2014-09-1709:06 AM - last edited on 2023-05-2408:56 AM by Rubia Torres
Preview: Complex Profile Walls Not highlighted in Search
We use several different composite and also several different complex profiles for walls. When we conduct a search for all walls allocated to an external wall layer name, say the second floor, all of our composite walls are highlighted but NOT external walls that are Complex Profiles.
I'm not sure of this is a problem with ArchiCAD 18's search and reporting algorithms or whether we are doing something wrong.
Seems to be because you are using the criteria "Composite in not ..." so it is now only looking for composite walls.
Same happens to me when I do that too.
Oddly though if you set it to "Complex profile is not ..." it find the complex profile walls and composite walls as well.
Not sure whether this would be classed as a bug or not because the composite type does not apply to complex profile walls and the complex profile type does not apply to composite walls.
But it is not consistent.
You will need to remove that criteria to make it work.
If it is then important that you don't select that composite type then reset so you are looking for "composite IS ..." and then remove them from your selection set.
Don't forget you can store you criteria set (small triangle button top right) so you can set them up once and use them again if need be.
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