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Invisable Wall showing at foundation level in 3D view

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See the image. Room Divider (invisible wall) showing.

 

How to make it invisible or not extend down?

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Eric, why do you have an invisible wall next to a deck railing-invisible wall (that is what it looks like to me you have done). Commonly you just use a railing wall that is invisible to demark the boundries of a deck "room" and such walls, so programmed have an "exterior and interior" wall setting that colors the visible edge of the deck so defined. An additional invisible wall (if that is what you did) is unnecessary and productive of unwanted artifacts.

 

DJP

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Needed something to define the room, did not need a rail, so I chose an invisible wall.

 

I had also tried a railing set to invisible, and here is what it looks like.

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Hi S.  how did you draw the Deck then ? normally if you use the Deck Railing or Deck Edge Tool to draw the deck the room is created automatically once it is a closed space , eg 3 sides plus the house wall.

 

In the Pic above it looks like you drew the wall / room divider beside the deck rather than "on the deck" though it really shouldn't be needed.

 

M.

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Image shows using the Straight Deck Edge tool. Better.

 

I want the deck to extend to the wall, and the post to stay where it is. If I move the end of the deck, post moves along with it and is now out of alignment.

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This started as a porch with slab. Changed to Deck with a roof over.

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The shaded walls are railings designated as 'invisible'.

The front (right side) railing wall (railing tab) specifies 'no rail' and 'post to ceiling'.

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Thanks Jo Ann. I think I'll try deleting all the rails and things, including the deck and start fresh.

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Maybe it has something to do with starting as a porch ? 

 

Using the Standard Straight Deck Railing Tool I have no issue aligning the post with corner ......unless I am missing something?

using post to ceiling, no half post, no rail etc per pic2.

 

 

Mick

 

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Problem is related to the space to the left. It's a carport, and as long as it is not a defined room, the deck and railing work as expected. Image 1.

 

Define the carport as a room -- I am using Open Below as there is no floor, it will be gravel, and it effects the deck as seen in image 2.

 

I have attached a stripped down plan file if anyone cares to have a look.

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Had a look and it is strange , i'd call it a bug , you are right it jumps over 4 " when you make the carport a room...

 

Only way I found to make it work was to enclose the Carport completely (4 walls) ,making the two abutting walls full gable with 0" overhang , I then made the front wall of the Carport's Newels 0" wide so that it wouldn't generate a double post at the corner of the deck. I made the Room a Porch and change the Concrete to Gravel-2 from the library after making the Floor -18" ?  the Terrain was a bit low as your foundation wasn't deep enough (footing was showing with default Terrain Height.)

 

Snipit kept freezing as did Paint trying to take pics of this so I had to take a couple of bad one's with my phone.....

 

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Thanks for taking a look Mick. It's not all that important that it is perfect, just frustrating. 

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You should send a report to Tech Support and ask them to look at this thread....... the deck jumping back isn't right and certainly wouldn't be like that in real life.

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