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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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AC17 - RCP - Still deficient?

I was hoping to use the 3D Documents to make an RCP. It seems like Graphisoft is simply designing this tool based on requests they get, rather than doing a ground-up design of RCP Views. It's so piecemeal and backwards. When I went to finally create ...

Anonymous by Not applicable
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How to work with Gross volumes for zones?

Our regional energy regulations demand the calculation of the "protected volume" of the building to be defined using Gross dimensions. The explanation is in Dutch, but the picture is clear. http://www.energiesparen.be/epb/prof/oppervlaktevolume So fa...

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stefan by Advocate
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RENOVATION FILTER SETTINGS V16

In the classic manner of drawings for a renovation, existing walls are left as line work and the new construction is poched darker. In the Renovation Filter Settings, I can't seem to find a way to change the settings for the existing walls to show al...

Anonymous by Not applicable
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Can SEO be renovation filter specific

Hi, I'm new to ArchiCAD. I have an existing model that I would like to start modifying to create the proposed drawings. The problem is when I trim a new section of roof to an existing it then takes that section out of the existing plans/sections/elev...

Anonymous by Not applicable
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ELEVATION MARKED DISTANCE AREA

Hi, With the marked distance area it seems to go dark when using coloured elevations as shown in pictures below. in a previous project it became lighter and now its becoming darker any suggestions I've gone through work environment i need to it to be...

Anonymous by Not applicable
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"Random City" GDL Object released

The newest GDL Object based on User Wishes has been released: It can be downloaded from https://bimcomponents.com/ INT version: https://bimcomponents.com/GSM/Details/16026 USA version: https://bimcomponents.com/GSM/Details/16027 GER version: https://...

Vectorial hatches on multi-plane roofs

Is anyone else having this trouble with the vectorial hatching on multi-plane roofs in version 17? Show incorrectly on some surfaces when using the Internal engine in 3D and on elevations. The OpenGL textures align fine. This is from the INT Windows ...

Label Adjustment

I'd like to draw a "UP" arrow for the stairs, but can't seem to find in the settings where to change the "UP" text to sit like my red example?

Anonymous by Not applicable
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