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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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Project location - where is it placed?

Im trying to wrap my head around the project location function, as I want to accuratley place my drawings into google earth. In Archicad you get the option to place the drawing to a specified real world coordinate. My problem is that I dont understan...

Horizontal and Vertical Ribbed Wall Panels

OK trying to narrow this down to a narrow solutionI have multiple use for horizontal and vertical ribbed, corrugated and smooth panelsThe smooth is east. Just a material though it does not include the skin thickness A horizontal I can create in the W...

Wall reference line not working

I have a file where wall reference line is not working/making any difference for some reason. See pic below, the three inner walls are drawn along the guide line with different options chosen - outside face on top, inside face in the middle, and cent...

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DangCad by Contributor
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Resolved! can't add beam

hello,I am a newbie on using Archicad 25, I currently made a building structure. after I made the first two stories I change the elevation and height to the next floor, then i want to add beam on the third story and suddenly there's a bubble that sai...

ItsVee by Participant
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Export only selection to SKP

Hello,I assume there is no option to export only selected elements to SKP file, so I have to export everything everytime, even if I only want to update a single little detail, and then remove 90% of my model in SketchUp, because I only want to paste ...

Mike96 by Enthusiast
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Costum Cabinet Knob Detached

I am working with custom knobs in Archicad and the knob is detached from the cabinet door (floating).It is the right size and everything, I just can't seem to figure it out how to attach the knob to the cabinet door (I am using a Locker Key model as ...

Resolved! 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. AC24 | Windows 10 Pro | Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4770 CPU @ 3.40GHz 3.40 G...

Johnsly by Contributor
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Grasshopper shell contour

Hi,In order to create a church dome, penetrated with windows, I created a revolved shell. From this shell, I must eliminate some zones. For doing this, I tried to implement in grasshopper the contour of for the shell.Has anyone idea how should I do t...

Skylights cutting through roof with surface

Hi all. Im confused by a setting that is using a surface on the face of the roof composite when cutting through a skylight.I cant find a setting in the skylight or roof composite to change this.Do you know where I can find this setting so I can chang...

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