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Everything about GDL - Doors/Windows/Objects/Stairs etc. (Example: I created an object that prints an error message in 3D all the time, please help!)

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By Tiny
Lingwisyer wrote:
Thu May 23, 2019 2:51 am
Do not think this will be the case since the 3D preview is generated from the same script as the actual object itself, but, if you go to Open Object by Subtype, do you have the following object?

General GDL Element => Model Element => Macro => Sash

If not, you will want to reinstall your default AC library.


Thank you Ling, I checked and version 36 of the sash is there, I will uninstall AC and reinstall over the weekend and see if that works. I will report back if that works.
By Tiny
So I found what was causing my windows to have missing components. It's a bit embarrassing really, but I hope this may help someone else. The MVO settings under Document, Model view, Model view options, was set to simplified instead of full. I have no idea how this got changed! Instantly showed everything correctly.

Thanks again for all the suggestions. Luckily I never got around to reinstalling.
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By Barry Kelly
Thanks for posting back.

So it seems that the 3D preview in the object settings does not follow the MVO settings.
This could be a little dangerous in my opinion.
I do not use the default Graphisoft Library so I do not have this 'simplified' option.

I just tested this and it is indeed the case.
Very confusing if you ask me.

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By Barry Kelly
Palawat wrote:
Mon Jun 24, 2019 11:50 am
Maybe it's MVO.

Please check your "Model View Options" and make sure that the "3D and Section/Elevation" for window under "DETAIL LEVEL OF DOOR WINDOW..." is set to "Full".
Yes, that is what Tiny discovered.