Michael_Gia

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  1. I was hoping, for some reason, that with the new X16 that maybe, maybe,... there would be improvements in the 3D viewer? As with most of Chief's features and tools, the latest version adds some nice shiny new tricks, but does absolutely ZERO! to fix existing problems and shortcomings of the software. It's pretty frustrating. I'm forced to use TwinMotion for sharing a 3D model. Not a bad predicament since I've become quite comfortable with the software, it's just a shame and a disgrace, quite frankly that the 3D viewer tool still sucks as hard as it does.
  2. @Renerabbitt That's the first time I see a chair leg actually look like it's sitting on the floor and not look like it's hovering 1/8" above. Was this rendered solely in X16?
  3. This gets posted a lot. It happens to me from time to time and I never remember what I did at the time to resolve this very unsettling occurrence. Sometimes it's the wall definition that I messed with and sometimes I build the floor framing and it gets resolved. I can't remember, though. Try reading this.... https://www.chiefarchitect.com/support/article/KB-00038/resolving-a-gap-between-floors-in-camera-views.html
  4. 50%? more like 90%. I really wish they would tell people to ask only X16 related questions. That was our opportunity to hear more about X16, not someone droning on about some issue they're having. Great release, though. Looks like X16 is as great of a bump as X15 was, maybe better?
  5. @yenegsome I'm sure you’ll get some help on this, but in the meantime watch this, linked below. It's truly the greatest instructional video on terrains you’ll ever see.
  6. So my door supplier will be comfortable with 2670 L ? Up until now I would just send them the plan but I’m trying to help them out a bit for a much larger project.
  7. Thanks, for the clarification. Pretty humiliating, actually. Learning every day.
  8. Why is the "formatted size" different from my door size? I really just need a column that can display the door size and hinge side. I was hoping the "size column" could do that. The image below shows a 30" x 84" door but the size column shows 2670 L What does the 2670 refer to and how to correct? Why is this so confusing or am I that dense? (highly possible)
  9. It's your very green and shiny background with that horrible out of the box grass. Experiment with different backgrounds. Try the "Cloudy Sunset" from the Chief Bonus catalogue just to see the effect. With a dark background like that one you get a lot less interference with light bouncing around on the inside. If it's too dark on the inside you can increase exposure and light intensity. It's always easier to increase brightness than to darken an over lit scene.
  10. @TeaTime @JKEdmo I added a stud on the interior and a stud in the main layer of the wall. This is how it frames...
  11. Why not just define one giant wall? (like in the bottom of the image)
  12. Make sure "flat ceiling" is checked in the structure tab of the room dialogue box. there's nothing special to do. The roof is cutting the ceiling because the fascia is lower than the ceiling. if you want the ceiling to follow the slope of the roof then just uncheck "flat ceiling".
  13. The simplest way is to print at 1/2 scale. In the Print View dialogue box. > Drawing Scale > Check Plot at “1/2 Scale” Since 11x17 is roughly half of 24 x 36 you might only need some minor tweaking of objects too close to the edge. Adjust those and you’re all good. Be aware that your scale reference which was probably set at 1/4” in now effectively 1/8” once printed. You might want to change that on your plans as well.
  14. If you create the stairwell with a room which includes, not only your steps but also includes the landing then, the open-below room will have the default ceiling height of your 1st floor, so there’s nothin to do beyond that. The landing gets adjusted when properly snapped to the two stair runs. The other way is to use a separate room to define the landing, and another room with an open-below room for the 2 stair runs. You would then drop the floor level of the landing room to the height you need to accommodate the stairs. With either option you’re never adjusting the ceiling height.
  15. Hopefully it works more like it does in Archicad where you define a colour and fill pattern for the walls, floors, etc, when they get cut by a section.