When a pocket door is used in a plan, and the information is populated into the door schedule, is there a way to account for the 4.5" at the top where the hardware is hidden in the wall above the door? The header height currently appears the same as all the other interior doors, and does not seem to account for this. The schedule does get the width of the pocket door opening correct (twice the width of the door panel).
Is there a reason Chief does not include this information?
Is there a way I could adjust my defaults so that this information is included on pocket doors in the future?
I have a client who is self-building, and although I explained that my plans are not an instruction manual for building (I'm an interior designer, not an architect or engineer), and my standard disclaimer says "door schedule is for planning only - refer to manufacturer specs for all installation instructions". However this client went and put the header at the height listed in the schedule and is now shocked that he has to reframe, when he bought his doors weeks after the framing began. He's wondering why "my software didn't account for that". His framers don't seem all that experienced either.
So.., I know this may sound counter productive and not make much sense to the 99%, but i think i might have found a bug in the software (X-15). Here's what happened:
When placing a default interior door I set the size to 2880 (Its a Swing door). I then converted the door to a symbol and renamed it (I find it quicker for myself, to pick a premade door from the library browser). I then placed the door on a wall with perfect success. It has all the components that I want and the type that i want. . Here's where things get wonky.... I then change the size of the door to a 2080 and convert it to a symbol once again. The difference now is it turned the new symbol door into a bifold door. Does anyone know why a Hinged door would revert to a bifold door when the size is 24" or smaller? Is this a bug Chief Crew?
So, I'm working on this duplex, created a door schedule.... and the entry door labels are being mixed up somewhat with the doors into the garages.
Both entry doors should be D07, and both Doors into the garage should be D09.... but one of each is switched around... one of the entry doors on the plan is called out as D09, and one of the Doors into the garage is being called out as D07...
And, yes, if I open the doors from the plan, they are showing up correctly in the dialog box.
The title basically describes it. Is there a way to display a door as open in certain views (i.e. an elevation view), but not in others (i.e. on the floor plan, or a different elevation view)? And, if I want it to display halfway open in 3D views, but not on the floor plan, is there a way to do that?