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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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Avoid visualisation of lights in 2D

Hi, I wonder if there is a way I can disable the visualisation of lights in 2d. I can disable the symbol, but not the rectangle or the arrow that points the direction. Regards

Anonymous by Not applicable
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Resolved! Offset railing post from base line?

Hi, I'm getting closer to some decent railings for our internal favourites list. I was working on a balcony railing yesterday and I want the first (and last) post to have a gap to the wall but the center of the post is placed at the beginning/end of ...

Invisible elements bug

I have a very weird problem. There are some elements in the project (walls, columns and doors) that interact with zones and other elements but are absolutely not visible in 2d and 3d. I can list them in schedule but they are refered as "locked" and c...

Anonymous by Not applicable
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Walls are segmented

Hello, I import from AC a joined polyline with 13 segments (some of which are curved), but they are 'unified' and imported into GH as one single 2d curve and then I convert it into a native GH 'closed planar curve'. Once this is done I use this curve...

Anonymous by Not applicable
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Resolved! Windows and Wall insertion points and centerlines

Hello, I have a simple basic wall segment and I create a pattern of windows in it in the GH-archicad connection. The inputs of -1,0,1 all act the same with regard to the window position and create the windows with the anchor point as Center. The -1 o...

Anonymous by Not applicable
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Converting text string to a surface attribute

Hi, I placed a surface attribute node, and then read it's contents into a panel. I'd like to put that panel into an object's surface attributes. Is it possible to script or deconstruct the surface attributes somehow in order to 'generate your own' mo...

Anonymous by Not applicable
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GH walls created as Trapezoid walls in AC!?

Hello, It seems that any wall created within GH, appears in ArchiCAD as a TRAPEZOID wall. This means that the AC options for that wall, once unlocked, are 'trapezoid', and not straight, and this makes it impossible to 'offset edge' or some other wall...

Anonymous by Not applicable
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