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rm
Enthusiast

This is a scenario that pops up for us constantly and is a problem Graphisoft should really explain why they don't address this issue.

 

Model a short or multi-story wall on a "lower story" tall enough to show up in the cut plane height illustrating all the materials in the wall.  Move a story up and assume you need to see that wall in plan, that was placed on the "lower story".  Guess what, often there is NO clean solution to have this happen.

 

The big question is, why can't we show a wall in plan on any story, irrespective of what story it was placed on, like with roofs and slabs?!?!?  Why does this inconsistent behavior of the most used construction tool/element (walls) exist?  It makes no sense at all.

 

Graphisoft, you NEED to fix this!!!

Robert Mariani
MARIANI design studio, PLLC
Architecture / Architectural Photography
www.robertmariani.com

Mac OSX 11.6
AC 24 / 25
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Eduardo Rolon
Moderator

Lets tone it down

 I do see the point of @SenecaDesignLLC  and @Lingwisyer . This is not a Wall setting but a cut plane setting.

@rm see following screenshots and tell me what I am missing

 

--Walls in 3D with custom profile and on different stories

Screen Shot 2021-10-13 at 9.46.10 AM.png

--Walls in floor plan-- Label is set to display story name

 

Screen Shot 2021-10-13 at 9.45.59 AM.png

 -- Cut plane settings

 

Screen Shot 2021-10-13 at 9.46.24 AM.png

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Walls are set to "All relevant stories" but as @Lingwisyer indicated this is a blunt approach and there might be other items affected by the change in cut plane so your wish for more options is not a bad idea.

eduardo rolón AIA NCARB
Another of the forum moderators.
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Lingwisyer
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Consistent settings between tools has been a wish for many years...

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