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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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Corrupted File: Cannot read Plan file ERROR

Hey guys.Im trying to open a important proyect and Archicad shows the messeage ''Cannot read Plan file''. I already tried the ''open and repair'' tool but it doesn't work. Also tried to opened on different computers and different Archicad versions bu...

Explode Into Current View, Turns Into Figure, No Vectors

Place as External Drawing or Drag and Drop PDFExplode Into Current View seems to make it from a "Drawing" object to a "Figure" object, without creating any vectorsTried "not keeping the original elements after exploding"Renovation Filters has show "n...

Custom-Shaped Window and Library Part Maker

How to make a wall hole follow the outline of a custom-shaped window using the Library Part Maker (LPM) add-on? I cannot find such an explanation in the Library Part Maker 25 User Guide:

Dalius by Booster
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Archicad25: problem with 3d

Hello Ladies and Gentlemen,I have beginner problems. When entering in 3D view, I have covering between sink and kitchen table. Also between fireplace and wall. How to manage this that one object is on fronter layer as other? For 2D view is clear for ...

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Hide a stair in a view

I have 2 identical stairs in a plan. I would like to hide one stair without creating a separate layer for it, but still show the other stair. What would be the best way to do this?

Resolved! Connecting Complex Beam to Slab

Hi all, I am modelling an existing ribbed slab and was wondering what is the best way to connect the complex beam profiles of the T's to the slab, as they intersect at an angle. Thanks!

Sliding windows arrow on right

Im relatively new to Archicad and I need to create a window schedule that shows the direction of the window opening for a sliding window. It seems like you cant change sliding windows to show the arrow on the right when choosing the single arrow opti...

jagber by Contributor
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Resolved! Unable to change railing materials

Hello everyone, Need help!!Archicad 23: I am unable to change my railing materials. When I am creating a new railing ti shows a single material, which is not editable. I tried a lot but had no success. Even if I am importing or copying a railing from...

Manish by Contributor
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Complex profile based generic object

The question is if is there generic linear object which could I use as base for different complex profiles? First thing first, I know I could accomplish this with a beam, but I cant place vertical beams which is already a problem. I just want, for in...