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By Rene Pahlavan

I am wondering if anyone else is experiencing this issue, and what the cause might be. As seen in the screenshots attached, the same door is placed twice in one wall - one opens to the outside the other to the inside, but the one opening to the inside has the jamb sticking out of the wall. If I flip the door to the other way it is behaving correctly, but flipping it to the outside causes this glitch that doesn't properly install the door in the wall as it should. Have experienced this a few other times with even more displacement where sometimes the door and frame are totally outside the wall but still cutting the opening. Anyone have any advice on how to solve this?
Plan view - bottom door sticking out
Plan view - bottom door sticking out
Screen Shot 2021-01-18 at 9.32.10 AM.png (26.73 KiB) Viewed 211 times
3D - Jamb sticking out oddly
3D - Jamb sticking out oddly
Screen Shot 2021-01-18 at 9.32.40 AM.png (507.27 KiB) Viewed 211 times
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By Rene Pahlavan
Not sure what OOTB Library is, but the door is D1 24 right out of the AC24 object library.
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By David Shorter
D1 24, set the frame thickness=wall thickness and it should work (worked for me )
doorJambGlitch.jpg (46.34 KiB) Viewed 180 times
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By Lingwisyer
Pretty sure the issue is caused is due to the Reveal Depth being linked to the frame which means that you cannot use it to recess the opening side of the door.

[s]In 3D you can achieve the correct presentation using the Leaf Rebate Depth in 3D setting, but that does not fix your floor plan... This also only works when showing the door as closed, as the leaf position seems to be offset from the pivot using this value rather than offsetting the pivot itself...[/s]

Matching the Casing Thickness in Wallhole to your Frame Thickness can be used if you do not mind an extra line through your frame. With that, you set your Frame Thickness to be your Wall Thickness minus your Reveal Depth.


Note: I am using a different library in a different version so things may vary...
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By David Shorter
you said you are using "Not sure what OOTB Library is, but the door is D1 24 right out of the AC24 object library."
So you are you using AC24?
I can't make the frame offset as shown in your pic with casings applied.
What are you door settings?
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By mnguyen
Dear All,

Thank you very much for your report and I am very sorry about the issue!

This is a known issue with some doors in the Archicad 24 USA library. The fix is ready and will be released with a library update for Archicad 24 USA.

The workaround for this is to delete the door and place it again on the side of the wall where it will open to.


I am very sorry for the inconvenience, and thank you for your understanding! Please let me know if you have any further questions!

Best regards,