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Problem with "Project loose geometry"

asked 2020-09-07 08:41:38 -0500

rainbow's avatar

updated 2020-09-08 08:19:39 -0500

I'm drawing a building with SketchUp Pro 2019 + OpenStudio Plugin.

I have a problem with the "Project loose geometry" button, present on the "OpenStudio Plugin" toolbar.

This is the situation before pressing that button: C:\fakepath\Screeshot_07-09-2020_5.PNG

As you can see, there are 11 windows (each of them is created by drawing a rectangle by using the "Shapes" button on the SketchUp toolbar).

Then, after selecting the entire drawing, I press the "Project Loose Geometry" button, and then I select the "Project Selected Loose Geometry" option.

Now, what I obtain is this: C:\fakepath\Screeshot_07-09-2020_6.PNG

So, unfortunately, a window remains unaltered, after executing the "Project Loose Geometry".

My problem is similar to this, and it seems no one found a solution.

Is there anyone who could help me?

Thank You!

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At first glance, it doesn't look like it was ignored, but for some reason split the main base surface into two base surfaces. Is it possible that sub-surface goes to the ground, as I wouldn't expect that behavior from a window that doesn't go to the button edge. Either way if you go into the space and delete one edge of the sub-surface, maybe the top, and then draw it back, what happens? Does it become a sub-surface then?

David Goldwasser's avatar David Goldwasser  ( 2020-09-08 12:22:09 -0500 )edit

Hi David, thanks for your interest. I tried to start the drawing from scratch many times, but I always got the same results: what changed was only that the error was not always regarding the same window. I have not had the opportunity to investigate the cause too much, but, apparentely, I found a work-around. I'll write it outside this comment, to make it more visible to future readers.

rainbow's avatar rainbow  ( 2020-09-09 09:54:39 -0500 )edit

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answered 2020-09-09 09:56:40 -0500

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Apparentely, I found a work-around: after selecing and right-clicking on the building portion of interest, select "Edit Group", and then erase the four edges of the window not well treated by the command. Then, re-draw the window with the "Shapes" command, select the entire drawing and click on the "Project Loose Geometry" button.

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