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By Einstein96
#305717
Hi!
Gotta question.
Normally selecting doors and windows in AC is not very comfotable. You have to find and click one of their nodes. For comparison: to select a wall it's enough to pick any point on it.
So I was thinking if there's any way to change that behaviour and make it possible to select doors/ windows with any point.
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By Barry Kelly
#305727
Try using the 'Quick Selection' option for the selection arrow tool.

The SPACEBAR key is the on/off keyboard shortcut.
Personally I leave it off in the tool settings and hold spacebar when ever I want to activate it to select a surface/fill (or window).

Barry.
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By Barry Kelly
#305759
Einstein96 wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 3:21 pm
It doesn't work for doors and windows but thank you for your suggestion.

It works fine for me.
With the quick select magnet on I can click anywhere within the window/door opening and it will select.

Barry.
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By Barry Kelly
#305852
Einstein96 wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 8:54 am
Hmm,
This has to be a bug in my AC.

Ahh, I notice in the GS windows there is an option to use fills in plan.
If this is turned of there is no fill for the quick select magnet to select.
Probably this is off for your windows.

Barry.
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window_fills.jpg
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By Barry Kelly
#305889
Do you see the magnet cursor when you hover over something with a fill?

Barry.
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window_fills_2.jpg
By Einstein96
#305902
Ok, magnet selection now works with windows (I had a disturbing slab) but still not with doors, even if I add them fills. I'm giving up. Appreciate your help so far!