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Hi,

I am using Chief Architect X8 on a Mac.

I am having trouble with roof planes - I want to be able to change the baseline height but it keeps defaulting back and won't alter.

Yet when I open the same file on another computer I can change it

Any suggestions?

 

Thanks

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3 minutes ago, Alyssa5 said:

I want to be able to change the baseline height but it keeps defaulting back and won't alter.

 

Defaulting back how?

 

How are you changing it?

 

Maybe some screen captures (images, not PDFs please) would help explain.

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See attached three screenshots

1. When I open the roof plane box

2. Me locked pitch and entering 2800 to change the baseline height

3. when I click the dot to lock baseline height 

Screen Shot 2020-03-03 at 10.06.10 AM.png

Screen Shot 2020-03-03 at 10.06.57 AM.png

Screen Shot 2020-03-03 at 10.07.32 AM.png

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Try this.

 

Lock the pitch, change the baseline, then TAB.

 

See if it stays set.

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Yay! thanks so much it worked! 

Do you know why it needs to work this way and not the way I was doing it?

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5 minutes ago, Alyssa5 said:

Do you know why it needs to work this way and not the way I was doing it?

 

It doesn't on my system (X11 on Windows), so it might be an X8 or Mac thing.

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ok no worries thanks for solving that for me :)

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6 hours ago, Alyssa5 said:

Yay! thanks so much it worked! 

Do you know why it needs to work this way and not the way I was doing it?

 

If I read it right you already locked the pitch at 30 , you can't ALSO lock the baseline Height at 2800mm next..... that would unlock the pitch again.

 

M.

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