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    global parameters

    Hi,

    I am trying to create a minimum room length where you can stretch the wall to minimum and there is no maximum. I try to create global parameter. When I check mark reporting parameter, I able to stretch but I can not fill in formula field. When I uncheck, look like both walls are lock. see attached. Please help. Thanks
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    Reporting Parameters merely report what's in the model. They don't control anything. A regular Global Parameter will control whatever dimension you have set to that label. However I don't see how to make a global parameter set a minimum dimension size and still have it dynamically editable in the model. Maybe someone else knows?

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    2 parameters
    Length
    Length_calc: IF (length < 1200; 1200; Length)

    Assuming you min. Length is 1200 mm

    Use the last one as your constraint.
    Use the first one to fill in the value

    Problem is you will always have to edit the dimensions in the global parameters. You can not move the wall in the project as that will break the constraint.


    Other then this I can not think of something right now

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