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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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mesh and curtain walls not showing in layout

Hi,I've been modelling a project on a pretty complex terrain and with some perforated bricks. Both these elements show fine in all view ports, but when I put it on a layout they disappear. I've tried to extend the skirt length of the mesh past the lo...

laurac by Participant
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Gdl is Archicad. If you can't gdl then you can only pretend to Archicad.Anything you can do gdl already did and can do better. The question isn't of it can but can you actually understand? For all potential architects? Shouldn't we all know basic tri...

Adjacent forms not showing right thickness in section

I've tried to find the settings how to control the appearence of the lines that are adjacent/on top of each other in a section It's a schematic design where the stacked levels are morphs with a transparent material as the building material. Columns a...

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narchi by Participant
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Change Thickness of Cased Opening

How can I update the thickness of my cased openings (door with empty leaf)? It is set and greyed out where I can't change it-despite the style type. I need it to display properly as the wall thickness on the schedule.Thoughts? 

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JKL by Contributor
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Resolved! May I ask about automatic dimensioning

Hello. Is is possible wall core dimensions by using automatic dimensioning?It takes time for large numbers of wall by clicking each wall core .Please share your knowledge to save time for wall core dimensioning.


Resolved! Railing tool fixing side

I'm trying to place a handrail using the railing tool and I can't figure out how to flip the fixings. When I do the auto place railings only one side is correct, and the other will have the fixings floating. At the moment, I'm just redrawing them, bu...


snap guides are offset

Hello all,I have this issue in my Archicad file, where all my elements' snap guides in 3d view are offset. Has anyone come across this issue? I know it might be a very simple click, however I can't find out where this setting might be.