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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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teamwork and marquee box

a teamate is assigned part of a storey (limited by marquee), but I can't get access to the area outside the marquee, how do I access this area? Drawing another marquee box that covers everything else except the teammates area seems a dumb way to do i...

Meander

When I save a VR Object in 8.1 it saves it as a Meander file that activates Classic 9 on the Mac. Now when I send these files to PC users who don't have ArchiCad they can't seem to read it when they could read previous AC 7 VR Objects. It was mention...

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split properties in elevation, really!

Enclosed .JPGs of 3d window, plan, plan with marque selction set, single ofending wall and it's properties displayed, and the real problem, the appereance of the elevation. All selections except selction set, to verify no duplicates, were copied with...

How about announcements of updates?

I was surprised to find a new update for 8.1 on the GS website. I can't find any trace of an announcement, except by hunting for it. Shouldn't this be something we should all hear about? Or is GS trying to keep down the crush of downloading?

molding- baseboard and crown molding

I have been asked to show baseboard and crown molding in the interior elevations of the house that I am currently working on. It seems like it would be good to model these rather than draw them onto each elevation as lines. That way I could universal...

Anonymous by Not applicable
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Saving AC window as a *.tiff file format

Recently, I needed to save an Archicad .pln file in a *.tiff format . The file was all text (a cover sheet for a project). I was not sucesfull because when I open the .tif file in Phostoshop, the image size was too small. Increasing the image size is...

Teamwork and Lost Data

We have a team using Teamwork to work on a model. One of them crashed in ArchiCAD and now he can't get the changes he made back to the master file. How do we recover from this problem? We've had this situation before and we wound up redoing the chang...

Anonymous by Not applicable
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[tip]How to graphically find out focus of an ellipse.

Someone in the office today asked how he could communicate to the contractor how to lay out an ellipse in the field. If you remember from high school geometry an ellipse is a shape you can draw with a string of some length (Equal to the major axis of...

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