Archicad C++ API
About Archicad add-on development using the C++ API.

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New Developer Hub Migration Completed

[UPDATE] Hi all, thank you for your patience. We are happy to announce that the migration of the Developer Hub has been completed. The Developer Forum is officially retired. To get a quick overview of the new Developer Hub, kindly check out this arti...

Using the Development Kit with Visual Studio 2022

Hi everyone, In the last couple of weeks we got several questions regarding Visual Studio 2022 and the API DevKit. If you try to use VS 2022 to build your AddOns, you have to keep in mind a few things. First, Archicad 25 and Archicad 26 is built with...

Resolved! Open Webbrowser?

Hehey evryone i hope my question is not to obvious, but im having trouble to start the webbrowser with a given url from a add-on. how do i do that? i know so far: we can save url documentation data in a element with the calls APIDb_SetElementURLRefID...

Create a new text type label

HelloI am trying to create a new Text type label. I want it to be of Text type regardless of whether the default label is of Text or Symbol type. When I use the ACAPI_Element_GetDefaults function to get the default data of the default label, I didn't...

yahavsa by Participant
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Resolved! Extract wall composite name with API (AC26)

I would like to extract the composite name from walls, slabs, and roofs using the API. I have got all the other information I need (dimensions, instance name, etc) but I am struggling to find where to get composite info. I have attached 2 screenshots...

WallFill.PNG SlabFill.PNG
YourQS by Participant
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Resolved! Website for Archicad Add-Ons/Scripts?

Hey Everybody, I was just wondering if there is any website similar to Food4Rhino where you can upload your Add-Ons or Python scripts for Archicad? Maybe it's completely obvious, but I already googled this a couple of times, and the only things that ...

Szaby by Contributor
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Get Element list in a particular view

Hi,I have a requirement of exporting element list which exists only in that particular view. Consider a case:1. A project is created with simple elements/features like wall, door, window etc2. When a new element is added it should come in the exporte...

Resolved! Activate build-in addons functions with the API

HelloIs there a way to activate functions from build-in addons in the Archicad?For example, activate a function from the "Secondary Dimensions" build-in add-on or any other function from any other add-onThanksWindows 11, Visual Studio 2019, ArchiCAD ...

yahavsa by Participant
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Accesses the "height of opening" in the dimension's text

Hello,I'm looking for a way to access the height of opening in text of dimension info and add there some text (in addition to the text that already there).Adding 3 pictures to show what I meanAdding Configuration image, and before and after imagesTha...

yahavsa by Participant
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Change label's text to an autotext

Hi thereI'm trying to change a label's text to an autotext, which depends on it's parent type in this case. I got the key and value of the autotext that I need. Now I'm trying to insert the autotext into the label text, but haven't succeeded yet.I'll...

yahavsa by Participant
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