5 Curtain Wall Tips
Included below are 5 tips to keep in mind when working with curtain walls…
1. Curtain Grid Type Association
Highlighting a curtain grid and selecting Unpin will automatically change the Type Association setting to Independent. You can save a few clicks using the Unpin tool instead.
2. Curtain Walls in Legend Views
Curtain walls do not display in Legend views. While you can drag them onto a Legend view, they will be invisible. This is because the majority of the curtain wall components [such as mullions, panels and construction settings] are driven by Type Properties which are not accessible for this object type in legend views.
3. Curtain Grid Lines Constrained to Project Grid Lines
By default you cannot align & constrain a curtain wall grid line to a project grid line. However once the curtain wall grid line is set independent under the type properties or by unpinning it, you can use the align & constrain padlock to associate a project gridline to a curtain grid: