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Solid Element Operations in Archicad

Originally published at AECBytes: http://www.aecbytes.com/tipsandtricks/2006/issue10-archicad.html written by Eric Bobrow Principal, Bobrow Consulting Group Archicad's Solid Element Operations (SEO) are powerful tools to carve and model complex shape...

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How to create chimneys in ARCHICAD

This article is based on the ARCHICAD-Talk discussion: http://archicad-talk.graphisoft.com/viewtopic.php?t=13720 1 - The Column Tool trick Simply place columns into the wall where you want the chimneys to be - just make sure they go all the way up on...

How to modify the Side Contour of a Wall

Walls in ARCHICAD by default have a uniform height along the whole element. By trimming Walls with Roofs or using Solid Element Operations (SEOs) with the Wall as target and Roofs/Beams/Slabs etc. as Operators, the contours of Walls can again be modi...

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How to distribute elements along a path

There are various techniques you can use in ARCHICAD to distribute elements along a path. One example could be a tree object that is distributed at every 3000 millimeters along the side of a road. Let us see some scenarios. NOTE: In ARCHICAD 21 and u...

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Selecting Elements Across Several Stories

- by Ben Frost, UK and Eric Link, Worldwide ARCHICAD specialist Is there a way to group walls/elements that occur on different stories? - select them in the 3D window and 'Group'. The above answer of Ben Frost is 100% OK, but Link's advice may be of ...

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The Eye-Dropper and Syringe

Originally published at Cadalyst: http://aec.cadalyst.com/aec/Column%3A+ArchiCad/The-Magic-of-Parameter-Transfer-ARCHICAD-Insights-/ArticleStandard/Article/detail/560930?contextCategoryId=6575 written by Eric Bobrow Principal, Bobrow Consulting Group...

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Link Construction Elements to Stories

Each Construction Element and 3D Object in ARCHICAD is linked to a specific Story, called its Home Story. The elevation of the Element is determined by the elevation of its Home Story If its Home Story is deleted, the element will be deleted with it....

How to know what the exact GUID of a Library Object is

With the growing complexity of object libraries, a method of tracking Library parts and their revised versions was developed for ARCHICAD 8. In short, two GUIDs - internally coded 16-byte numbers -, in combination with the object (file) name, identif...

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