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Can't see wall above

cadsph
Enthusiast

Hi,

This I'm guessing is a common problem,

But - I've changed the home storey of a wall, by creating a lower level (NGL) and setting ext walls that.

But I can't see the walls on FL level?

 

I've changed the "Floor Plan cut Plan Settings" to 1 level above, but it doesn't help. 

 

If I change the wall home storey back to FL I can see the walls again (Please see attached - I've highlighted the wall so you know it's there).


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Have you tried changing the view options of the wall to be symbolic cut or projected or projected with overhead to see what affect that has?

Lee Hankins
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Hi @cadsph@Lee Hankins, I see you should set the wall linked to NGL FL from below and Roof FL from above while setting show on floor plan to All relevant stories & keeping Home story to FL.

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Thanks for your post. 

No It's makes no difference, I can't select Symbolic Cut - it's whited out. 

Yes. That works.

But, I should be able to see a wall linked to a lower level visible in an upper level, is more my question. 

Say I have a 2x storey house and the walls continue to the upper level? 

So I understand you like to see the wall in FL floor only, is it right?

So make it linked to FL & ROOF floors keeping home story to FL,

change Show on floor plan to home story only and adjust the wall base to extend below the FL floor by +0.60 m.

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Laszlo Nagy
Community Admin
Community Admin

cadsph,

In Archicad, it is generally not recommended to create such non-Story levels as they can cause all kinds of issues like this one. I know that in Revit, one can create any number of levels and set them to be or not be a Building Story level, but Archicad is not good at handling such scenarios.

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cadsph
Enthusiast

Thank-you all for your posts.

 

I solved the problem. The walls were hidden under the slab. I just send the slab to the back... 

(while keeping the home storey of the walls to NGL - I can see the walls on FL)

 

 


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No exactly- I wanted to have the walls home storey on NGL (Level)  and see the walls on the FL (Level). I was just puzzled why I could not do that. 

But as I posted - the Slab was in the way. 

 

But you are correct- your method would work also. 

Thanks for the tip.