Hey All, Just reaching out to see if anyone has a quick solution for this empty opening wall finish closure issue...
I'm currently using "Rectangular Door Opening 21" with a Traditional Cavity Closure setting, though I had similar issues with "D Empty 21". I'm finding the finish doesn't Wrap/Turn the Plaster/Finish material but just extends the composite in full (by the thickness of the finish). The composite correctly defines the core/finish materials so I'm not sure what I'm missing here? Any thoughts?
This could be caused by using the Ganging feature: Door Settings > Opening Settings > Floor Plan and Section > Ganging.
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Unfortunately a limitation of our current doors and windows is that these closures are not represented in 3D - the bounding geometry is generated, but the skins are not turned.
If your picture is of the section, unfortunately there's nothing you can do about this (at least with the stock ARCHICAD doors/windows), since that's generated from the 3D where there's no turn-in.
If you are having this representation problem in the floor plan, then it is probably because the "Floor Plan Display" of the door's settings is set to "Projected". If you set it to "Symbolic", then it should display the skin turnings properly.
If you desperately need the skins turned-in in 3D as well, as far as I know this window can do it (I don't know if it works as an empty opening though).
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dkovacs wrote: .... If you set it to "Symbolic", then it should display the skin turnings properly.
Thanks, that was it (for a plan fix at least).
Hopefully Graphisoft can address this issue in future versions. In fact, the default behavior for both wall ends and empty door/win openings should be to wrap (turn) the plaster around the wall core... as exposed framing with finished walls isn't a reality in 999 out of 1000 projects.