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Window Schedule - Materials column?

So. here's the gist. In the "elements" windows schedule scheme settings, the column for "MATERIAL" indicates the windows actual "surface material". I've had to resort to having to create a duplicate of the "Paint-Whitewash" surface material and calli...

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rob2218 by Booster
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Importing AutoCAD standards to make ArchiCAD Standards

What has been your experience for importing AutoCAD CADD/BIM standards to make for newly to be established ArchiCAD Standards ? Anything, file layouts, referenced drawings, layer sets, pen maps, color maps ? Text too, fonts and the like, such as gene...

Michael by Participant
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Exporting from Archicad 17 produces errors

Trying to import a model from Archicad 17 into 3DS Max but having major issues. I have imported a few models from 16 as .3ds files without too many problems, apart from smoothing some of the polys. But now i am experiencing a problem that i've never ...

Anonymous by Not applicable
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AC 18 IFC News Features clips

There are 4 new clips on the ArchiCAD YouTube channel about IFC-related improvements in AC18: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N0ShBkacmxc https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CZ0ZUes-KXA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d8V3I5OfgK0 https://www.youtube.com/...

DWG import not showing doors correctly

Good morning. I am trying to open a DWG file and it opens fine except some of the doors show up as rectangles or placeholders and other show up fine. Is there a setting that I am missing? Thank you for your help.

Anonymous by Not applicable
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DDS CAD

Hello there, --- Short Story: I am looking for any reviews on DDS-CAD (HVAC / Plumbing and Elec) for our small MEP Firm as I cant seem to find any forums or independent reviews. Does anybody know of any, or have had an experience using there products...

Anonymous by Not applicable
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Saving to dwg

Hi all, Consultants have called and told me that the dwg files converted from archicad 15 had a different origin point than a previous dwg file I had created for the same project. I would like to know if there is a way to pinpoint the origin point wh...

Anonymous by Not applicable
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