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#91
Medeek Wall Plugin / Re: Development and Updates fo...
Last post by Medeek - February 19, 2022, 11:15:00 PM
Tutorial 28 - Estimating Preview (12:02 min.)



I'm still not entirely sure what direction I am going to take the estimating module but much work remains to be done.
#92
Medeek Wall Plugin / Re: Development and Updates fo...
Last post by Medeek - February 19, 2022, 04:50:44 PM
Version 2.8.0 - 02.19.2022
- Enabled insulation within the preview menu of the estimating module.



The insulation was already part of the CSV file output however I had not added it to the preview screen. 

This update was per customer request.
#93
Medeek Wall Plugin / Re: Development and Updates fo...
Last post by Medeek - February 16, 2022, 05:23:42 PM
Version 2.7.9 - 02.16.2022
- Fixed a bug with vertically offset doors and garage doors in the "No Framing" mode.
- Fixed a bug with (arched) half or full glass doors that have a prairie or perimeter grilles installed.

Some minor fixes but annoying little bugs nonetheless, one was just a simple typo that has been waiting to be found for months.  Highly recommend updating to this latest version if only to make these two bugs go away.  A big thank-you to the user base who finds these bugs and notifies me so that I can address them.
#94
Medeek Truss Plugin / Re: Development and Updates fo...
Last post by Medeek - February 15, 2022, 11:00:44 PM
Version 3.1.2 - 02.15.2022
- Enabled MPC wood blocking panels for common trusses.



If your heel height exceeds 15" and you have selected "Vertical" heel blocking as your orientation, then rather than solid blocks the plugin will now insert MPC blocking panels instead.

I still need to enable heel blocking and blocking panels for various other truss types and also make this available for rafter roofs as well.
#95
Medeek Truss Plugin / Re: Development and Updates fo...
Last post by Medeek - February 15, 2022, 02:44:23 PM
I like the idea of providing another option for truss blocking when the heel height exceeds 15+ inches.

Here are a couple examples of manufactured metal plated panels:





Notice how the diagonal web changes when the aspect ratio of the panel exceeds a certain value, this has to do with the difficulty in trying to cut too shallow of an angled cut.
#96
Medeek Wall Plugin / Re: Development and Updates fo...
Last post by Medeek - February 14, 2022, 01:30:14 AM
Version 2.7.8b - 02.14.2022
- Enabled staggered stud walls within the Copy Wall tool.

Tutorial 27- Staggered Stud Walls (15:09 min.)

#97
Medeek Foundation Plugin / Re: Development and Updates fo...
Last post by Medeek - February 13, 2022, 09:09:27 PM
Version 1.8.0 - 02.13.2022
- Fixed a bug with the slab insulation thickness for the SOG draw tool (metric).
- Fixed a bug with the slab and SOG edit menus for slab reinforcement (metric).

#98
Medeek Truss Plugin / Re: Development and Updates fo...
Last post by Medeek - February 13, 2022, 12:56:23 AM
Version 3.1.1 - 02.13.2022
- Enabled advanced options for mono scissor trusses.
- Enabled the "Edit Truss Assembly" function for all mono scissor trusses (imperial and metric units).



Also note that one can adjust the bottom chord pitch to be the same as the top chord pitch and with a raised heel (ie. 24") you can effectively create shed roof parallel chord trusses:

#99
Medeek Truss Plugin / Re: Development and Updates fo...
Last post by Medeek - February 12, 2022, 01:44:56 PM
The last few months have been mostly focused on the Wall Plugin and I have not spent much time on the Truss Plugin.  There are still quite a few truss types that do not have advanced options enabled as well as the edit function (ie. monopitch scissor).  Some of these truss types are not as commonly used and therefore there has been less pressure to work on them however I would like to get all of the truss and roof types up to speed so I will spend a few weeks doing that.  I appreciate everyone's patience in this regard, there are still so many things to check off on the todo list.
#100
Medeek Wall Plugin / Re: Development and Updates fo...
Last post by Medeek - February 11, 2022, 10:00:55 PM
Version 2.7.8 - 02.11.2022
- Enabled staggered studs for rectangular walls.



Rather than enable yet another parameter and make the menu that much bigger I decided to utilize the "Stud Ply" parameter to toggle this option.  If you set the stud ply to "0", you will get a staggered stud wall as shown.

View model here:

https://3dwarehouse.sketchup.com/model/2e11b81e-5052-4807-8fb5-e711723b97ba/Staggered-Stud-Wall