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ARCHICAD Export to DWG/DXF

Save as DWG: You can save a project view or layout from ARCHICAD to DXF and DWG formats. To save only one part of the view, use the Marquee to delimit the project and select Save As command. When Save Plan dialog is displayed, choose DXF or DWG forma...

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DXF-DWG Translator

Use this dialog box to define how elements in ARCHICAD will be interpreted when exported as DXF/DWG files, and vice versa: how the elements in DXF/DWG files will be interpreted when imported into ARCHICAD. Because of the difference between AutoCAD an...

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DXF-DWG Import Translator Settings

File/File Special/DXF-DWG Translation Setup By clicking on a Translator during import, you can see and edit its content in the fields below, which falls into five main groups: DXF-DWG Translator Settings Drawing Unit Select the correct value of 1 DXF...

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Translator List.xml

The 'Translator List.Xml'file is located in the following folder: On PC: C:/Users//AppData/Roaming/Graphisoft/AC/Dxf-Dwg Preferences On the Mac: /Users//Library/Preferences/Graphisoft/AC/x86/Dxf-Dwg Preferences Translator List.XML is automatically cr...

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IFC Workflow Between ARCHICAD and Revit Structure

Follow the steps below when collaborating with someone using Revit Structure. In the example ARCHICAD 15 and Revit Structure 2012 were used but the process remains the same for current versions. 1) Set Element Parameters Open the selection settings d...

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IFC Workflow Between ARCHICAD and Revit MEP

Follow the steps below when collaborating with someone using Revit MEP. ARCHICAD 15 and Revit MEP 2012 were used in the examples below but the process remains the same for current versions of ARCHICAD. 1) Set Element Parameters Open the selection set...

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DWG Layers' visibility in ARCHICAD

To control the visibility of objects, usually there are more Layers used in DWG projects. Let's see how can the different import options in ARCHICAD manage the DWG layers: Open File » Open To define how elements in ARCHICAD will be interpreted use th...

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XREFs

XREFs are External reference files: DXF or DWG filetypes which can be imported into ARCHICAD. It facilitates to collaborate with Sturctural Engineers. A common use for XREFs is to draw elements that are common to several kinds of drawings within a Pr...

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Artlantis

Artlantis is a popular and easy-to-use rendering application for ARCHICAD and other CAD software. It is developed by the French software company Abvent Among the features of Artlantis are a real-time preview window that shows radiosity (illumination)...

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