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Exporting custom image to ifc




I have added a painting to my model and added a custom image to it following this guide


However, when I export file as ifc, the image is not displayed. Is there a way to "merge" the custom image so that it would show in ifc too?


Operating system used: Windows 11

i9-12900 | 64GB RAM | 1TB NVME | RTX 3070 | WIN 11
Laszlo Nagy
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I believe Archicad does not include Surface Textures (images applied to surfaces) when exporting IFC files. Probably this is why the image is not exported either.

AFAIK, none of the major BIM software export textures in IFC.

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