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4dProof
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whats the secret to unlocking the garage door leaf vertical panel parameter? currently set to 5, but grayed out and uneditable... new feature suggestion: give a link to the setting for unlocking hidden or locked out parameters in all library based elements!

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Probably pretty easy to open the object and edit it.

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probably; but it is part of the ootb .lfc, and I don't even want to go down the road of f'ing around with all the macro's involved, let alone deal with extracting and building a new "custom" AC library 25. I could probably just save it in the EL or a project/office library; but again, getting into the macros of the door parts is a can of worms for people with more time and patience than me (or for the GS developers, ideally)

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I have so many modified objects, I just save them as a copy so I don't have to deal with .lcf.

And using Ctrl shift o to open up macros makes finding the code you need way easy.

I find I spend less time modifying an object than finding a work around.

However I do have a pretty good gdl knowledge.

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4dProof:

 

My guess is that door panel style is not parametric for that variable (on my computer it is set to 1, but there are 4 vertical sections). [The door object calls a macro in the Master Script, so trying to follow the code is too much work.] You could try using D1 Garage 01, Style 11, which is parametric for both vertical and horizontal panels.

 

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