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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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Point Cloud into objects

Help. We use large point cloud files on alot of our projects. Establishes existing contours, trees and neighbouring properties etc. Great for early design work. However we'd like to be able to see for visualization purposes. None of the live real-tim...

Railing Independent Segments - Static

I am very confused about railing nodes and segments and have read similar posts discussing independent railing segments. For example, if I draw a static "L-shaped" railing, Archicad seems to treat the entire "L" as a single segment.If I divide the se...


Resolved! Curtain Wall Frame

Hello, When I make a curtain wall, the first mullion's boundary lines are not visible. Anyone know what's going on? Thanks Nathan BurkholderAC25.4013 USAWindows 11

Interior Elevation Line Weights

Can you really not show depth in interior elevations in Archicad without tracing over elements with 2D lines? In Revit there's an option to override graphics on a per element basis, but it seems Archicad is really much more focused on how things look...

1sarina by Newcomer
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Odd behavior of dynamic hotspot due to absolute coordinates

Sometimes dynamic hotspots in my objects do not behaver properly when moving them in the 3D window. Even though the hotspot is scripted correctly, and the hotspot is correctly located on the object I am stretching in the 3D window, the point at which...


Shrinked custom curtain panel

I have build a custom curtain wall panel using morph and save as curtain panel. But when i applied the panel, the unmatched scheme size (the rest size). The panel shrinked, is there a setting to make the panel still on the original size (it is ok if ...

AZain29 by Contributor
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Railing connection problem

Hi, i have built a circular railing, but the extension railing get some gap on it. Is there i miss the setting. Thank you.

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AZain29 by Contributor
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Grass stones

Hi! Any suggestions on how to make grass stones as in the picture in Archicad? It has to be in 3D and grass is a different material because it will be changed in the grass than in rendering software. My idea is to make them from slabs and copy past a...

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ananas by Enthusiast
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Resolved! select middle of slab edge

Very basic and I feel I should know the answer but.... When i create a custom object using a slab I sometimes want to align it with another object by selecting the middle of the side of the slab, how can I do this easily?? whats the trick?