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3D items and their hotspot not aligining


Help, I am working on an Archicad file that was previously worked on by someone else, when I view items in 3d, the 3d object itself does not align with its hotspots. See attached.


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@Johnsly Looks like the hotspots in 3D are independent of the shape’s geometry and the shape has been redefined? No short answer to fix that.

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Barry Kelly

When you say 3D object you mean element - column perhaps?

Objects are scripting and the problem you show could be down to bad scripting.

But it seems to have a reference line which is why I am thinking it is a column and not an object.


This can happen if you are modelling a long way from the Project Origin.

Always try to model close to the Project Origin.



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As Barry said, this could also be a far from origin problem. See here:

Far From Origin - Troubleshooting Guide - Graphisoft Community

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@Barry Kelly Well spotted. Definitely looks like a column.

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