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Weak Material over Strong Materials

Eric Milberger

This is something that was working and then stopped - so maybe a setting that was changed while trying to fix something else.


I have footings, earth and grass in the same section.

The materials GRASS and EARTH are set to "0 Priority"

Structural Concrete is set to 999 Priority.


The Grass and Earth are showing OVER the Structural Concrete.

Help is appreciated.


Eric Milberger, Architect | Master Planner

@Eric Milberger Just select the grass & earth in the section and use Display Order to send them to the back. Not sure why they seem to creep forward but D.O. is a quick & easy fix. 

Apple iMac Intel i9 / macOS Sonoma / AC27UKI (most recent builds.. if they work)
Brian Spears

Are the grass and earth Building Materials used in a Mesh? Meshes, for whatever reason, don't behave like all other Tools when it comes to Building Material Priority Based Connections. I find I always need to SEO them if I don't want to keep trying to manage Display Order in numerous views.

Brian Spears
BIM Manager, Steele Group Architects
Winston-Salem, NC
AC27 USA on macOS

no mesh - and I forgot about order - but that still negates the priority.


Order works for when things get moved gets lost again.

Eric Milberger, Architect | Master Planner

No they are not meshes.  In this case just slabs

Eric Milberger, Architect | Master Planner

Did a layer priority get changed?

no  - looked good one night then opened in the morning with the issue.

Eric Milberger, Architect | Master Planner