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Parametric Profiles - Adjustable fireproofing

Szabolcs Miko
Graphisoft
Graphisoft
As a newly introduced feature in ARCHICAD 22, the parametricity of profiles can be used for multiple purposes. One of them is to create adjustable fireproofing/insulation for beam or column elements. Later, the thickness can be adjusted by element, letting us use only one Profile to fit different requirements.
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How to create modifiers? Parametric Modifiers can be added in the Profile Manager under the Modifiers tab.
  • click to add Modifier
  • choose reference point
  • choose the edge
  • place the modifier
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How to offset multiple edges? Other edges can use the same offset dimension which then can be edited manually in the settings dialog or graphically in floor plan, section/elevation or 3D.
  • select the modifier from the list
  • click on the icon to add or remove edges to Offset dimension
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How to adjust the values? To edit in 3D:
  • select the element and then the edge (in this case any edge)
  • drag the edge by using the Offset Edge command from the Pet Palette (use the tracker to enter exact values)
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These values can also be edited in the element's Settings dialog, under the Profile Offset Modifiers tab.

  See  Warnings and tips for Offset Modifiers

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