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Line to differentiate two different cut fills (done by graphic override) of the same wall type

JamesBell
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Hi,

 

I have a wall that is next to a wall with a different cut fill (it is an extension of an existing wall, into a new wall).
Is there a way for a line to show in between the old and the new?

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Lingwisyer
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As far as I know, the only way would be to put them on different Layers with different Intersection Groups.

 

Ling.

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Barry Kelly
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The walls join based on their 'structure' settings (building material/composite), same structure = no lines.

Even though you are overriding the fill with the graphic overrides/renovation filters, they are still technically the same structure.

Therefore there will be no joining line.

 

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Hi all,

i fetched for a solution and found that reflecting reference line location can give you the desired result,

i don't know if it's applicable but it may be accepted in any way, pls see attached screenshots.

 

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If reference lines do not touch, walls will not trim to each other and therefore will show the end lines (if they are turned on).

 

However this may affect how the walls trim with other walls.

You also can't simply drag doors and windows from one wall across into the other (will stay associated with the original wall it is placed in rather than re-linking to the other wall).

 

But if these are not problems you encounter, then moving the reference line is a good solution.

 

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Lingwisyer
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Though if you are only wanting that dividing line when you are highlighting the existing vs. new this won't work.

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Solution

If the walls are identified truly as new and existing using the renovation filters you can select the option within the renovation filter settings that new and existing elements do not intersect. You will then get a hard line between the new and existing wall. 

Lee Hankins
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@Lee Hankins wrote:

If the walls are identified truly as new and existing using the renovation filters you can select the option within the renovation filter settings that new and existing elements do not intersect. You will then get a hard line between the new and existing wall. 


That will do it.

I don't use the renovation filters enough to have thought of that setting.

 

@JamesBell please mark Lee's post as the solution if you agree.

Then I will nominate the post for 'tip of the month'.

 

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That is exactly what I was after, thank you!

I can't produce this result as @Lee Hankins described so if anyone can approve that it's working?

These are my settings:

 

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