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Wall Mounted Light in Skylight Well???

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Hi!

 

I'm trying to get a wall mounted light inside a skylight well.   So far I figured I could put it on a wall nearby and specify the offset/height to get it to "appear" in the more or less correct place.  This kind of works, but I'm wondering if anyone has a more legit way of doing this?  I'm hopeful to get the light to automatically tilt with the slope of the well.

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To get that to tilt I think you'd have to draw that wall of the skylight shaft with a ceiling plane, then open the symbol dbx for that light and choose for it to be flush with ceiling.

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I would think that particular fixture would look ok if you were to just rotate the symbol to match the skylight shaft angle.

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1 hour ago, Chopsaw said:

I would think that particular fixture would look ok if you were to just rotate the symbol to match the skylight shaft angle.

Yes, you're right.  Definitely much easier that way.   I had locked onto the OP's comment  "I'm hopeful to get the light to automatically tilt with the slope of the well."  

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29 minutes ago, DzinEye said:

I had locked onto the OP's comment  "I'm hopeful to get the light to automatically tilt with the slope of the well."

 

I am sure it is on the to do list but not likely anywhere near the top.  Any way the symbol rotation would work for that one but not pendants on a cathedral ceiling unfortunately.

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3 minutes ago, Chopsaw said:

Any way the symbol rotation would work for that one but not pendants on a cathedral ceiling unfortunately.

Yes, those posts where folks are wondering why their pendants are hanging on an angle from their cathedral ceiling are entertaining!

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