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Accurate tile elevations

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I am having a hard time doing accurate tile elevations in CA. I'm a kitchen and bath designer and need to be able to show tile installers exactly how the tile is being laid out. I use patterns (brick etc) for renderings but these are not ok for technical drawings. It seems CA cuts the tiles (at top and bottom) when its not necessary and I can't figure out if or how origin points might help me. Basically I need to know how to get patterns to start and end at an exact height or be exactly centered on a sink, etc. Currently  I am having to use cad lines to draw the tile elevations which is time consuming and bogs my computer down. Can anyone help me with this?  Thanks!

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tiles have patterns.  IF the pattern lines don't get set where you want use the offset portion of the materials

dialogue box to offset the height and width.  IF you have the tile in different areas give the tile a new name

and set offsets for that newly named tile so it works in the other location.  Each time the tile appears in a new

location you have to give the tile a new name and offsets.   Same for textures.(rendered image)

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