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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...

Custom element settings panels

While working with panel test example, i've got trouble.Infobox with custom panel works, but:1) defaults for the element are not changed while using eyedropper2) when I add menu in my addon, customm panel is dissapearing when calling this menuP.S. He...

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Addons in Plotmaker

Are there any ways to add menus in Plotmaker to call my addon's functions?. The only way i find in APIdevkit 5.1 is to use file open/save routine. I want to create addon which is drawing layout book content on the first layout. Thanks.

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Which Compiler?

There are a bunch of MicroSoft C++ compilers out there, in your opinion which should I buy to do API programming? I'm looking for compatibility, but also longevity. If I buy a compiler it had better last a few years -- I don't want to have to upgrade...

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[newbie] how about 'hello world'

When I wrote my introduction to the forum, Karl said Looking at the PDF link that you posted, I think you're in for some "fun", Tor Jørgen! Welcome! I'm glad for the welcome, but I worry that maybe I'm in over my head - I guess thats where the fun st...

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Dimension witness gap settings

I am trying to write an API which create dimensions in various situations, using a default made in the API.I have most of the settings figured out, but the witnessVal seting in API_DimElem is killing me. It's the setting for the gap between the end o...

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[newbie] browsing through materials

When I step through all the materials, one at a time, I can get all info from them. However, when I step through the geometry from the 3D-Window, I get some "iumat" short that should be an index into the materials.When I use this "iumat" I can reach ...

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Project Dimension settings idea

B) B) Allow different rounding accuracy levels based on viewset Although, I also just considered blanketly locking rounding at 1/16"B) Ideallly, I'd like dimension rounding to act like a Display Option. As I have come to understand Archicad dimension...

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Ceiling Add-on ideas

To break off some of the posts from my previous "ideas" thread: 2) The ability to have multiple ceiling types within a room.In what way would like the association between a ceiling and a room to be expressed? Or are you simply pointing out that a sol...

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