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ArchiCAD to Vectorworks

Can anyone suggest the best way to exchange files Vectorworks? We are translating layouts with cropped views via DWG. The files seem to be very convoluted when they open them in Vectorworks....strange layers that they can't modify etc.

Resolved! TW access question?

Hi, I discovered that (AC21 have tried older) a user with server/project admin rights can join any project!? We will do some projects with strict rules regarding access (only the very few that will work on the actual project can have access). If I'm ...

Importing File from Sketch Up

Hi, which is the best way to import sketch up file from landscape consultant to Archicad 21? the file there are big and have a lot of polygon. Thanks for any suggestion.

giuseppe by Newcomer
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Area Fields in both Metric and Imperial in a Scheme?

Is there a way to get area and dimension fields in Schemes to return both Imperial and Metric values in the same Scheme? I've resorted to entering one of the values by hand but this doesn't seem very efficient, and I can't figure out how to get the S...

How to shedule rail elements ?

I occur quite a surprising thing. We used to model rails from basic elements and with consistent ID we could calculate number, width and sizes of each rail element. We have tested new railing tool but as it turned out the list of parameters is very b...

kzaremba by Newcomer
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Door/window ID locked in schedules

Door & window IDs are locked in schedules generated in V21. Other elements in the schedule can be edited. Am using the "hotlink and element id" field for the ID, both new and existing units. Seems like I have been able to edit them right from the sch...

IFC export problem with 2D geometry

When exporting a 2D symbolic object to IFC4 MVD Reference View, I get an error that the object is missing geometry in the Session Report: "The following elements could not be exported due to missing geometry: 0gjDtMzeu3IuUIo7UvWsun" Not really unexpe...

stefan by Booster
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Structural slab level vs archicad stories

Hi, I have a client working with a projet on Archicad with lots of slabs between floors: mezzanines, or just the base for an escalator, etc. The engineer wants each slab as a level or storey. Is there a way that I can tell the IFC that Levels should ...

ArchiCAD and Augment

Has anyone successfully exported a project to the Augment App or used another augmented reality application? I've been able to upload a small template project with textures as a .kmz, but the file size with our normal multi-family projects is too big...

Dan Doe by Newcomer
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TW. Memory problems on clients

Hi, We have three TW-projects (rather smallish...1 GB on the BIMserver) and suddenly we can't open them. First they open (slowly) and when all looks good and the plan view is up ArchiCAD freezes and Memory usage goes up to 100% and ArchiCAD crashes. ...