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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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Cadimage keynote to Autocad what a mess

We have the Cadimage keynote at the office and we have the following problem. Went save as AutoCAD leader Cadimage explode everything. What a mess. Our client wants the label to be leader. We have to redo all annotation in the project.

mhoude by Contributor
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Parametric objects

Based on the reply I received from SenecaDesignLLC I did some research on the paramo tool, and it looks like it is only available on Archicad 24, and I am financially unable to upgrade from the version 22 I am working with. I am hoping there is anoth...

Parametric objects

I was finally able to download the rfa files I wanted from the vendor I got them from, but when I performed the download I got the following note: imported library part will NOT be parametric. My question is, does this note ALWAYS pop up when you imp...

Existing Exterior at new roof slope

I have an existing exterior wall and and and existing roof and I want to demolish half of my roof and show a new roof with a different slope. Do I build a new exterior walls at these gap?  

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dhnguyen by Contributor
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Resolved! Curtain Wall Door Swing - one shows - one doesn't

Hi All-- Been searching everywhere and reading all the related posts I can, but still no answers - trying to understand why only one door in my curtain wall is showing as open. When I created the wall both doors were showing the swings, but for some ...

Resolved! Point Cloud - Rotate Z and Y axis

Hi. I am using the iPhone to create point clouds for small rehabilitation works. I am testing the apps 3dscanner, Canvas and Modelar. With all of them I have the same problem: When exporting to .e57 or .xyz, the Y and Z axes not only do not have the ...

Atort by Contributor
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Resolved! Project Zero, site model, and undecided finished floor level

Hi there, I am at the early stage of sketch design of a detached dwelling on a site.I am experimenting with different finished floor level (FFL) to have a look at how the space feels like. Current project setup.Project Location > Altitude(Sea level) ...

sonestar by Contributor
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Resources for new user / learning

I'm looking to move to BIM from Bricscad & Sketchup. Two person office in Los Angeles doing mostly residential remodels & ADUs. I've got 25 years in Auto/Bricscad, and do lots of customization/coding in lisp for CAD, and rudimentary skills in Ruby fo...

DanA by Contributor
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