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    Agree 100%. I read the OP as "do I use curtain...

    Agree 100%. I read the OP as "do I use curtain wall mullions or GMs for skylight mullions". No mention of corners, gables, ridges, etc hence my reply. If the skylight member has a weird shape or...
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    typical curtain wall mullions and corner mullions...

    typical curtain wall mullions and corner mullions are two different animals. Mullions are easy, corner mullions are a PITA. This skylight structure contains no GMs
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    why would you consider using GMs rather than...

    why would you consider using GMs rather than typical mullions?
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    that works if you don't have anything...

    that works if you don't have anything interrupting horizontals, like a door. Simplified example: set your curtain wall horizontals to continuous, create and apply a parameter to each row of...
  5. In your center curtain wall the center or the...

    In your center curtain wall the center or the horizontal curtain wall grid at the top of the door is a 7'-11" elevation. Move it to 8'-0".

    Edit: I'd be curious to know why you had to build this...
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    before retirement it was (3) 27" 2560x1440's for...

    before retirement it was (3) 27" 2560x1440's for me also. Now that one wall of my office is taken up by a 65" LG OLED TV which reduced my desktop space I've retired one of my Dell 27" monitors. I...
  7. nicely done, both house and presentation!

    nicely done, both house and presentation!
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    yep, although not as much as before. Still...

    yep, although not as much as before. Still playing with Dynamo for curtain wall BOM stuff mostly
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    Hi Greg, what do you mean by "sub to Revit"??

    Hi Greg, what do you mean by "sub to Revit"??
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    ?? The OP wasnt trying to dimension to a curtain...

    ?? The OP wasnt trying to dimension to a curtain wall mullion as far as could see and dimensioning to and from mullions is never an issue if the profiles are built correctly related to the family ref...
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    In our trade (glazing) in the USA, shop drawings...

    In our trade (glazing) in the USA, shop drawings are initially developed to be submitted to the Architect for design approval. Once approved those same drawings are further developed for use by the...
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    sort of like this? :)

    sort of like this? :)
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    Dimensioning Sloped Glazing Mullions

    Actually, in real life, me too. My whole life has been 2D/3D Revit or 2D drawings. I rarely have seen the fruit of my labor (the actual project) in person. I did visit the Stratosphere Tower in Las...
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    I would have posted copies of shop dwg sheets...

    I would have posted copies of shop dwg sheets showing what Alf is talking about but am contractually unable to do so. I wish that I could though, they are some beautiful shop drawings :) Over 400 E...
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    Not easy is a bit of an understatement! This is...

    Not easy is a bit of an understatement! This is the structure that Alf helped me model and dimension:
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    Another thought: what the heck happens during a...

    Another thought: what the heck happens during a seismic event? Do you not have earthquakes there??
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    thanks for the link Robin. Although I don't...

    thanks for the link Robin. Although I don't speak/read Dutch I do understand the technical illustrations of the tensioned cable system. I've detailed curtain walls using similar systems here in the...
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    interesting building. I'd love to see the...

    interesting building. I'd love to see the construction details of the end curtain walls. It looks like some sort of tensioned cable grid to hold the glazing??
  19. Sticky: Hi Kalil, I was a curtain wall detailer for the...

    Hi Kalil, I was a curtain wall detailer for the last 30 years of my career (now retired) and used Revit exclusively for the last 10 years. If you need any assistance please post questions in the...
  20. Depends...what kind of mouse are you using and...

    Depends...what kind of mouse are you using and what drivers?
  21. MD = Module Dimension = center line to center...

    MD = Module Dimension = center line to center line of intermediate members or center line of intermediate member to outside edge of perimeter members
  22. In my experience generally total modules x width...

    In my experience generally total modules x width are not equal. Normal is equal modules between grid lines and what is left over on each side. Not an issue to make all equal mods but mullions...
  23. Out of curiosity, why do you want to dimension to...

    Out of curiosity, why do you want to dimension to the center line of a perimeter jamb of a curtain wall system? This dimensional reference is not used by anyone in the glazing industry, be it...
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    Use a Plan region

    Use a Plan region
  25. How to schedule mullion TYPES: View tab and...

    How to schedule mullion TYPES: View tab and select the Schedules down arrow. Select Schedule/Quantities and in the New Schedule dialog select Curtain Wall Mullions which will make your schedule a...
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