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how to simulate movable roof shading

asked 2020-01-17 10:00:03 -0600

xzb86 gravatar image

Dear all, I want to add a movable shading on the roof, please see the picture below.

       which component should I use and how can I realize this? 

       Any help would be appreciate, thank you!

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answered 2020-01-17 11:01:58 -0600

rafael.alonso gravatar image

Have you tried with the WindowShadingControl object? You´d also need to define a WindowMaterial:Shade WindowMaterial:BlindorWindowMaterial:ComplexShade.

I can´t see if your roof is a transparent or opaque surface. The Shading control object only works for transparent Subsurfaces (ie windows or skylights).


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It seems I have to add a window glass and then can use the shading control schedule.Thank you for your help.

xzb86 gravatar imagexzb86 ( 2020-01-18 07:39:30 -0600 )edit

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