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Intersections and Building Material Priorities

Has anyone ever managed to work out the witchcraft involved with getting the correct representation or material intersections in plan for wall composites? I’ve been trying to crack it since Archicad 17 and the only real way I have found it to create a separate building material for ever single different wall skin of each different wall type to get clean and correct intersection representation. Any tips on how you guys have worked around it would be gratefully received. (Still have fingers crossed for on the fly composite skin editing 😉 )

Lee Hankins
ArchiCAD 4.5 - Archicad 27UKI Apple Silicon 5003
macOS Ventura (13.5.2)

Yes, only way to make it work was with solid element operation. Display order doesn't work. 

I just feel that the material strength should have worked.



Automatic intersection only work between specific element types as shown below.

It doesn't mention meshes because they don't automatically intersect with anything.




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