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Sat, Nov 27, 2010 at 10:13:36 PM | Updating materials in family editor not updating project.

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Ive searched through the forums.....again...and havent found the exact answer I need. I update a material on a window and it shows in the family editor what color it is. Then I load it into the project and overwrite the file. It doesnt show the updated material on the window. What am I doing wrong? Am I missing a step?

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Sat, Nov 27, 2010 at 10:18:41 PM | Updating materials in family editor not updating project.

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Just figured it out.

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Sun, Nov 28, 2010 at 5:25:01 AM | Updating materials in family editor not updating project.

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Sun, Jun 12, 2011 at 7:23:59 PM | Updating materials in family editor not updating project.

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Can you please tell me what you just figured out? I have this exact  issue and no resolution..Thanks!!!


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Sun, Jun 12, 2011 at 10:45:06 PM | Updating materials in family editor not updating project.

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Project settings override family settings. The incoming family takes its settings from the whats set in the project. It discards the settings in the family.

Delete family from project and reinsert.

Or edit family settings in project.

If you open a family from a project the settings in the project will be assigned in the family, not the original family settings.

Thats my understanding


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Sun, Jun 12, 2011 at 10:59:10 PM | Updating materials in family editor not updating project.

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I will have to chew on that for a while and give it a try again. Thank you very much!!


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Tue, Mar 19, 2019 at 1:33:33 PM | Updating materials in family editor not updating project.

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IN YOUR PROJECT

1. ON RIBBON SELECT "MANAGE"

2. IN SETTINGS SELECT "TRANSFER PROJECT STANDARDS"

3. NEW WINDOW POP UP "SELECT ITEMS TO COPY"

4. UNCHECK ALL AND SELECT ONLY WHAT IS NEEDED (e.g. MATERIALS)


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Thu, May 16, 2019 at 12:22:46 AM | Updating materials in family editor not updating project.

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Great information.well done


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