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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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Resolved! Sailcloth roof

I am designing a carport with a sail cloth roof. I've created the shape using the terrain tool but the sagged nature of the placed material is very angular, rather than catenary curvy. Any suggestions?

KeesW by Advocate
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Proper graphic for walls joining?

I have an existing wall joining a new wall and for the life of me I cant get them to show in plan properly. The attached image is what keeps showing.What is the trick?Thanks

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overlaping zones in section (AC26)

HiI have problem with zones in my project. I have some overlaping zones and I need them to be this way (as in the pic).Everything looks fine in plans, but I can't make it look good in section. Even tho I checked the transparency option in section, on...

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Resolved! Double flight staircase

Fairly inexperienced AC user. Would like to know if the stair tool can have two flights as the first half run of the staircase merging with one flight for the second half. I've drawn a little sample in plan of what I'm trying to achieve. Thanks in ad...

Tips for inset cabinets in AC25?

Hi all! I'd love a way to properly display inset cabinets in my AC25 model, but am finding it somewhat difficult. Even using the inset cabinetry parameters for the front panels in the 'Base Cabinet Block 25' settings, there are essentially 'double li...

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Resolved! Stair risers

I am drawing an existing garden stair with 200 - 220 high risers. I've changed the default settings for stairs to allow risers upto 220. The Archicad 26 stair tool only appears to permit risers upto 191mm - regardless of the default settings. The Cad...

KeesW by Advocate
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I don't want to select "locked" layer objects

Hi, I am using Archicad26 at work and have a few questions about using Archicad.As the title says, I don't want to select "locked" layer objects.Other CAD apps such as Rhinocerous do not allow me to select locked layer objects, which comes in handy w...

sd23 by Participant
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Resolved! Curving an object in two different planes

Hi, we had this question come up in the Chief Architect forum a few months ago. It certainly wasn’t an easy solution and it required an extensive work around in that program when the person asked for the arch molding in the picture to be curved aroun...

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mthd by Expert
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Changing line colour

Some things have always bugged me with Archicad. For example, I have a 2D line used construction lines which need to be a different colour from other lines so that they can be distinguished. I want to use red for this line and have this selected. Eas...

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KeesW by Advocate
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