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Generic Label 19 - Surface Area

Anonymous
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I have used the Generic Label to report the ID and the Surface area of a composite Roof. It was reporting about 2 times as it should. I created a Fill of the same roof and the (normal to plan) area reported correctly. Since the roof surface is pitched (only 1:12 in this case) you could expect the actual surface area to be larger the area calculated by a fill which is normal (or perpendicular) to plan surface. Yet is reporting a bit over twice of what you would expect.
Also if would be beneficial to have the plan area reported for rainfall area calculations and not the sloped surface area.
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Anonymous
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Zoomed in to label and Area Fill area

Barry Kelly
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I haven't looked at it but I am wondering if the surface is simply give the total for all surfaces - top, bottom and sides?

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Jay:

The parameter Value should have a selection arrow that allows this parameter to be changed from Entire Surface Area to Sum of Selected Surfaces, which then adds parameters for surfaces to be added to the total.

David
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Anonymous
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David it looks as if you have different options available in the surface area.

Anonymous
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I was using AC19, yet the Library part was the Generic Label 18 from the Migrated library. I will attempt this using the Generic Label 19 with the adjustments you show.

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