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How to interconnect two elements which are generated by profile manager

Daniel_He
Booster

There are two drainage pipe interconnect in 90 degree, how can I merge them together with pipe connection and surface smooth, not like connect in the picture;

Seeking help here from an Archicad beginer, thanks a lot

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Daniel.He

ArchiCAD 25 3011 USA - Windows 11 Home 64x
DESKTOP 12600KF 64G RAM 3070 GPU
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JK88
Contributor

@Daniel_He If you are using the Beam tool to create the pipe connection, try changing the Beam tool "Geometry method" to "Chained" so this way your beam will stay connected as you go along. Hope this helps. 

Hi, thank you for helping, however I did it with "Chained", it showed as the picture

Daniel.He

ArchiCAD 25 3011 USA - Windows 11 Home 64x
DESKTOP 12600KF 64G RAM 3070 GPU

Are they on the same layer? Are they on the same home story? Are you sure you have automatic connections activated for your view? I've never had my beans not connected by default.

DGSketcher
Champion

Assuming the base lines intersect then check your Layer Intersection Group Number .

Apple iMac macOS Monterey / AC26UKI (most recent builds)

Daniel_He
Booster

I did it in basement level as designed for this element, drawed continouously in "Chained" in same layer, so these two elements should have the exact same attribute and should be automatic connection activated.

Daniel.He

ArchiCAD 25 3011 USA - Windows 11 Home 64x
DESKTOP 12600KF 64G RAM 3070 GPU

DGSketcher
Champion

What is the Layer Intersection Group Number for your "Pipes"?

Apple iMac macOS Monterey / AC26UKI (most recent builds)

Barry Kelly
Moderator

Is there something on a hidden layer that is interfering?

 

Barry.


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Daniel_He
Booster

Here are two pictures about this profile, I don't see any hidden layer as I tried in a all new file

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Daniel.He

ArchiCAD 25 3011 USA - Windows 11 Home 64x
DESKTOP 12600KF 64G RAM 3070 GPU

Solution

As DGSketcher said, check your layer intersection number in the layer settings.

I think you will find it is set to 0 (zero) which means nothing in that layer will intersect/trim.

 

I just tried and got the same result you show.

 

Barry.


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