Dennis_Gavin

Naming Wall Types

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just starting X8.  Having trouble naming a new wall type.  I can only get chiefs supplied name.

Anyone else haveing this problem or know what the heck I might be doing wrong?

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yes, i think same problem i'm seeing??  I can copy a new wall and make changes, but I can't rename it no matter what I do.  But i can still function with the wall, just can't rename it.  i just sent a support request in on that and another item I found.

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This is a very bad bug.  I use the Wall Type name for Labels on Exterior Elevations. 

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If confirmed, perhaps the Beta Testers can submit a report through there process to ensure it gets taken care of before the next release.

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If confirmed, perhaps the Beta Testers can submit a report through there process to ensure it gets taken care of before the next release.

Done!

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I confirm same problem, thank  you Joe_Carrick for reporting bug.

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Also when I created a new wall type and assigned the outer layer to be stucco it was shown as siding in 3D, the default setting

for an exterior wall. 

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I found this bug last week and reported it.

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This bug should have been fixed as soon as it was discovered IMO, which is now quite some time. It kills new wall type names which is crucial in almost any custom wall set-up.

 

I also just did a presentation showing off CA to a kitchen design firm that I want to adopt Chief so we can work together more seamlessly. They bought Chief, with this bug, and can't create custom wall definitions. Not good. Needs fixing now.

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yes, i think same problem i'm seeing??  I can copy a new wall and make changes, but I can't rename it no matter what I do.  But i can still function with the wall, just can't rename it.  i just sent a support request in on that and another item I found.

Thanks Ben IO thought it was only me

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Would definitely like a fix on this soon.  This and another bug that effects how plans look visually are hindering my progress.  However, I realize this is 'beta', and therefore will be risks involved with going totally X8.

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Ben

what is the visual bug I have not seen it anywhere.

 

Graeme, for me it occurs when using openings that butts up against a 90 degree wall and it doesn't draw the line where they meet, and produces artifact lines in elevations as well.  I haven't seen it discussed on this forum, so perhaps it is the way I work, but I have reported it to Chief.  It shows up in new plans and plans brought forward from X7 and before that didn't show the problem.  I sure hope they fix it in the next update.  In attached screen shot, i've circled where lines aren't being produced, it's leaving it blank or white where the opening is meeting the adjacent wall.  If i pull it back an inch, the line will show up.

 

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To fix you can use the "Edit wall intersection" tool b/c a footing is also a wall

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Did that with no joy.  Sometimes it works and sometimes it doesn't.  It has more to do with the door jamb settings, but even that isn't consistent.  Chief tells me they are working on it.  Thanks for the suggestion.

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