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Hey everyone,

So I have finally went from ArchiCad 20 to 23, and I am having one issue, with the custom door material edit, I and trying to set a glass sliding door with black frame and clear glass leaf and the model outputs gives me a solid door, (see attached image below), is this a common issue, is there a way I can fix this issue I want the results shown in to preview with the black frame wrapping around the glass.

Thanks in advanced,


Check the Model View Options (MVO) > Detail Level of Door, Window and Skylight Symbols (ArchiCAD Library 23) > Door > 3D and Section/Elevation > Full.

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If you have created a custom door panel by "Save as door leaf", then you have no control of the materials of that leaf through the door object settings, even if the override MVO settings is on.
You need to save the door panel with the correct materials in the first place.

Was briefly mentioned here, and I am sure in other posts as well.


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