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  1. Cool! Thanks CA is full of "hidden" details. hiding in plain sight.
  2. Where do I find that, Richard?
  3. I have some rather large mulled windows. In the schedule they are shown as one unit with a height and width, But there is a mixture of window sizes and types. How do others communicate what the different windows are? Do I copy them as a CAD drawing and dimension the CAD drawing for the more complex windows?
  4. Specify Label in the window dbx changes the label. I have done that before, But I intend to rely on the Window Schedule for this project.
  5. I must be missing something. The only label I know is the auto generated one that shows on the plan or elevations. I click on that and it highlights the label and the window, but there is no place to enter info when it is clicked. Either your instruction are vague, or I am getting the wrong idea.
  6. Oo. Components are new to me. Never saw this before. Or maybe I did when I did not need it. So right-click on a window of a label gives me a menu with several options, including Components. Is this what your comment was referring to Perry?
  7. There is a Comments column available, but how do I assign a comment to a window? Or would that just create another unique window type? Do I manually add comments to the schedule on the screen?
  8. Also, Is there any way to save an edit area? Polygon and back? or convert a polygon to an edit area?
  9. I would like to extend this post. I have a garage set at a 45 degree angle from the house and the cross hairs. I need to select the garage, which is connected by a breezway, and move it. the roof and foundation 2 ft closer to the house. The edit area creates an edit box that is orthogonal to the display and cross hairs. I know that it (edit box) is editable, but is there an easier way to create a rotated edit box around my garage?
  10. Do it in sketchup free. There are many 3D printer toutorials on line.
  11. Random acts of terror, or a bug! This was a problem in the past and I hoped it was fixed. I am hoping that someone has a solution? The same plan was posted on my last post on the funky attic wall.
  12. Thanks Johnny, That was easy. I do that on the exterior regularly. I did not recognize it as the same problem since the wall looked so wacky. The house is all new construction. It started out as a "modern-farm house" as the client wanted, but they bought a lot in a neighbor hood that required an older, up-scaled style.I had to simplify the design a little due to budget.
  13. File is 14,449 KB. I also have friezes vanishing for no apparent reason. Such as on the back of the garage were the foundation and wall the roof sets on are both simple, single walls. Yet randomly the frieze stops and starts. It is hard to keep up on all of the anomalies that Chief creates, which is why there is such a steep learning curve after learning the basics. 1505T21.zip
  14. Yes, just as you have shown. I need to do exactly that in terms of results. I hate to ask how since so much advice has be given, but it is not so clear to my Midwestern mind. And this is good too. I would want the foundation all on one sheet and I believe it can be managed in a single plan, but it would require a system and details. We could use an improved system that would allow us to show what we want. In any case, the concrete guys don't want multiple pages. Just one. I have seen these contractors do a physical cut and paste in order to make a single sheet. It is just the way they choose to see it.
  15. I have done this before, but right now the method eludes me. on my second floor plan I have the first floor showing, but in layout it is not showing. I have forgotten how to make it show in layout. Unfortunately it is not obvious to do but I k now that I struggled with this before. Please help.