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Wrong Window Surface Area

ovt
Contributor

For your information / bug fixing


ArchiCAD_surface area_220429.png
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Barry Kelly
Moderator

You need to provide more information.

Exactly what is the problem?

 

Barry.

One of the forum moderators.
Versions 6.5 to 27
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Barry Kelly
Moderator

Looking closer at this, I assume you are expecting the surface area to be the height x width of the opening (glass blocks).

i.e. 2.0m x 2.45m = 4.45m (I am assuming your units are decimetres?).

 

It actually seems to be the surface area of the entire object - front, back, sides, recesses, etc.

In other words, how much paint would be needed to completely cover the object.

 

Strange that it does this for windows, but not other objects.

Objects don't get a surface area - or any other information come to that except for the classification and properties.

 

I am not sure if this would be classified as a bug or not.

But if you want it looked at, you should probably report it to your local Archicad support team and see what they say.

 

Barry.

 

 

One of the forum moderators.
Versions 6.5 to 27
Dell XPS- i7-6700 @ 3.4Ghz, 16GB ram, GeForce GTX 960 (2GB), Windows 10
Lenovo Thinkpad - i7-1270P 2.20 GHz, 32GB RAM, Nvidia T550, Windows 11