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i am using hp 2017 is there a way to change some of the decking colors ? i would like 2 boards on the outside perimeter to be a dark brown and the interior of the deck to be a lighter color

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Yes and no, it is a matter of how badly you want that visual effect. To do as you wish you would have to turn off the auto planking of a deck room (the software is programmed to apply one material to decks commonly), So to get that customized you would have to manually make the deck floor out of individually placed 3D objects to represent individual deck planks, Those individual 3D objects could then carry differing materials each applied by way of their individual dialog boxes-materials tabs. I think it would be much easier to just use text with arrows to annotate such a customization in plan view. AS a new user you are now finding out what Pro can and cannot easily do, it is part of everyone's learning curve. The software is wonderful for the money but it just does what it is programmed to do and no further, to go further that job rests completely upon you and your willingness to apply additional manual efforts to get exactly what you want. The main limits of creativity are set by end users, not the software.

 

DJP

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