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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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Floor access hatch door?

Hello Is there a floor access hatchway door type object in AC?? Want to model an access hatchway into a roof space Thank you!

Custom curtain walls

Hi, I made a custom curtain wall to create an external cladding for my project however I'm having issues aligning the tiles. When I stretch the wall the tiling becomes distorted unless its at a certain measurement. I don't know if anyone's experience...

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1324 hi by Participant
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Resolved! AC25 MVO control issue with Light Object

Something seems to be not working at least for me. I am unable to use the MVO to control how lighting objects are displayed. Please advise if I am doing something wrong or if this is a bug. See the attached screenshots. Thanks, Scott

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What is real difference between cut lines and drafting lines ?

Hi ! Manual says: Drafting line: "Simple 2D drafting line. Lines drawn with the Line tool will be in this category by default."ok, it will be there and ? How that will help if it will be there ? Cut line:"Contour line of a 3D element on a cutting pla...

kosta by Booster
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Global Variable gs_label_width

I am bringing an old Archicad 11 Project back to life as we have been tasked with re-cladding the Building and so need to edit a lot of the original Details. What I have discovered is that a Label object I made as a poor mans Keynote tool uses a coup...

Walls visible in floor slabs and roof

I have a file where the walls are visible through floor slabs and roofs which they are intersecting. The walls on the top floor are cut by the roof, the other ones have the top level on the same level as the roof. Of course I can make the walls short...

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DangCad by Contributor
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Resolved! Trace Reference Palette

Can anyone help me get the Trace Reference Palette active again? I must have hid it at sometime in the last 20 years and want to see if I can adjust a setting. Shouldn't it be in this dropdown? V25 on PC. Thanks for the help.

dhurd by Contributor
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