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About model and data exchange with 3rd party solutions: Revit, Solibri, dRofus, Bluebeam, structural analysis solutions, and IFC, BCF and DXF/DWG-based exchange, etc.

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Archicad to Excel to Pages/Word Issue

This could be a question for excel / word forums however somebody may have the same issue. Basically we do our schedules (including door / window schedules) in Pages and therefore copy info from excel file (exported from Archicad) to pages tables. My...

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How to import SketchUp contour lines

This is a very cool way to create topo/contour lines. What is a good way to get these 3d lines and 3d surface into ArchiCAD ? Just open the SketchU...

DWG Exports

Hi! I'm having trouble with exporting to DWG, specifically with lines generated to represent walls. Our colleagues in the Middle East insists on working in DWG, and drawings set up in such a way that they can switch layers off individually (i.e.: ext...

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IFC type for Light Fixture

In building a custom translator for IFC publishing I would like to be able to export only the lights from a project to an IFC file. (reason being that I'm building a coordination model that is assembled in Tekla's BIMsight from sub-discipline models ...

ArchiStair 2 Newel Cap

So I'm using the ArchiStair 2 add-on to design my staircase and balustrades, but I don't know how to put newel caps on my newel posts, this wasn't explained in the user manual either. Anyone familiar with this? It's interesting that there's a whole b...

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Revit Library Part Converter

Greetings, I have not seen this topic and apologize if it has already been discussed. Is there any converter available to allow conversions of the over abundance of Revit library parts provided by manufacturers? Thanks, Scott

creating a vector file of a rendered image

I have created an image in Archicad 17 that I want to use for a logo. It is a simple gable end that I rendered with the sketch engine. Why am I limited in the files I can save as? I am told that I need to save it as an EPS, SVG or DWG in order to con...

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