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How to save DWGs with linetypes?

Guys, I've been trying to solve this for some time now, but no luck.Is there a way to save DWGs from Archicad with linetypes? All lines in my saved DWGs are continuous, all dashed and others are gone. I know you can set linetype conversion in export ...

kazue58 by Newcomer
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Resolved! Phantom Label

Hi all, I have a label in plan that has disappeared in my 3D environment but is still appearing in layouts.Have tried isolating its layer, looking on all other layers & stories, re-linking the drawing, deleting & recreating the layout + checking it i...

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IFC4.3 TC1 (

Hello, @Minh Nguyen and others responsible for the topic As long as the IFC schema has evolved during the last few years, including new domains but also refining the building one (including Architecture, Structural and Distribution elements, see IFC4...

making a lamp

hey everyone! how do i make this light in archicad?? is there potential to reshape/stretch an existing lamp for example the below one, to this shape? can I make it from a morph? or how do I get it? could I revolve around a shape? not very sure :))

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keily by Participant
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Revit IFC Hosting

Hi All, An issue that keeps brewing for us is IFC exchange with Revit companies. We are in a position where a large international engineering company is becoming increasingly frustrated with collaborating with us. I suspect it is coming to light as i...

Resolved! Corrupt XML file

Hi everyone, I am trying to import an XML file with the property manager and get the following error message: Importing failed. Please check if the chosen file is a valid and not corrupted XML file. The file is allright (it's from a government websit...

Debby by Participant
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drawing file size shows 0kb

I revised a drawing file 3 days ago, published the file, saved the filed and closed it. Tried to open the file today and got a Warning! Cannot read Plan file message. When I looked at the file size it shows 0 KB. I tried to open the backup file and i...

PJD by Contributor
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