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Rebar count for different walls

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Does anyone know how or where one could set different rebar options for different types of walls, or is the components tab the only place to do this? Example: I have retaining walls that require far more rebar than my default foundation walls. And unfortunately, one cannot copy a component AFAIK.

Side question: is there a simple automatic way to get no. 4 rebar to report as 10M in a material list? And no. 5 as 15M etc.

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For size in mm just type it in... or is that not automatic enough?
Sorry if that's no help...I am no Chief 'materials' expert what-so-ever ... 

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25 minutes ago, DzinEye said:

I am no Chief 'materials' expert what-so-ever

Thanks for trying Mark. I figured out how to add a formula to the automatic rebar counts that calculates the increased amount needed ...and some other components like

rebar 'L's from footing to wall really quickly. 

Next Question: how do I copy components from one wall to another?

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15 hours ago, robdyck said:

Thanks for trying Mark. I figured out how to add a formula to the automatic rebar counts that calculates the increased amount needed ...and some other components like

rebar 'L's from footing to wall really quickly. 

Next Question: how do I copy components from one wall to another?

Rob can you share what you did? Very interesting 

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Wall DBX, components, footing, create a component using the plus symbol, go through each available row as you see fit, apply a formula to the source object that will populate your desired result based on the wall length. AFAIK, you cannot copy component setting from one wall to another.

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