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Anybody have any idea whats going on with the intersections of these deck railings and the exterior walls? Cant get the original default siding to go away at the intersection. Have tried editing default material and making adjustments with the wall layer extents tool.

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did you try turning off the 1/2 post at the wall ?  in general I find Railings don't like ponywalls at times...

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It's helpful to have plan file that demonstrates the problem. So many ways of doing things in Chief.

 

Also good to know what software you are using. It helps others to have this info in your signature so it's always available. See this topic for a signature how to.

https://chieftalk.chiefarchitect.com/topic/18908-signature-here-at-chief-talk

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This very problem happens to me nearly everytime, so annoying.  Regardless of plan it happens.  Im so interested what the solutions to this issue will be.

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29 minutes ago, Designer1 said:

This very problem happens to me nearly every time, so annoying.  Regardless of plan it happens.  I'm so interested what the solutions to this issue will be.

 

If you are good at reproducing that issue I am sure one of the pros could figure out what is going on if you post a sample plan file.

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Just put a corner cap on it. Other than that, it's got to be something with the wall layer extents. Or your railing is sitting just a bit further 'out' than the other wall maybe - make sure they're aligned? Sorry this does seem to be a glitchy item in chief

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Thanks for advice. Eventually solved problem using wall specification/materials. Even though the lower exterior wall indicated  "no change" I was able to select it and change the material to the appropriate material in the plans material list.  

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Maybe use the wall corner edit tool?  Or if you painted this material on...then you may have to open the wall DBX and go to the material tab...click on the material and check the “use default material” box.  

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On ‎9‎/‎18‎/‎2019 at 5:47 PM, Chopsaw said:

 

If you are good at reproducing that issue I am sure one of the pros could figure out what is going on if you post a sample plan file.

Good idea.  I just thought this was normal since it happens so much. For me I just accepted it as the way chief behaves with different wall types, I see this in bathroom design a lot with glass walls or walls with different thickness.

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