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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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Instanced hotlinked module element ID's

Hi,I would like to hotlink some part of building (e.g. WC room walls in hospital) and multiple it many times, so if some changes in the module should be made, that would be easy.But the problem is - the door opening ID's should be individual in All t...

Kaspars by Contributor
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Grey layer over textures in 3D

Can anybody help me with this problem?At some point my 3D doesnt show properly, and I have no clue what happened. It is with few files already, different models, I got some kind of greyish overlay on textures in 3D, but didnt find out what it is and ...

Sjuzi by Newcomer
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Baseboards showing in plan

I have great elevations after editing my walls and added baseboards.I took my Composite wall and made it a complex Provile -I edited the surfaces for a stepped slab ANDThen added the baseboard. The only problem is the baseboard and corner round trim ...


As a newby having finished my third project with Archicad and my 1144th in cad I am really liking this project. The one area that frustrates me are common objects and them being fully developed.An example"I found one shelf with curtain rod. The model...

Resolved! curtain wall and normal generic wall intersection priority

curtain wall and wall are intersects, but i want curtain wall shows instead wall without changing wall height. it show half fill. tried to change BM priority, didn't work. tried poke up with nominal thickness inside curtain wall option. none worked. ...


curtain wall scheme grid open empty area, space, hole, void

valar morghulis, I want to close the top of the curtain wall with scheme grid shifting, but when it closed and reached to the right part, the area to be empty gets fill with the scheme. I want it to stay empty while the upper part meets. is it possib...

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Resolved! Turning insulation around windows and doors

Hello everyone!I have been trying unsuccessfully to turn the insulation around the doors of this building. I know it has something to do with the tab "Wall closure" but I haven't figured it out. The wall is a composite. All I've managed to do is turn...

HelenE by Booster
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change curtain wall panel reference line

valar morthulis, i think old style Archicad talk forum was better can't even add picture here, also imported topics' posts' alignment's are WRONG, i hope with updating everything will fall into place. my problem is actually not serious but if there i...