We've merged a bunch of threads reporting this issue together. It would be good to try and come up with the steps leading to this.
For those experiencing it:
Not very much of help yet, sorry.
It's affecting all wall painting options including wallpaper, tiles, etc.
I'm having this problem on 20 culpepper house
Doesn't appear any different on the map, looks normal
I had just loaded into my save file and wanted to update my childs bedroom from toddler to child
I wasn't using any mods that affected building at the time, and I removed all mods anyway to see if it was causing a problem
just to note, it's only affecting certain portions of the apartment, not the apartment as a whole, im also having problem laying the floor down with it saying the same thing "cannot place due to fixed object"
I'm having this issue (walls are unselectable, unpaintable)when loading fresh into the game, I have zero expansions, packs or mods (never have) and it seems it only began happening after the house I'm working on got fairly large and complicated. I'm not sure if I have placed "too many"walls or what. There are also quite a lot of shrubs on my lot. But it seems to me the game should know how to manage these resources and warn us or prevent us from placing too many objects.
Another key that this is happening is that windows can be placed but ONLY at the very lowest point, trying to move them up the wall will instead move them through the wall.
I'm playing on one of the 40x30 lots in Newcrest, Avarice Acres, I have never activated or used cheats and again I have 0 expansions (I'm a cheapskate, what can I say?) and have never used mods.
Attached is a picture of my house (for scale) with the issue occurring
I am on the latest version of win 10, latest graphics drivers and latest version of the Sims.
I have a Ryzen 5 1600X, 16GB RAM, nVidia GTX 2060
May - last edited May
Product: The Sims 4
Which language are you playing the game in? English
How often does the bug occur? Every time (100%)
What is your current game version number? 126.96.36.1990
What expansions, game packs, and stuff packs do you have installed? none
Steps: How can we find the bug ourselves? no idea
What happens when the bug occurs? I've been working on building a new house, but i can't paint the walls, when i click on the option to, it constantly says there is "nothing to change", also, when i have tried to put windows, lights, smoke detectors, and various other items, it will not let me but them any higher than the lowest option, for example my windows and lights are on the bottom level of the wall
What do you expect to see? this fixed or my money back
Have you installed any customization with the game, e.g. Custom Content or Mods? Never used.
Did this issue appear after a specific patch or change you made to your system? No
Need this fixed or my money back, i can't paint, customize my house, i have been trying to restart and start the game back up but that does not seem to do the trick, please help as soon as possible, i understand the corona virus is present and may delay any bug fixes and things, but i have a remarkable laptop that i play on so i figured this must be the game faults, get back to me on here or contact me at my Gmail @[edit: email address removed] thank you and have a good day.
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