Joe_Carrick

"Barn Doors"

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If you create a Wall Type:

 

Name = 3" Invisible

1 Layer 2.75" thick

Material = Insulation, Air Gap

LineStyle = "Blank"

 

Then draw a wall, insert a pocket door and set the Wall to:

   3" Invisible

  No Room Definition

  No Locate

 

You can move the wall up against another wall with a matching "Doorway".

 

This will provide a "Barn Style Door" which can be in the Door Schedule and will look right in the Plan View as well as in 3D.

 

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One problem I found is that "Show Open in 3D" doesn't work very well because CA simply changes the width of the door to about 1" instead of moving it to the open position.  OTOH, if you use a Door Symbol with the x-origin offset it will look correct in 3D as well.

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If you are using Barn doors from the CA library the "Reverse Symbol" option works nicely for open and close.

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1 hour ago, JonathanJanacek said:

Joe, I haven't been able to find a DBX that allows me to change the x-Origin....where is that setting at?  Thanks

It's in the Symbol dbx (the little chair icon on the Edit Toolbar)

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