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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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Resolved! Surfaces won't delete.

Hi All, I'm working on a new template for my office, and I'm working on deleting and updating the surfaces on the template. However, I noticed the file has a lot of surfaces we don't use. And After deleting the surfaces when I open the file again, th...

How to know if entities are on a story?

Again I have been given a file to work with that has issues. Because Archicad shows most entities on multiple stories, it is not so easy to know what story each entity is on which story without selecting them individually. Ultimately, I want to elimi...

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Element Transfer Settings and Section Name

The Cross Sections in my project file come from someone else and the settings are incorrect. I want to transfer settings and have been able to do that. However, now all my sections have the same name. I looked at Element Transfer Settings and have th...

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Hotlink methods - which one do you use?

Since the early days I've always used the simple method editing the modules in another Archicad. However on the last project we ran into a few attribute problems and it was suggested we use the Iceberg method. Personally I don't like lots of negative...

Resolved! Export mesh as IFC

Any ideas why I can't export a mesh to IFC? I have tried both having the 'site geometry' ticked in the classification and not having the classification ticked. The error message I get is "Element export failed".

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