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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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Railing and bringing a V25 plan into V26

Started playing with V26 with its template. If I pull up the railing tool and favorites it has several built in railing styles. So I decided to bring in a project from V25 to utilize those rails but when I go to the railing tool none of those rail st...

Ron by Booster
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Clothes hanger object...

Hello Can anyone share a clothes hanger object? I found one many years ago but lost it in transition.... Thank you in advance

Llian by Enthusiast
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Pipe modeling in slope.

When modeling horizontal pipes, it is possible to use the "Offset Edge" command to move the desired pipe so that the fittings and other connected pipes are automatically modified, in the following image that shows how it would look. However, when the...

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Level Dimension Rotation with Rotate Plan View

Hi, We're creating 2 sets of plans in different scales and different views; 1:100 (0 degrees rotation) and 1:50 (90 degrees rotation). Apart from the zones flying around (which is another issue I'm trying resolve, it seems that the dimension rotation...

Wall Join End Lineweight Issue

I am filleting two walls and cannot get the lineweight to continuously wrap the wall. I have tried changing the skins to the finish layer and that did not work. I have also set the wall ends to be on for both ends of the wall and have adjusted the pe...

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Element Selection in 3D Window / AC25

HI everyone,Just wondering if there is a new feature / toggle for selecting elements in the 3D window in Archicad 25.Whenever I go to select elements in the 3D window, the selection tool highlights/chooses a non-visible element BEHIND the element tha...

Does anyone know how to create a 45 degree cut in to a wall

Hi everyone, I’m architecture student so I’m quite new to Archicad, does anyone know how to cut the ends of the wall to 45 degree angel so the wall becomes pointed. Due to the walls being so close to another it doesn’t want to create that point. Any ...

DanielG by Participant
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Resolved! Drop-down List Width

I hope I'm missing a new setting in AC26. A layer list from an object's settings now displays at a fixed width instead of matching the longest layer name, giving an often undecipherable result. Is there a way to overcome this new behavior? I know it ...