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Survey follow-up – Door/Window Detail Level

Dear Community, Many of you took part in our recent survey on “Detail Levels of doors and windows on a single drawing”: https://community.Graphisoft.com/t5/Document-Visualize-forum/Doors-amp-Windows-Detail-Levels-within-a-single-drawing-1-minute/m-p/...

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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ruled command

Im trying to create a "ruled" with a hole in the shape but I keep getting a wrong hole definition. The manual doesnt give any clues in this regard. Here is a typ script that isnt working (the item is supposed to be tapering but for simplicity have ma...

Trouble with elev view line weights

Hello all, I am having trouble with lineweights in the elevation view. I checked and recheck my lineweight setting within the wall settings/wall composite/material/model pen etc. I still get a heavy line for my siding fill on my elev. Any thoughts on...

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X-ref layers

Question regarding xref. I have an original autocad drawing, which I have modified by eliminating many layers. When I update the xref in ArchiCad, all the original layers remain. Is there any way I can automatically delete the unused layers. There ar...

Auto-text within notes in ArchiCAD

Okay, Plotmaker assigns a code to each quickview placed in Plotmaker. Then it uses a code to assign different forms of autotext. A code, like , followed by the code for the quickview, which looks something like . If you copy that code to ArchiCAD, wh...

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crashing in section elevation window.

I am working on a really big house, and from time to time for reasons I still can't find, it crashes, or more accurately hangs indefinately. I quit archicad and reopen it and up comes the temporary file prompt, I accept, then the file opens and the w...

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Context Menu Shortcut Keys in 8.1

I'm trying to get used to 8.1, and there seem to be some great improvements, but there are a couple of issues I need help with. I'm used to removing a marquee by doing a right click, (Windows) and pressing 'Q'. This doesn't work with 8.1, and I can't...

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