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Automatic Live Load Generation

Table of Content Zones can be used for much moreDerive imposed loadsWhich zones generate live loads?1. Check the architectural model2. Check Zone Classifications3. Check Load CategoriesAdjust Load Categories inside ArchicadAdjust Load Categories outs...

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Faster Export to FRILO

Frequently exporting SAF files to FRILO can be time consuming Structural engineers who use FRILO are currently spending quite some time exporting SAF files by selecting a save location and setting the path for export each time, which interrupts the w...

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SAF Translator Improvements

Adjusting SAF Translator settings Currently, structural engineers can create and adjust structural analytical models in Archicad and eventually export them to the structural analysis software via SAF translators. However, in earlier versions of Archi...

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Support of Multi-Segmented Columns and Beams

Graphisoft has focused on further streamlining multi-disciplinary design workflows. Archicad 26 enhances the collaboration between structural engineers and architects with important structural analytical workflow improvements. Structural elements wit...

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Seamless Collaboration with MEP Engineers

The Opening Tool now enables precise quantity estimations by offering the possibility to create polygonal openings in any 2D or 3D views - the Magic wand functionality can be used in the process as well. A new MEP label is also available, besides the...

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Native Archicad Survey Point

In the project, the stakeholders work on models, which are created with different applications. Synchronizing and defining location data on the individual object level is time consuming and may result in inconsistent element placement when exchanging...

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MEP Frequently Asked Questions

Note: MEP Modeler add-on has become an integrated design tool in Archicad 24. See more in Enhancements of the Built-in MEP Modeler. This article describes how to use the add-on in Archicad 23 and earlier. How do I edit MEP elements in Archicad withou...

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