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#265899
I have some pipework that disappears on plan when the end elevation is set past a certain height below slab.

My floor plan cut plane is set to show 3 stories below, offset by -5000 mm. The pipe is set to show on all stories. Renovation filters are not affecting it.

In 3D if I raise the end elevation of the pipe as shown in the attached screenshots, it appears in plan. When I lower the end of the pipe below a certain elevation, it disappears on plan, but can still be selected and still shows the end grips as seen in the attached screenshot.
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2017-04-06 11_00_50-- Grap.png
#265900
I don't seem to be able to attach 2 images to the same post, so here is a 3D view for clarity.

Eli Chiasson wrote:I have some pipework that disappears on plan when the end elevation is set past a certain height below slab.

My floor plan cut plane is set to show 3 stories below, offset by -5000 mm. The pipe is set to show on all stories. Renovation filters are not affecting it.

In 3D if I raise the end elevation of the pipe as shown in the attached screenshots, it appears in plan. When I lower the end of the pipe below a certain elevation, it disappears on plan, but can still be selected and still shows the end grips as seen in the attached screenshot.
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2017-04-06 11_03_16-- Grap.png
#265951
There are a lot of issues with MEP and it seems one of those things that has dropped off Graphisoft's radar. Disappearing sloping pipes/ducts is just one of many things that doesn't work right.

I find that ducts and pipes jump stories disappearing sometimes on 1 or 2 stories away from their origins. Using All Stories or One storey Up/Down seems to compound the issue. Changing duct or pipe specific visual properties wipes out the system they belong to and sets them "undefined". I could go into a lot of it but suffice to say that despite Graphisoft's move to 3D working & documentation shift MEP isn't it.
#265952
Yes, these are some of the issues I've encountered as I begin our first project producing MEP documentation in house, based on a 3D model.

gpowless wrote:There are a lot of issues with MEP and it seems one of those things that has dropped off Graphisoft's radar. Disappearing sloping pipes/ducts is just one of many things that doesn't work right.

I find that ducts and pipes jump stories disappearing sometimes on 1 or 2 stories away from their origins. Using All Stories or One storey Up/Down seems to compound the issue. Changing duct or pipe specific visual properties wipes out the system they belong to and sets them "undefined". I could go into a lot of it but suffice to say that despite Graphisoft's move to 3D working & documentation shift MEP isn't it.
#270821
I'm new in MEP modeler world ...
what about setting the display as symbolic instead of all relevant stories?
In this way I solved some issue
#270868
alemanda wrote:what about setting the display as symbolic instead of all relevant stories?

I'm not sure I understand. The pipe object does not have a symbolic display option.

In my experience even if I set the pipe to display on All Stories, it is not visible on any story. I can select it, but the object does not show.
#270869
you have symbolic view.
CTRL+T to open settings of your pipe part.
See "all parameters"
Go to "2D representation" and enable the symbolic view.
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#271133
alemanda wrote:you have symbolic view.
CTRL+T to open settings of your pipe part.
See "all parameters"
Go to "2D representation" and enable the symbolic view.


Ah, thank you!