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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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Layer combinations in PlotMaker 3.1

Plotmaker 3.1 creates layers for doors and windows that are placed in walls. I created a new layer in Archicad 8.1 named "Alternate" and placed walls, doors and windows on it. I also created a new layer combination for this new layer. Then I saved th...

Anonymous by Not applicable
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request name of plan or section window

Hi, can you request the name of a plan or section window that the object is placed into? I saw an object ( but now cant find), that appeared to do this, although it added .pmk to the name)

What is Simplest Plotting (not Printing) Config for OSX?

(ArchiCAD 8 instructions below, for ArchiCAD 7 please see FAQ's 106, 107 at http://tr.graphisoftus.com/) You would like to be Plotting or Printing? What's the difference? see FAQ 344 same URL. The Gimp-Print, X-RIP, PS, and built-in OS X are printer-...

Strange phenomena when rendering a home brewed gdl-object??

I'm making a simple street lamp to place in my terrain model but someone up there is angry with me this morning. Have a look at the attached image an hopefully it's an easy problem to solve (the problem usually is the pilot...) I did the lamp with th...

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Anonymous by Not applicable
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Object to tabulate other objects

Hi I am looking for a way for a GDL script to scan a section window or plan to generate a table showing parameters (as placed) of other 2D library parts placed in the section window or plan I want to use this to automatically generate a key that only...

Geodesic (sp?) home, anyone ever been here before?

Greetings, I recieved a call from a potential client last night who has purchased and gutted a geodesic home, (you remember those don't you?), and wants to model up some interior possibilities. Great! I am going to meet him today and honestly haven't...

call objects shortcut

when i to use "call " command for an object ( macro) with too many parameters i usually put this object in plan i save it again temporary to the desktop and i open the new archicad written object to get job done with copy and paste , modify only the ...

Anonymous by Not applicable
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Moving from PC to MAC

Folks, I just switched from a smokin' fast Dell Precision 530 to a slightly slower brand new Powerbook 1.33 GHz running Panther 10.3 I can take the slower computer in stride because I just can't stand windows any longer, however: Is it really true th...

Anonymous by Not applicable
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trussmaker

hi! just a short question: is there any possibility to create 3-dimensional constructions with trussmaker and how? for example multiple crossing trusses together. because my lines are only shown in the section/elevation that i draw in! thanks in adva...

Anonymous by Not applicable
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Conoid

Hello, tricky to draw a roof upon these curved beams. They both becomes narrover and lower. I have tried the conoid object, (have to form it with element operations naturally) but the angle does not fit as you can see. Help!!

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eldhead by Newcomer
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