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I am new to Chief Architect. Have been successfully creating my own 3D symbols but I can't find a way to convert a symbol I've created back to it's independent parts, so I can modify it. Any help would be appreciated.

 

Wayne

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Once you create a symbol, that's it; the symbol is a monolithic entity.  I save my component parts file as a *.plan.  That way, if changes are needed, then I can go back and edit.

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Aside from what Jon suggests certain (simple) alterations can be made to a symbol by altering it and saving it in generations. New plan, place symbol, set stretch plane or zone to suit one change, change object, double check then convert to symbol. Repeat as needed to alter other areas.

Entire areas can be deleted this way as well using "delete surface" in 3D view.

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