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AC looking for server when I don't need it to

Sometimes I am working on Project-1 long-distance via BIM Server; sometimes I am working on some other Project-2 on a local file, with local libraries, etc. When I do a Save-as on Project 2, Archicad spends a while looking for the long-distance BIM S...

Ignacio by Expert
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Door and Window Views/Types in Schedules

I'm "old school"... I would like to have a door and window schedule without elevation "views" included. This is easy enough to do. Then I would like to a assign a door "type" or window "type" to each door and window, with a separate schedule showing ...

svpribyl by Participant
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Layout Index

I'm trying to create (what I thought was) a simple drawing index to sit at the front of my drawing set. The column headings would be 1. Drawing number (Layout ID) 2. Revision (Current Revision ID) 3. Date (Issued Date) 4. Drawing Name (Layout Name) 5...

Bruce by Booster
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Full-project database / tinkering with the pln script?

This is one of my frustrations and I am wondering if anyone has any solution for it. Problem 1. As far as I know ArchiCAD can't search across full project, only from floor plans. Same goes for schedules. If you have hundreds of details, sections, ele...

zoli79 by Participant
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AC21 BIM Server - very slow

We upgraded BIM Server from 19 to 21(skipped 20). Added it to the Mac mini that we had been using. We are experiencing much slower send and receive, reserve all, and release all (especially), in 21 compared to 19. Is anyone else experiencing this? An...

Anonymous by Not applicable
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Creating .keynotes file

Hi, I know that cadimage keynotes has some default keynotes which can be imported from the extras file in archicad 20. How do you actually create a .keynotes file type? and what do you use to open it with? Or is it best to just manipulate the one cre...

Anonymous by Not applicable
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MEP modeler - labels

Where are the specific MEP labels? I cannot find them in the library ... Is it possible to label the MEP parts with the out-of-box- Archicad Labels?

alemanda by Participant
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MEP modeler - routing from Y connection

Hi to all. I would need a help from MEP users. Look at the attached picture. I have a straight pipe line from level 0.00 to level 1000mm, from discharge point to a floor clean out. This is not a problem because: 1. I place the floor clean out in plan...

alemanda by Participant
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wall schedule quantity

I have a wall schedule with a "quantity" field, but the schedule shows all identical walls with identical IDs and properties with a quantity of "1". It appears the quantity field just does not work for walls. Is this correct?

ArchiCAD 21 IFC export is much slower than AC20

ArchiCAD 21 IFC export is much slower than AC20 and the file size it creates is now three times the size that it was previously. Also Solibri Optimizer app is failing to do its optimization to reduce the file size. Anyone else come across this issue?...