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  1. RobWhite

    Centering Text

    I am aware there is the standard centering text horizontally, but it there a command to centre the text vertically This would be useful to the title block in layout. If my title block is full the text box is nicely proportioned, but the title block is a one line the proportion is out of whack. Am I miss a command already there...or is a method to overcome this??
  2. RobWhite

    Cornice to raking ceilings

    What is the best method to place cornice (crown mould) to a raking (sloping) ceiling?
  3. It seems X12, with in new 'Saved Plan View Control' system only applies to plan views and is not an option for cad details or camera elevations. This is a problem when is using the same cad detail for 2 or more different views. For example when viewing scale 1:10 is need to turn off the scale 1:50 text etc. I have turned on 'Active Layer Set Contol' tool in the cad detail to try overcome this, but this then over rides the previous view (different scale) of the same detail in the layout page. That is, my scale 1:10 also display the !50 texts and details. This was straight forward in X11 without the Saved Plan View Control. By the way I am enjoying the Saved Plan View Control has I get more familiar. It seems the best way to overcome this is to duplicate the cad detail (though duplicate is never efficient) or draw the cad detail in the plan view. Am I missing a control or method?? Any suggestion. I guess a training video will bring me up to speed with the change.
  4. RobWhite

    Drawing Revisions

    Is there a method to delete all the revisions in the layout pages and start again? It appears I need to delete the revision items on each page at a time. (I have 23-25 pages!!) I have a method of noting revisions alphabetical during the preliminary/tender stage and then displaying revisions numerical once a contract is entered into. This method allows to me to delete all revisions during the preliminary/tender stage, thus reducing confusion. I now want to delete all the alphabetic items and begin my contract revisions numerical. I have tried deleting the complete table and then re-entering a new revision table, but the programs automatically remembers the alphabetical list. Any clues? Rob White Chief X11
  5. RobWhite

    Window Glass type

    Where do can I change the Glazing Type in the window schedule. There is a default setting somewhere, that I need to change. Thanks you to the CA experts. I don't take for granted the speed and specialist information provide on this forum.
  6. RobWhite

    Bifold Window

    The new release CAX11 has bifold option for doors. Bifold window are yet to be included. I have threfore used the bifold door option to create a bi-fold window. The elevation view (i.e. bifold door with a raise sill) look like a genuine bifold window. Is it possible to then get then bifold door into the window shedule? Or does anyone have a good alternation, that produce a bifold system in the window schedule?
  7. RobWhite

    RFA 3D models/symbols

    I'll be modelling my own; using a polyline solid. Thanks fellas
  8. RobWhite

    RFA 3D models/symbols

    How do I import Revit symbols. The file format is #.RFA? Sketch up doesn't offer an import option either. Any clues?
  9. RobWhite

    Roller Doors

    Has anyone worked out an automated method of drawings roller doors? Really the only difference with garage doors is getting rid of wide throw panel-lift plan view. I'd hoped the CAX11 addition of increasing the Garage Door Vertical Panels option may have catered for this. Not so.
  10. RobWhite

    Door Jamb hard against wall junction

    Humbug...It did not work. It is working my robe sliding door, but not on the other doors. I have just solved it. I did adjust he 'Ignore Casing for Opening Resize', which didn't allow me to change but when I click the 'Through Wall' option I was able to make the change. Love your membership photo! Rob
  11. How do I position a door jamb hard against an intersecting wall? At the moment The door jamb sit about 1 stud thickness away from the junction. I think their an adjustment for this somewhere in the preference. Or at least there was in the past.
  12. RobWhite

    NICE Job on X11 Chief Team!!!

    Yes I am enjoying it too. Some really timely upgrade. Thanks
  13. RobWhite

    Downloading library catalogs

    Is there a quick way to download the bonus and manufacturer's library catalogs. The only system I know is individually download each library category and there is about 50 such categories. Just upgraded to CAX11 and I didn't have them in the previous version so the library's were not transferred in the simple upgrade
  14. RobWhite

    Security/flyscreen Doors

    Any suggestion for showing 'phantom' flyscreen, or retractable style flyscreens to bifold doors. The bifolds are outward openning and the phantom screen are interal, attached to either each side or one side and slide across to provide the screened protection. I have simply drawings a 2D cad arrangment with notation on the floor plan. This is not in 3D, and though not essential would be handy
  15. RobWhite

    Security/flyscreen Doors

    What is the best way to include/show security or flyscreen doors to entry doors? The CA do that? (I have just upgraded to CAX11)