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By avishiplu
Hello Friends,
Hope you are doing fine. I need a suggestion from u regarding 'complex profile'.
It's easy to wrap a wall with a composite wall. I just need to select the wrapping method in Column settings(See Fig -1).
But Column wrapping doesn't work in a complex profile (See Fig -2).
All the Best.
No images attached sorry.

No wrapping won't work in a complex profile wall due to their 'complex' nature.

In 23 you can now create a segmented column, so maybe you could match the segments to your complex profile?

v22 introduced complex columns with stretchable skins that work nicely as wrapped columns
Just create a parameters that allow offsetting of the core

The column can be used for any size column.. now we have custom profile modifiers

step 1.png
Column setup as isolated
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Then when you need to 'wrap' drag it to the wall edge

step 2.png
Drag to the walls edge

Then stretch the core out
Make sure the core has a higher priority than the wall. I have created a 'column cavity' building material here.

When setup correctly its pretty seamless. HTH :D
Finished wrapped column
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