Curtain Wall Frames

Boundary Frames are placed along the Curtain Wall Boundary.
Mullion and Transom Frames are placed along either the Primary or Secondary gridlines.
Generic Frame: This is the most common type of Frame. A built-in rectangular Frame type, with a rectangular profile. From the outside of the wall, a “cap” is visible.
Butt-Glazed: A built-in rectangular profile, used for inner support of a butt-glazed Curtain Wall surface. The panels will connect to each other in the front of a butt-glazed Frame, so the Frame will not be visible on that side (unless the panels are transparent or a gap is specified.)
Modular Frame: This is a frame to which you can add an additional module: that is, a custom-created frame or cap profile object that you draw and save as a specialized component.
When a Frame is selected in Edit mode, you can
Note: Deleting a Frame is only possible if the two panels on either side of the Frame are both in the same plane. If the panels are not in the same plane, you must first delete the gridline which runs between them. On a non-planar Curtain Wall surface, deleting the gridline modifies the Curtain Wall geometry so that the panels are now in the same plane, and the Frame is deleted along with the gridline.
Click OK to leave the dialog box and apply changes to the selected Frame(s).
Then issue the Design > Modify Curtain Wall > Copy Cell Pattern command.
Note: While a Curtain Wall Frame does have a Building Material, the Building Material’s intersection priority is ignored in this case.
Select both Curtain Walls and use Design > Modify Curtain Wall > Create Common Frames.
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