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can't change door surface color

Dave Brach
Advocate

I have created a favorite interior door based on library object D1 24.  But when I use the favorite I am unable to then change the door surfaces (to, say, "orange").  Why would this be?  If I select another favorite (say, a bifold door) I can easily change the surfaces.

 

Screen Shot 2021-10-26 at 1.12.50 PM.png

Dave Brach/architect
AC26 MBP OS Ventura
AMD Radeon Pro 5300M 4 GB
Intel UHD Graphics 630 1536 MB
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Solution
Gerry Leonor
Advisor

looks like you're missing the Model Tab for the door settings

GerardLeonor_1-1635288652211.png

 

check your Work Environment settings. make sure it's turned on for your Door Settings & any other tool setting:

GerardLeonor_2-1635288664258.png

had this problem with someone else in our office & they had the same issue -- missing Model Tab in their Window Settings.

Hope it helps!

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Karl Ottenstein
Moderator

Not really understanding your question given the screenshot... are you saying that when you click OK for the settings in the screenshot, that the surfaces are not changed to orange?

 

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Solution
Gerry Leonor
Advisor

looks like you're missing the Model Tab for the door settings

GerardLeonor_1-1635288652211.png

 

check your Work Environment settings. make sure it's turned on for your Door Settings & any other tool setting:

GerardLeonor_2-1635288664258.png

had this problem with someone else in our office & they had the same issue -- missing Model Tab in their Window Settings.

Hope it helps!

AC25 | Win10 | 64 bit | 16Gb RAM |Intel i7 8700 @ 3.20Ghz

come join our unofficial Discord server
https://discord.gg/XGHjyvutt8

Thank you for that, I see now that my "Model" tab was missing.  Begs the question: why would a missing model tab preclude the changing of surfaces when the model tab only controls the override of all surfaces?

Dave Brach/architect
AC26 MBP OS Ventura
AMD Radeon Pro 5300M 4 GB
Intel UHD Graphics 630 1536 MB

 

 


@Dave Brach wrote:

Begs the question: why would a missing model tab preclude the changing of surfaces when the model tab only controls the override of all surfaces?


Maybe the favourite was still setting the override of all surfaces, even though you could not see the Model tab in your settings.

 

Barry.

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This just saved me such a headache! Thank you!

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