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  1. Good to know. Let me gather a simple plan and some pics to clarify what I'm looking for, and get back to you.
  2. Thank you both for weighing in. I thought since you can create a material list from a room, there might be some way to automate the info similarly.
  3. Is there a custom macro that can pull information from multiple objects in a room. For instance, I would like to generate a list of all codes (under object information panel) on all doors and windows inside of one specific room, without creating a schedule or material list.
  4. Yes!!! Provide the old x14 search as the default basic search, and the new x15 search features under an advanced search option
  5. I don't like the new X15 library search filter. It takes up too much of the screen. I like the simple, clean x14 search bar that hides my library folders when producing the results. Anyway to get that back? Even the library toolbar added a title taking up more space.
  6. Tried it in X15 and the problem is gone. Re-tried in X14 and still have the same issue with the text. I checked some other PDFs I created earlier this week in X14 and they show correctly. Not sure what happened in the last 24 hours that would cause the issue.
  7. Anyone find a solution to the text problem? I just started having the same problem. Picture attached. The PDF on left was printed last night on home computer. PDF on right printed this morning on office computer. Both using the same settings in X14. I did download X15 Beta yesterday on the office computer, not sure if that affects anything in X14. It appears the Chief Blueprint text spacing is getting squeezed, both on the text and dimensions. I tried a different pdf writer and it fixed the problem, but it slower.
  8. I guess I'll just go through my wall types and check the default icon next to all my wall types. And it has to be the MAIN LAYER because I accidently checked the framing on a different layer and it showed the same gap. Thanks again!
  9. Thank you! I knew it was some new setting I was missing. Do I have to define ALL my wall types with specific framing elements in order for framing to display correctly then?
  10. I cannot get the exterior sheathing and siding to cover the sill plate on the foundation wall. I skipped x13 completely and jumped to x14. The only difference I can find in x14 is in the structure tab of foundation wall spec dialog, the platform intersections includes generate between platforms but only for invisible walls and railings now. Attached is plan file if neededSill Plate Gap.plan
  11. That is exactly what I did as a quick fix! Just hoping I didn't have to include that extra step. Thanks for the help, I'll try your window option. I prefer to model as it will be built, but as much as people change decks/porches it just seemed like an area I could shave some time off without sacrificing too much. Thanks again
  12. Thanks for the help! When placed as a window it does solve the transparency issue in elevation, however this seems more tedious than just a room molding polyline. Also, what about the guards when the deck is over 30" to grade? With the polyline I can place my support posts where I need them, turn off the newels and still have the balusters shown in 3d views.
  13. I use the glass block molding polyline method for my screened porches. Is there a way to have the material not see through in elevation views as before in previous versions? I'd rather have some opaque hatch, its cleaner for the construction doc elevations. I don't want to see railing balusters on decks beyond or stone facing on walls Glass Block Screen.pdf
  14. What is the best way to get a railing below a sloping gable end such as in a loft dormer? I seem to always have a problem getting it to look right or having the rooms defined incorrectly. This is the best solution I've been able to get, but not sure if there is a better way. Using x12 for now. Sample Loft.plan
  15. OR just keep using x12 until the problem is eventually fixed.