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Placing and Moving a Skylight

Skylights can be inserted into Roofs or Shells in the Floor Plan or in 3D view. Select the Skylight tool and click to place it on either a Roof or a Shell. It will be placed by its anchor point as defined in the Skylight Info Box.       When you drag (or drag a ...

Options for Editing Ruled Shells

The Ruled Shell has two profiles. One end of the first profile is distinguished by a larger hotspot; this represents the Shell’s base height. Here are some editing possibilities for either profile: •Continue Profile For example, extend the straight-line profile to make that end ...

Gravity

When placing a new Wall, Column, Beam or Object-type element (including a Level Dimension), you can use the Gravity function to automatically place the new element directly on top of a Slab, Roof, Shell or Mesh on the same story, thus taking on the elevation of the element it is placed ...

Composite Structures

Walls, Slabs, Roofs and Shells can be defined as composite structures. Assign a Composite Structure to a Wall, Slab, Roof or Shell 1.Open the Element Settings dialog box for the element type. 2.In the Geometry and Positioning Panel, define the element’s structure as a composite ...

Options for Editing Ruled Shells

The Ruled Shell has two profiles. One end of the first profile is distinguished by a larger hotspot; this represents the Shell’s base ...

Composite Structures

Walls, Slabs, Roofs and Shells can be defined as composite structures. Assign a Composite Structure to a Wall, Slab, Roof or Shell 1.Open the ...

Automatic Trim: Example 2

Suppose you have the following Shells and Walls:   1.Select all the elements shown (Roof, Shell, Walls). 2.From the context menu, go to Connect and choose Trim Elements to Roof/Shell.   3.In the appearing dialog box, click Trim.   4.View the result in 3D:   ...

Assign a Cut Fill

•For construction elements (Wall / Slab/ Beam/ Column / Roof / Shell / Morph / Mesh): Cut fills are assigned via the Building Material attribute. The construction element will use the cut fill defined for the assigned Building Material. See Building Materials. •For GDL-based ...

Editing Plane Display

The Editing Plane is shown by default in the 3D window. To hide it, use the toggle at View > Editing Plane Display. Note: Regardless of the state of this toggle, the Editing Plane will be temporarily displayed whenever necessary: for example, after you choose a plane for Ruled Shell ...