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Window Reveal not showing in 3d

Nathan Brauer
Newcomer
Hi Folks,

I can't get my window reveals to show in 3d properly. I recall a button in previous versions that hides it, but can't seem to find it now.

Also, plan reveal doesn't quite make sense to me either. Here are some images that hopefully explain.
Nathan Brauer
Gillis Architects
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Nathan Brauer
Newcomer
Here's the plan view. Unable to add more than one image per message...
Nathan Brauer
Gillis Architects
AC22, 23 & 24US Full

Mac Pro (late 2013 trashcan)
2.7 GHz 12-Core Intel Xeon E5
64 GB 1866 MHz DDR3
AMD FirePro D700 6 GB
Mac OS X Mohave 10.14.6

Retired:
Mac Pro (upgraded mid 2010 model)

Nathan Brauer
Newcomer
And just in case there is any doubt the reveals are not revealed...
Nathan Brauer
Gillis Architects
AC22, 23 & 24US Full

Mac Pro (late 2013 trashcan)
2.7 GHz 12-Core Intel Xeon E5
64 GB 1866 MHz DDR3
AMD FirePro D700 6 GB
Mac OS X Mohave 10.14.6

Retired:
Mac Pro (upgraded mid 2010 model)

Nathan Brauer
Newcomer
A lot of views...

Any suggestions?

Anyone have similar problem?

Thanks.
Nathan Brauer
Gillis Architects
AC22, 23 & 24US Full

Mac Pro (late 2013 trashcan)
2.7 GHz 12-Core Intel Xeon E5
64 GB 1866 MHz DDR3
AMD FirePro D700 6 GB
Mac OS X Mohave 10.14.6

Retired:
Mac Pro (upgraded mid 2010 model)

No replay is here because it is a know issue (we all hoping for a change in this matter anyway).

Best Regards,
Piotr

The thing you see in floorplan is a scripted 2D representation, no actual building materials are being manipulated. Also of importance if you plan to do quantity take off at a very excact level.
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Nathan Brauer
Newcomer
Mistaken post removed.
Nathan Brauer
Gillis Architects
AC22, 23 & 24US Full

Mac Pro (late 2013 trashcan)
2.7 GHz 12-Core Intel Xeon E5
64 GB 1866 MHz DDR3
AMD FirePro D700 6 GB
Mac OS X Mohave 10.14.6

Retired:
Mac Pro (upgraded mid 2010 model)

shaneharman
Newcomer
Nathan did you ever figure this out as I am having the same problem.

I have the reveals set to have the plaster return inside the window but when I go to a section it just shows the block work continue past the window frame and does not return the plaster

I have attached an image
Shane Harman / Architectural Technician
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Barry Kelly
Moderator
The skin wrapping is a 2D view only representation.
It does not affect the skins in 3D and therefore will not show in section or elevation.

Barry.

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Laszlo Nagy
Community Admin
Community Admin
So, to summarize:
The way a GDL Object, such a a Window, appears in the Floor Plan Viewpoint is defined in its 2D Script. The 2D Script of Windows in the ARCHICAD default library are written in a way to allow for detailed graphical representation of Reveals.
The way a GDL Object appears in 3D Viewpoints such as sections or in 3D, is defined in its 3D Script. The 3D Script of Windows in the ARCHICAD default library is not written in a way to generate a Reveal in 3D, this is why you see this discrepancy between the 2D and 3D of Windows.
This has been the case with default ARCHICAD Windows as long as I remember. I suppose a long time ago they did not script the 3D part because it would have complicated the 3D script greatly and could have resulted in polygon-heavy Window elements (this is my guess). Then, over the years it just stayed that way.
You could make a wish for this to change.
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atfonit
Newcomer
Lazlo,

Do you know if there has been any developments on this subject?
I posted this week a similar question - window reveals showing in plan and section but ignored in 3d views. Totally unhelpful and somewhat embarrassing to even imagine this is possible.

SW
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Barry Kelly
Moderator
No nothing has changed.
The 2D view is relatively easy to control as you are looking at just one plane.
The 3D is much more complicated as you will need to control the reveal on each side of the window as well as control the way each reveal joins at the corners and interacts with sills and window heads.
And then to complicate it further you may have a window that has more than 4 sides or maybe arches or is just a really strange shape.

Barry.

One of the forum moderators.
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Dell Precision 3510 - i7 6820HQ @ 2.70GHz, 16GB RAM, AMD FirePro W5130M, Windows 10

atfonit
Newcomer
ThankYou.
Yes its confirmed that in 3D this reveal surround does not show..
This is such a shame and dont understand why GS have not resolved this issue.

Any chance of knowing if this is a feature to be fixed ?
Find it astonishing that what with BIMX and whatever else - GS have not resolved this issue like its competitors have. Amzed to find that what i draw in 2D is NOT being shown in 3d. This makes no sense and why are users not crying out for this to be fixed ?
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