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I stumbled on a possible bug that I'd like to share with you :

When modeling a door, we always struggle to display it's different sizes correctly in plan.
We need 2 different informations destined to 2 different workers :
1) The raw opening size for the company building the wall (height measured from the concrete slab, not the flooring)
2) The door opening size for the company making the doors (dimension of the opening once the flooring is complete)

To do this we tried several times to use the oversized opening option with no success. If our flooring is 13cm for example, we'd put a 13cm bottom oversize to the opening and let the 3 other directions to 0. This displays correctly in 3D but dimensions do not show the correct opening height (see attached image "Door_2").
Today, while testing new ways of doing this efficiently, I played a bit and tried to put a left or right oversize and to my surprise, the dimension was now showing the correct opening height :shock:

This makes absolutely no sense to me. Dimensions do have an option specifically proposing to follow oversized opening. It should work no matter if you have an horizontal oversize or not.

It looks like a bug to me. But is it?
Does someone have any idea about this?

Does someone have another way of doing this efficiently without playing with 2 or 3 properties?

Best regards

3D view of the door
Without a left or right oversized opening
With a left or right oversized opening