APS-CONFIG - Window Elevations
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Architectural Production Software 2005

WINDOW ELEVATION CONFIGURATION

Main Configuration Dialog
Door and Window Elevation Commands
Window Elevations

Configuration dialog:

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Breakdown of configuration options

Residential Window Options

Command affected:  DWELEV

Enter the head height for residential windows. This is the distance that the top of the window will be placed above the finished floor line selected in the DWELEV command. If you do not use this method of insertion this value has no effect.

Enter the frame thickness.

Enter the glazing line thickness (the glazing line is shown color 25 in the window image shown above)

If drawing trim around the window enter the width of the trim.

Check this box if you would like trim drawn around the window.

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Color and Lineweight for Residential Window's Inside Frame Lines

Command affected:  DWELEV

Select the color and lineweight for the inside frame lines of the window (how to select colors). If you are using release 14 or earlier the lineweight value will have no effect, but we encourage you to set it so you won't have to later when you upgrade. The color chosen here will be shown in the window image above (grey for color ByLayer).

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Color and Lineweight for Residential Window's Outside Frame Lines

Command affected:  DWELEV

Select the color and lineweight for the outside frame lines of the window (how to select colors). If you are using release 14 or earlier the lineweight value will have no effect, but we encourage you to set it so you won't have to later when you upgrade. The color chosen here will be shown in the window image above (grey for color ByLayer).

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Color and Lineweight for Residential Window's Grids & Glass Lines

Command affected:  DWELEV

Select the color and lineweight for the window grids and glass lines (how to select colors). If you are using release 14 or earlier the lineweight value will have no effect, but we encourage you to set it so you won't have to later when you upgrade. The color chosen here will be shown in the window image above (grey for color ByLayer).

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Color and Lineweight for Residential Window's Trim Lines

Command affected:  DWELEV

Select the color and lineweight for the trim lines of the windows (how to select colors). If you are using release 14 or earlier the lineweight value will have no effect, but we encourage you to set it so you won't have to later when you upgrade. The color chosen here will be shown in the windows image above (grey for color ByLayer).

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Sliding Glass Door Dimensions

Command affected:  DWELEV

Enter the thickness for the frame.

Enter the distance from the edge of the door to the glass on the top and sides.

Enter the distance from the bottom edge of the door to the glass.

Finally enter the glazing line thickness (similar to the glazing line for windows)

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Sliding Glass Door Trim

Command affected:  DWELEV

Check the top box if you would like to draw trim around the sliding glass door.

If you are drawing trim enter the thicknesses you would like the trim drawn.

Since the siding and trim usually extend below the finished floor you may specify a distance that the trim will extend below the bottom of the door. Enter the distance the trim should extend below the bottom of the door. Enter zero if you don't want the trim to extend below the door.

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Default Header Height for Commercial Windows

Command affected:  DWELEV

Enter the header height for commercial windows. This is the distance that the top of the window will be placed above the finished floor line selected in the DWELEV command. If you do not use this method of insertion this value has no effect.

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Commercial Window Glass Stop Lines

Command affected:  DWELEV

Check the box to draw glass stop lines and if drawn enter their thickness.

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Color and Lineweight for Commercial Window Glass Stop Lines

Command affected:  DWELEV

Select the color and lineweight for the glass stop lines (how to select colors). If you are using release 14 or earlier the lineweight value will have no effect, but we encourage you to set it so you won't have to later when you upgrade.

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