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  • gwnelson
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    One of my big pet peeves with wall-related items is that the OOTB template uses the wall CL as the reference point. Why? I've gone through all of mine & changed that to be wall face - exactly where the item will be mounted. No confusion when you change wall thickness. (I don't have Revit open & am about to leave so I didn't look at the rft file - this is just a general observation that might apply here. Sorry if you've already addressed it...)

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  • feio
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    I have been considering, the use of a sub-category for some categories called "Installation".
    It would obviously only show off in Fine detail level and the purpose is exactly that - the installation!
    Let me explain:
    Imagine a lighting fixture embeded in a gypsumboard ceiling. They have usually come with standard dimensions for the shape itself but also come with a geometry that is the actual cut of the ceiling for inserting.
    There are lots of candidates for this subcategory: appliances in countertops, fixtures in walls, etc.
    Also usefull are symbolic centre lines for locating mechanical fixings points. Another sub-category?

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  • Munkholm
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    Been looking at my current light fixtures, and historical I´ve pretty much only have had the need for material parameters.

    Material
    lamp shade (Shared, Type, Material)
    reflector (Shared, Type, Material)
    cord (Shared, Type, Material)
    mounting track (Shared, Type, Material)
    chandelier (Shared, Type, Material)

    And on occasions I´ve used something like this:

    Dimensions:
    shade diameter (Shared, Type, Length)
    distance from host (Shared, Instance, Length) mainly used for pendants
    tilt angle (Shared, Instance, Angle) used to drive the direction of a tilt-able spot

    Thoughts ?

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  • JCM
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    Then maybe just to avoid the change for the newbies

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  • Munkholm
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    Yes, but activating the light cone also let´s you change to i.e. spot or linear...

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  • JCM
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    I'm not totally sure but if I had to guess it would be because spot lights and linear lights have different ies distribution webs, the spot being like the typical cone shape and the linear light having more of a half-chamfered box or elongated dome hope this makes sense.

    I think if you activate the light cone in the VG then you can see the difference

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  • Munkholm
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    BTW, stripped the templates down to just two... anyone knows why there´s a separate template for linear and spot lightings ?

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  • Munkholm
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    Yah, always wondered why there´s no thunder category to supplement the lightning :beer: Thanks guys.

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  • JCM
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    I was just going to ask:Is this the category for Lightning Rods?

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  • gwnelson
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    OOPS - Lighting not LIGHTNING

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