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Yet another wall clean up issue

Paul King
Advisor

I have inherited an ArchiCAD 26 model in which composite walls will just not clean up based on materials priority.  I am sure I am missing something obvious, but cannot seem to put my finger on it.

 

Per the screenshot below, a timber stud wall simply passes over a wall containing concrete without the materials interacting in any way, even though the wall reference lines touch. 

 

The concrete material has a higher materials priority than the intersecting timber material, while the plaster board linings for each composite wall all have the same priority - so based on that I would expect the stud wall timber to be cut short by the concrete material , and the plaster board to heal either side - but that is not what happens.

 

The walls are all on the same story, and have the same 'new' renovation status.  

Under Project Preferences/Legacy, walls clean up is not set to 'Legacy' mode (I tried it, and it does not help)

 

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What am I missing here?

 

I have attached a module containing the walls, in case that helps.

 

PAUL KING | https://www.prime.net.nz
ArchiCAD 8-27 | Twinmotion 2023
Windoze 11 PC | Intel Core i9 10900K | Nvidia Gforce RTX 3080 | 32 Gb DDR3 | 2x4K monitor extended desktop
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Solution
Lingwisyer
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Same Layer Group?

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Solution
Barry Kelly
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Walls in different layers with different (or zero) intersection group numbers?

 

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Paul King
Advisor

Bingo!  Yes, the layer combo for the view had wrong intersection priorities set (freelancing for new office & with unfamiliar setup - suspect their template has been in use for quite a while and may even predate materials priorities being introduced into ArchiCAD).

 

Thanks guys!

PAUL KING | https://www.prime.net.nz
ArchiCAD 8-27 | Twinmotion 2023
Windoze 11 PC | Intel Core i9 10900K | Nvidia Gforce RTX 3080 | 32 Gb DDR3 | 2x4K monitor extended desktop

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