- Tue Dec 15, 2020 2:27 am
Yes it is a tough one when setting up a template.
You either use cloned folders and then all new views will be created automatically with the correct settings,
But you have to explain to the users that you may not want to use all of the views that have been created.
For example you would not need a site plan view for the 12th floor of a multi-storey building.
Or you create just the folders and views that you want, but then you have to explain to the user they must create any new views themselves (and with the correct settings).
I actually use a combination of both.
Cloned folders for floor plans, electrical plans, elevations and sections - anything where I want an automatically created view of any newly created view point.
Then a smattering of non-cloned views for site plans, storm water plans, landscaping plans and the like that I don't need for every storey.
I notice now in 24 that you can't delete a view in a clone any more.
You used to be able to and it would delete the entire clone folder - now you have to delete the entire folder itself.
I still think we just need the option to delete a view in a clone and have it convert automatically to a non-cloned folder, rather than delete the entire folder and create new views.
That way we can have all clone folders and the user can decide if they want to delete specific views (forcing the folder to be non-cloned) or they can just ignore the views they don't need.
I guess one work around is that you can have the clone folders and you can rename the views in that folder to say not to use them.
That still doesn't help when new views are created though.
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