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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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Display Door Opening Lines - was: Big Jump in Versions

I have been using ArchiCAD for over 15 years . . . Trouble is, I could never afford to get past V.11. I was recently given the opportunity to upgrade to V.24, so there is much I need to learn. At the moment, though, I am struggling to place a Storefr...

Elliptical profile surface, thickness

This is a (proof-of concept, test) zero-thickness morph, brought into GH from Archicad. Its profile is elliptical. It was generated in Archicad with a 0-thickness shell on an arc profile, saved as object, modified zzyzx, saved as morph, SEOed out ope...

Ignacio by Expert
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Window, Door, Object Favorites not Sticking

For some reason a couple months ago my window, door, and object favorites stopped working. I click on a window favorite and place it in a wall, and a standard one shows up. I change all the attributes till it looks right, save it as a new favorite, a...

Drawing scale smaller than 1:30000?

Hi, I've ran into an interesting issue: I'm working on a competition where I need to have drawings at a city scale too, I put the large drawings (coming from OSM) close to the origin on a worksheet to prevent any far-from-origin problems, and I want ...

furtonb by Expert
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Resolved! what is this red area on section line?

valarhello, i copied these elevation lines from main to module. it appears half tone red area on the section tool line. do you know what is that red area trying to tell?

Resolved! Snap precision ?

Hi, I have often problem with snapping when I want to have in angle wall : for example 12° than in some process is 11,98° It's make me crazy . is there someway how to set precision for example on integer ? I had to redo many wall and would like to av...

Resolved! Zone area text

In some views I would like to display the zone stamp area, in other views I would like to display only the zone name. If I change the settings of the zone it changes in all views. How can I apply different settings to different views for the zone sta...

Johann_P by Advocate
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Resolved! Stair - up/down text

How would I show the stair up/down text in views of different scales? In views of 1:100 and 1:50 it's necessary to show the text, but in scales 1:200 the text is too big and I'd like to not show it. But if I remove the text in the stair settings, it'...

Mirror tool full model

Hi guys please help me Im trying to mirror my full drawing with elevations and sections detailed but when i do so my section and elevations change the position i have annotated it changes is they a better way to do it. thank you

Anonymous by Not applicable
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Resolved! Stairs over Stairs

I have 2 sets of stairs. On plan they cross over each other. For the higher stair I'd like to show only the hidden lines so that the lower stair is completely visible. When I use the "send backward / forward" commands the graphics hides the lower sta...