Why doesn't my layout have more modules? - PVSketch Layout Tips

Unexpected layout? Here are some tips for tweaking your layout in PVSketch.

Keep obstructions simple

PVSketch works best with rectangular or circular obstructions.

You can copy and paste obstructions to save time. Use these buttons or Ctrl + C (Windows) / Command + C (Mac)

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Obstruction and Inter-Roof Shade

PVSketch will only place modules out of shade. Obstructions and roofs with a height will cast shade and affect your layout.

If you set a height for one roof, be sure to set a height for all. Otherwise, your roof might be in shade.

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If avoiding shade is not a priority for you, try setting all heights to 0. You can hold the Shift key while you click on objects to select many at once. Then edit the height for all selected objects in the left panel

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