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Thu, Nov 28, 2013 at 2:42:04 PM | Void extrusion family visibility

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I have a family of windows into which I want to load a family with a void extrusion with a visibility parameter so that I can determine whether it cuts into the host wall or not. The idea is to have a cavity beneath the window for a radiator in some types.

For this purpose, following some suggestions from here, I created a void extrusion family that starts outside of the host and then cuts into it depending on the yes/paramenter - with a formula which controls the depth. However, while this works perfectly inside the family of the void extrusion itself, as soon as I load it into the window family and attempt to turn it off, it says that the instance is not cutting anything and asks to delete it. How can I solve this? 



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Tue, Dec 3, 2013 at 1:04:26 AM | Void extrusion family visibility

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just make another small cut which always cuts host.

http://youtu.be/R88BMsX3A5w

hope it helps.


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