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How to mass edit surfaces

asked 2018-01-15 10:06:11 -0600

Mans_sopers gravatar image

In the online youtube tutorial on the openstudio sketchup plugin it is possible to mass edit surfaces. In 2.3 version I can't find this function anymore. How can I still mass edit surfaces (and other objects)?

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What specifically are you trying to do. The window to wall ratio and overhang scripts can be batch applied to selected surfaces, and the space attributes tools can batch apply space attributes to spaces. If you are editing with the inspector it is setup to operate on a single object at a time.

David Goldwasser gravatar image David Goldwasser  ( 2018-01-15 10:29:17 -0600 )edit

Sorry for the late reply. I was trying to convert multiple walls (interior walls) to air walls. I saw in one of the tutorials on youtube that it was possible, but it seems that tool is removed.

Mans_sopers gravatar image Mans_sopers  ( 2018-01-17 01:49:25 -0600 )edit

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answered 2018-01-17 16:24:43 -0600

@Mans_sopers, I don't think we have removed any features related to that, I can't remember what we show in the video, but if you want to change all interior walls, you can apply the air wall to the construction set for interior walls. You can also select multiple surfaces in the OS app more selectively and then batch change the construction.

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Ah ok, so basically I first have to create or adjust the construction set and then apply it to the relevant spaces. I think I get it now. It sometimes gets a bit confusing since the basic workflow videos are from a very early version. Perhaps it is a good thing to refer to the newer instruction videos in the old ones, since I saw some more questions on here from people that mixed the new and old version up. But that's just a suggestion :) Thanks anyway for the help!

Mans_sopers gravatar image Mans_sopers  ( 2018-01-18 02:39:59 -0600 )edit

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