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doni49
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Asphalt Shingles Require "Realistic", B&B Wall Pattern requires "Shaded"

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06-07-2013 11:33 AM

I created a Board and Batten material using a pattern I downloaded from this forum (http://forums.autodesk.com/t5/Autodesk-Revit-Architecture/Board-Batten-Exterior-Finish/m-p/2514833#M...).

 

The wall looks great when viewed in "Shaded".  But when viewed in "Realistic", the B&B pattern disappears and is replaced by solid color.

 

I used the OOTB Asphal Shingles on my roof.  If my view is set to "Shaded", they do not show -- all I get is solid gray.  If I change the view to realistic, I get the roof shingles.

 

I'm currently at a loss here.  Any ideas?

 

I'm attaching a screen shot of what the two look like.

 

Thanks!

 

Don Ireland



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Re: Asphalt Shingles Require "Realistic", B&B Wall Pattern require

06-07-2013 11:55 AM in reply to: doni49

Realistic utilizes an actual image map of what the material looks like....so if you don't have an image assigned it shows as a solid color.  Be aware that any 3D Fill Patterns assigned to a material will not show up in Realistic either.

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Re: Asphalt Shingles Require "Realistic", B&B Wall Pattern require

06-07-2013 11:58 AM in reply to: mpwuzhere

Thinking that it might be something along those lines, I downloaded an asphalt shingle pattern file (http://www.revitcity.com/downloads.php?action=view&object_id=3012) and assigned it to the roof as well.  I thought maybe the pattern would show up when in shaded.  But it didn't appear.

Don Ireland



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Re: Asphalt Shingles Require "Realistic", B&B Wall Pattern require

06-07-2013 12:26 PM in reply to: doni49

Was it Model or Drafting Pattern?  Drafting Patterns only show in 2D....Model in both 2D and 3D....

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Re: Asphalt Shingles Require "Realistic", B&B Wall Pattern require

06-07-2013 12:36 PM in reply to: doni49

Model

 

shingle.png

Don Ireland



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