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Collumn wrapping not displaying or partly displaying, seemingly at random

Espen da Silva
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EspendaSilva_0-1714940253641.png

Above is a screenshot of my first floor, where a collumn wrapping method is set to "freestanding, wrapped". I first placed walls on my first floor, and the wall very nicely wrapped around the collumn. But as I added walls that crossed the same collumn, but on the above floors, suddenly the wrapping in the first floor started disappearing, instead I get the result as seen in the screenshot. 

On the second floor, the same is happening where wrapping is missing, except some wrapping is partially visible, while some are completely visible:

EspendaSilva_1-1714940466962.png         EspendaSilva_2-1714940484331.png          EspendaSilva_3-1714940524736.png

 

EspendaSilva_4-1714940691315.png

 

I'm not sure what is causing the issue. The wrapping started disappearing as I added more walls that intersected with the same collumn at different floors. Why, and how can I make it all visible again?

 

EDIT: The reason I think it's something to do with the fact that the collumn has multiple different walls crossing it at different heights, is that I can duplicate a collumn and it's intersecting walls in just one floor and move them somewhere away, and the wrapping will show up just fine:

 

EspendaSilva_0-1714985039240.png

same floor plan, with the copy on the bottom left and the original on the top right. Somehow the multiple walls are conflicting somehow

 

Operating system used: Windows 11

 

 

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Laszlo Nagy
Community Admin
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Could you show this corner in 3D as well so we can see how the Column intersects with Walls on different Stories?

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Espen da Silva
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I'm currently having to select all elements on the floor plan, copy the items somewhere to the left, in order to have the correct display in the drawing I'm trying to export from Archicad. This I have to do for every floor, such that my file is now much much larger than it needs to be! 

Sounds like you have elements (slabs or walls) in hidden layers that are interacting with you model.

If you can copy the model to the side and it displays OK, then that would be my number one suspect.

 

It is fine to have those elements in hidden layers if they are needed for other purposes.

You just have to change the Layer Intersection Group Number for those layers when they are hidden, so they are different to the visible layers and will not interact.

The LIGN can be saved in the layer combinations, so it is all automated - it can be a different number for each layer in each combination, so you have ultimate control.

 

Barry.

 

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