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Component Level Design Workflows - Conversation & feedback

Hi All, Now in Archicad, most design and data are handled at the element level - assigning properties, using Graphic Overrides or setting renovation status are a few examples.To express design intent and extract data at a more detailed level, the com...

James B by Graphisoft
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How to separate textures on objects from BIMobjects

Hello, I import 3D objects from Bimobject to Archicad 26, the problem is that the object arrives there but with a single texture, for example I import a sofa: the fabrics and the legs have the same texture, how to separate them ? otherwise I tried to...

Which program - Modeling 3D objects

What is the easiest program to create 3D elements such as furniture? I mean that the resulting model could be edited, for example the colors of the elements. Are there any dedicated programs for such things?

owo by Newcomer
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Selecting walls only on current floor?

Hi, I am doing one of the Graphisoft tutorial to learn AC26 and the software is not behaving like the one of the instructor.He's telling me to select all the walls on the first floor with ctrl+A then shift+F5 to show in 3d, I do exactly that except t...

Sofian by Participant
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Rotating view vs rotating building in Archicad 26

Hello,until now, it has been always suggested to start a project by rotating the whole building -and site-, placing it in orthogonal way and setting the true north according to this rotation. This was due to the inaccuracies and other issues occurrin...

Gonzo666 by Contributor
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Resolved! Profils in hotlinks

Hi! Here on the picture we see left profile in a hotlink file and right a profile in Master file: Both profiles are the same with the modifiers. On the left in 3d view the lenght of one part is pulled longer. Why is that not visible in master file as...

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tjasa by Enthusiast
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Window Shutter Placement

Having an issue where my shutters are "floating" off of the wall rather than being tight to the finish/casing I have the Wall Closure type set to stud wall with siding which is what I am using I have seen some suggestions about creating your own shut...

JDR_SBDC by Participant
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Wall intersection methods

Hi, just wondering if there is a way to create a wall that doesn't interact in anyway with other walls? I know you can do it with a layer settings, but just wondering if there is another way to do it . Thanks

Resolved! CW profiled edge panle 26 bug?

Hi GS guys.I found that the "CW profiled edge panle 26" can't open the material selection (the black triangle).Also the CW compact structure 26 has this bug?

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Resolved! Trimmed wall and roof - floor plan

Hi everybody, we are designing a building with pitched roof and wall connections, where the bottom parts of the walls are trimmed. Is there any way to hide the trimmed part of the wall on the floor plan?

EAttila by Participant
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Archicad freeze - move nodes

Hello everyone, I have a few questions about drywall.1-When I create a drywall wall I can't move the node to transform an opening into a window or a door, the archicad blocks (it happens with the work I'm doing but if I create a new file I don't have...

Osmar78 by Participant
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