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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! Move wall+windows axis "Z"

I am trying to move walls of a building in the Z axis, I can do it but the windows still remain in their previous z coordinate. I can move then horizontal connected to the wall, but not in vertical.' Any suggestions?

Anonymous by Not applicable
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Archicad 22 - How to make a "wallhole" in a custom door?

Seems I can't find the "classificaiton" change location (it's locked now to some variable from a list) where I used to be able to change the classification of a "slab object" and convert it into a "wallhole" so's it would cut out the custom hole for ...

rob2218 by Booster
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Composite Profile Beam Plan View

Hi, I am designing a composite profile which will be placed on plan with slope, so I have to use it as a beam. I want to see the various profiles which are part of the composite profile on plan. This seems to be a problem with beams as it shows only ...

Takis by Enthusiast
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Layer Combinations, Best Practices

When working with several architects and engineers, are there some best practices for how to name and arrange layer combinations? ..or somehow some guidelines about how it should look like when exporting to IFC?

Anonymous by Not applicable
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Resolved! What does Fly mode do in 3D explore?

I'm just using the 3D explore mode in ARCHICAD. I can see the little button on the button left of my screen get toggled on and off when I hit "F" but it doesn't seem to change anything with my exploring - I am still able to fly around and crash into ...

Anonymous by Not applicable
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Missing AUS Objects

I have moved computers and have an issue now that my new computer does not have the parts I've used in many drawings on many projects, namely Title AUS 18 and Story Marker AUS 18. I have copied the Australian Essential Library 18 that I believed thes...

sarahric by Contributor
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Stringers on stair symbol

The lower half of my stair is monolithic masonry construction, the upper half is wood framed with stringers. This shows correctly in 3D. How can I show (for the framing plan) or not show (for the floor plan) stair stringers on the floor plan? Right n...

R Muller by Enthusiast
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Resolved! Columns Showing on Non-Relevant Stories

Hi all, I have a set of columns which are showing below the story they are on when set to show on "All Relevant Stories". Two stories below in the carpark is definitely not relevant... Setting my FPCP to not show any above stories does not make any d...

ARCHICAD 21 (7000) & 22 (4005) Public Updates Released

Hello Everyone, Today we have made the final version of our next ARCHICAD 21 (7000) & 22 (4005) Updates available. We have created and tested packages for the INT, USA, AUS, UKI and NZE versions so far and they all passed our Quality Control. The Che...