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Reference Line of a Composite Wall

Anonymous
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Does anybody know it I can move the reference line of a composite wall to match with the build-up layers?
Thank you.
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florina:

Use the Reference Line Offset: Wall Settings > Geometry and Positioning panel, lower right corner.

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James B
Graphisoft
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And if you want to move the reference line without moving the wall, then use the Edit > Reference Line and Plane > Modify Wall Reference Line... command (with the wall in question selected first).
Technical Product Manager, Graphisoft

Anonymous
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Thank you for the help! But if I want to have the reference line, for instance, exactly between my plasterboard and plywood, I will have to manually write the value in the "Reference Line and Plane" instead of placing it automatically. I know that in Vectorworks you had something like this when you positioned your Reference Line when you were doing the Composites build-up.

Anonymous
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Yes you can easily change it manually in the wall tool dialog.
Or if you don't mind (depending on how BIM deep you're going) make the plywood part of the core of the wall.

florina wrote:
But if I want to have the reference line, for instance, exactly between my plasterboard and plywood, I will have to manually write the value in the "Reference Line and Plane" instead of placing it automatically.
In the Composite Structures dialog box, set the Type to Core for the plywood, then in the Wall Settings use the Reference Line: Core Outside option.

David
Wall_Ref_Line_Core_Outside.png
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