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Is there any way to put a windows in the top panel on a garage door?

 

Of any panel of choice for that matter?

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Manually.  I usually just model those from scratch...ish.  Place single panel, stack up as desired, insert panel with glass where I want it, and then convert that stacked configuration to Door Symbol.

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Thanks.  I was able to get it work with 6 panels and still looked odd because the glass panels did't match the door panels type...

 

And, It's just too hard to do for a 120" x 120" door with 7 panels...  Chief refuses to Mull the unit... can't get the distances and overlapping to work to where chief accepts it.

 

 

Should be as simple as:  Build a door just like the garage door company would build and assemble:

 

1) create a panel door

2) choose your panel type

3) replace panels of choice with a glass unit...  

 

This should be built in feature.  Especially after 12 versions...  At least what I think, but who am I...  LOL.

 

I'll let customer use their imagination...  ;)

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8 minutes ago, basilbabaa said:

This should be built in feature.

Lots and lots of people have requested this... search the 'suggestions' forum and add your +1

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It's not too difficult, and a good exercise to create your own doors from scratch.

 

Create panels as needed and combine to form a door symbol.

 

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Search the forum for the Garage Door Wizard.

 

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6 hours ago, Rich_Winsor said:

Search the forum for the Garage Door Wizard.

 

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I wish this program was still available for purchase. I don't believe it is.

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3 hours ago, tommy1 said:

I wish this program was still available for purchase. I don't believe it is.

Check with @CharlesVolz

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I used to own that program...  I've looked all over for it...  I can't find it...   UUUg....    How could I have lost it...  I'm an idiot!    :wacko:

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I'm pretty sure it's a free download now, at least a month ago it was.

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21 hours ago, basilbabaa said:

Is there any way to put a windows in the top panel on a garage door?

 

Of any panel of choice for that matter?

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Choosing the door from the Manufacturer's Library ( Amarr ,Wayne Dalton, Clopay etc.) if you know which one it is may help ? 

 

eg this is a Wayne Dalton Westfield Styleline II

 

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1 hour ago, basilbabaa said:

I used to own that program...  I've looked all over for it...  I can't find it...   UUUg....    How could I have lost it...  I'm an idiot!    :wacko:

 

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I don't want to step on anybody's toes, but if

this software is no longer being offered for

sale, I don't have a problem with giving it out

to people who would like it. It's just a small

(6.3 Mb) executable file.

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8 minutes ago, Rich_Winsor said:

I don't want to step on anybody's toes, but if

this software is no longer being offered for

sale, I don't have a problem with giving it out

to people who would like it. It's just a small

(6.3 Mb) executable file.

 

See the Post by Charles above as I am not sure if that would violate your User licence ...I am not 100% sure this is AbandonWare ( freeWare) or not....perhaps PM Charles ?

 

* would be great if Owner Allows the Program to be posted here on the Forum eg in the Symbols Forum or something....

 

M.

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I have already PM'ed Charles...  and am awaiting an answer...

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4 minutes ago, basilbabaa said:

I have already PM'ed Charles...  and am awaiting an answer...

 

Ok great , my post was actually directed at Rich  who offered the File .....

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10 hours ago, Kbird1 said:

 

Ok great , my post was actually directed at Rich  who offered the File .....

Mick my man, you are honest to a fault. :)

I was one of apparently only three who bought the

latest available version from Charles. As I recall

shortly after that the trail to Kerry Francis went cold.

With him unavailable and/or unresponding I don't 

have a problem passing it along (for free) to interested

parties.

 

If someone finds a current source, then by all means

go that route. It was well worth the $20 asking price

I paid.

 

 

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19 hours ago, Rich_Winsor said:

Mick my man, you are honest to a fault. :)

I was one of apparently only three who bought the

latest available version from Charles. As I recall

shortly after that the trail to Kerry Francis went cold.

With him unavailable and/or unresponding I don't 

have a problem passing it along (for free) to interested

parties.

 

If someone finds a current source, then by all means

go that route. It was well worth the $20 asking price

I paid.

 

 

 

TBH I thought I had seen more recent posts than Charles' in 2017 so thought the Author was still around, but if he is not around anymore, then I guess it is AbandonWare

and the Program could be posted for all to use, I am sure there are many who would would grab a copy if made available here in the Tips or Symbols Forum or which ever way you would prefer to distribute it.

 

*** maybe not best check this posted today.....

https://chieftalk.chiefarchitect.com/topic/15059-garage-door-wizard-update/?do=findComment&comment=219405

 

Mick.

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