-21-2013 04:30 AM in reply to: a06vsh

Do you want to see an overhead object on a lower plan? ...if so  :

  • Open your floor plan
  • From Properties>Graphics >Underlay ...chose a floor plan in wich the desired entity is full viewed
  • the underlay will apppear in grey
  • from Modify > View >Linework ...select a type of line that suited you and make click on the objects you want to apppear
  • Remove the Underlay image (from Properties)
  • the overriden line will remain....pay attention not to erase it...when you change the entity the overiden line will change in your plan too
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a06vsh
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Re: roof beams showing in floor plan?

03-21-2013 05:02 AM in reply to: constantin.stroescu

Well, that is one way of doing it of course. But lets say I have 200 beams and 50 windows, and add/remove objects along the way.... I think there should be a way to say "I want this type to show as dash-dot when above cut plane but not on the floor plan above". Seems like a pretty common thing, to want to show in a plan. The way you under VV can chose to show "above risers" for stairs.

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Galimatías
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Re: roof beams showing in floor plan?

04-18-2013 02:53 PM in reply to: a06vsh

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