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    • By stevenyhof
      As we all know, there are limited garage doors in Chief... A lot of them! Just not what we need. I plan on making more of the standard doors also. These are some of the common doors we use here in West Michigan from Clopay or similar.
      I am including my drawing where I made the doors if you want to make your own and/or expand on the drawing. I am also including my Library of these garage doors.
      Video about the garage doors...

      Link to the drawing file - X15
      Link to the Library - X15
      Let me know what you think. Are these helpful?
      credit to Eric - EricOnChiefArchitect
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      I found another post where users were trying to find better ways to generate more realistic grass, and further conversation brought me to Twinmotion to help me render elevations quickly.
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      I did just send this to support, but wanted to know if anyone else was running into this - perhaps unwittingly...
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      How can I globally turn off the Show Schedule Callout? As I insert Library objects I can open the object and turn if off, but if my object is a block I need to explode the block and then select the object with the call out on. 
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