Program help

Glass Fronts

The Glass Front tool is to be found in the Wall Elements section.  A glass front is inserted as follows.

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1.Switch to the Room group, Start tab and click on the arrow circled in red in the image on the left. The best projection to use for these insertions is Top.
2.Click once to establish the starting point of the glass front in the wall.

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3.Click once to establish the starting point of the glass front in the wall.
4.Move the mouse or enter figures with the keyboard to set the width.
5.To conclude the operation, click a second time or confirm the figures entered with Enter.
The image on the left shows a glass front made up of three vertical segments and three horizontal rows.

To insert yet another wall element, simply press the F2 function key.

Editing a Glass Front

The various properties for glass front and how to adapt them are listed in the following table.

Properties of glass front

Can be edited by means of

Height (overall)

Dimension figure on the object, Properties Editor, Interactor

Width (overall)

Dimension figure on the object, Properties Editor, Interactors

Parapet

Dimension figure on the object, Properties Editor

Center Offset

Dimension figure on the object, Properties Editor

Column Count

Object, Properties Editor

Column Width

Object, Properties Editor

Segment width

Interactor

Segment height (only for multiple rows)

Interactor

Row count

Properties Editor

Position

Interactor

Lateral distance from neighboring objects

Dimension figure on the object

Parapet

Dimension figure on the object, Properties Editor

Vertical Bars

Properties Editor

Frame

Properties Editor

Name

Properties Editor

Whether dimensions and interactors are visible will always depend on the projection selected. The height of a glass front can, for example, not be set in the Top view by entering values or using an interactor.