new plan with metric units, wall type dont have siding 6 ?


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currently as shown the picture i have old plan which is using metric units, then i start drawing a exterior wall, and its show me wall types (SIDING 6), but when i get a new plan & repeat drawing a exterior wall, then i dont have wall types (siding-6) ? what was wrong > i have reset everythings...

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There is a wall type for "Siding - Thick" that is similar.  There should also be a "Wall, Siding-6" in the core libraries.  If you draw a wall in your plan using the library one, it will automatically add it to your plan's list of wall types.  If you want that exact wall type from your legacy plan, you can copy a wall from the legacy plan into your new plan which will also add it to the list of wall types.  You could also build your own wall type to be whatever you would like.

 

Some more info about wall types can be found here:

https://www.chiefarchitect.com/videos/playlists/85/walls.html?playlist=1

https://www.chiefarchitect.com/support/article/KB-02944/defining-a-new-wall-type.html

 

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