Framing member colors


Larry_Sweeney
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Is there a default where I can set my colors for different types of framing members? Sills, Floor jts., Ceiling jts.,  Rim jts. etc. I saw in one of Scott's videos where he had different framing members different colors so I'm sure there's a quick way to do this. Hey, Scott, are you listening. :)

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Is there a default where I can set my colors for different types of framing members? Sills, Floor jts., Ceiling jts.,  Rim jts. etc. I saw in one of Scott's videos where he had different framing members different colors so I'm sure there's a quick way to do this. Hey, Scott, are you listening. :)

Yeah,  I'm listening,  the video showed you how to do it.  I saw someone else do this about 6 years ago,  it's a great way to help understand the framing overview.  

 

I changed the materials in the BUILD FRAMING>MATERIALS DBX

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Scott......That only shows three things that can be changed. "General". "Post" &"Rafters". What about floor jts., rim jts. ceiling jts., sill plates?

In this pic,  the sill and stud blocking are same color,  rafters are another,  if I had trusses I believe they may be another color,  I have different colors for new and exiting studs,  ceiling joists are another color  and floor joists are another,  I think that is 7 different colors,  I think I outlined it all in the video.

 

I am showing existing studs in this pic,  if I had new walls,  they would be another color.  

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Scott...Nothing shows if your put in the link. Here's the Chieftutor link.   http://www.chieftalk.com/showthread.php?61955-Color-coded-framing-videos-by-dsh&highlight=COLOR+FRAMING

I am not sure what you mean by  nothing shows.  I played the vid straight from post 7.

 

Anyway,  I think this is the link to the LATEST colored framing vid,  I think this one is better.  This one is on YouTube.

 

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Larry,  do you see post 10 ?  I tried to paste the link of the youtube video and I pasted the vid itself.  I swear,  I can never keep up to the ever changing computer behaviors.

 

I always pasted the link to the vid and now i am pasting the vid.  Did I spell paste with an ing on the end correctly?

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Here is a pic of the link I am trying to post,  but every time I copy the link and paste into CT I get the video itself and I am the only person that can see it.

 

Or go to youtube and type in COLORED FRAMING,  you will find the new vid.  I am telling you,  my computers take on a life of there own.

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Here is the link......        ww.youtube.com/watch?v=yT2-fDKUW2A     .......  so copy this and  put one more "w" in the front and you should get there,  this is so weird.

 

www.youtube.com/watch?v=yT2-fDKUW2A

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Scott

I see both of them and can also play them straight from here - pretty sweet IMHO

Randy,  are you saying that you can see what I see,  IOW,  you can see the video in CT and you can play it straight from CT without going to the youtube site?  If that is so,  you see what I see but Larry and Mike cannot see it.  Is this so?  

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I also can play them from the cheiftalk screen

So it is Mike and Larry that are having the problems,  it is kind of neat that we can have direct access to the vids without going to the youtube website.  Hey Larry,  Mike,  fix your computers!  Thank you,  thank you very much.

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I'm using IE. I wonder if there is something I have to set up differently or maybe it's some kind of "blocker" I have turned on. Dang if I know. Is there anyone else out there that is having the same problem Mike and I are? I guess I'll have to call up my grandkids again.  :wacko:

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