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Surface based healing of all coplanar surfaces in plan

Paul King

Please allow ALL adjacent elements (slabs / roofs / walls / beams etc) with matching surfaces to optionally merge with each other in plan views, healing any joint lines.


Sometimes the most straightforward way to model a surface (such as a floor or roof) that is flat when seen from above, but that has complexity / varying thicknesses below the surface in its construction, is to place multiple elements and element types side by side in plan to accurately reflect the construction in section.   


While this can currently clean up in 3D, in plan view, lines appear between flush elements of differing types despite them having the same surface, and even between two adjacent roofs or two adjacent slabs, despite having matching element type and matching surface attributes.


It should be possible for ALL elements to marked for participation in plan view clean up or not. With clean up being possible between different element types as well as between elements of a single type.


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Barry Kelly

I agree.

Any polygonal element should have the option to hide an edge.



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