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truss maker

I've just tried Trussmaker for the first time. I'd like to create plumb cut rafter tails and trim off some unwanted parts of a truss. Besides the Edit Truss commands there any way to notch or otherwise alter a truss? The trusses that that Trussmaker ...

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Library

At the beginning of my relation with ArchiCAD after listening to the sales pitch of the GS salesman I have asked this question: Jus for long this library parts will remain compatible with the program. The answer was : As long as there will be ArchiCA...

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Eydropper w/o Changing Object Type

When creating doors and windows, is there a way to shortcut the process? Example: You create a window from the standard library using, say, the W1 Casement. You get all the parameters set and place (takes a good 5 minutes if working from scratch). Ne...

Upgrading to 8.1

Yes, I love the speed of 8.1. Yes Plotmaker has some very nice features. BUT, IT WILL TAKE AN ACT OF CONGRESS TO GET ME TO UPGRADE BEFORE I RETIRE! I have 10 years until that day. I can not see why we have to relearn EVERYTHING for a simple .1 upgrad...

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8.1 Error Message - What Does It Mean?

The error shown in the graphic below is actually an improvement over the same error in 8.0. The improvement is that 8.1 added the title "Warning". We encountered this error when trying to save or exit a project. The 'save' seemed to work, but it woul...

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Quick ArchiCAD Render Tip

Attached are some images of a PDF that provides a tip for creating quick renders in ArchiCAD. I created this for my clients, but would like to share it with the ArchiCAD community. Due to the size of the file I had to split it up into 5 images and yo...

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Splines

When a spline is created it seams to not be able to grab after you move a node or stretch it. A copy was was created to use it in more than one area and so now there are multiple splines that can not be deleted. I have already sent and recieved and n...

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Merging polygonal shapes

To merge two ploygonal shapes: 1. They must adjoin or overlap. 2. Select one of the two. 3. Make sure the current tool is the same as the selected element. 4. Click the edge or a node of the selected element and choose the add (+) option on the pet p...

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