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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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Symb_mirrored for Slabs?

Hi all,I'm trying to create a ceiling label that also has a line to it, but I found that in mirrored states it will behave badly - most common scenario is the label sits in a hotlink that gets mirrored. It managed to fix the text & everything for rot...

AlexV by Contributor
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Stairs landing_tread

Hello everyone, I have a problem with the Stair tool when I try to apply a profiled Tread as a finish. The result is ok for the flight tread and riser, but the profile gets applied on the land for the same width (attached). I have already activated t...

Smail by Participant
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Zone Selection Settings is greyed out

Hi all, I tried to use zone selection settings to update parameter of the element I had selected. However I found that the "OK" button was greyed out so I could not able to save any changes. May anyone suggest a way to unlock it? Thanks.  

Yh1CKAEN by Contributor
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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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