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AC17 Pet Palette

In previous versions of ArchiCAD if you for example was drawing a mesh and then node by node added the survey levels once you had chosen to change the 'Z'option and clicked ok, next time you clicked a node the same palette option was already selected...

Anonymous by Not applicable
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help with returned_parameters in call statement

I am trying to get the default value of A from a called macro. I have this so far CALL "ObjectName" PARAMETERS RETURNED_PARAMETERS A however there is obviously already a variable A in the object calling the macro? What am i missing? Thanks.

Anonymous by Not applicable
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3D Grid interacting with lawn driving me nuts.

I can not for the life of me figure out what happened. All of a sudden my lawn is interacting with the grid as if the grid is opaque part of the time and part of the time not depending on which angle I look at it from. I can't see things normally and...

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Gus by Newcomer
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Will walls intersect walls in section?

I cant seem to get wall-to-wall intersection priorities to work in section view like below where I want to have the plywood and shingles come down below the concrete. In plan wall to wall will only work if the reference lines intersect it seems and I...

Anonymous by Not applicable
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Urgent help about placing indoor stairs

when I place the stairs and switch to 3D view, a window shows up which says that some script can't be found in 3D, and the 3D won't start. I'm a beginner in ArchiCAD15, so I would really appreciate some help on this. PS: Is here anybody with some nic...

Anonymous by Not applicable
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Saved library part does not show correctly in SE2011

I have been working on some objects for a template in SE2011 and get an odd thing happening as follows. I take an inclined block object, amend its details to suit say a barge board, then save the selection to an embedded file. When I try to use the o...

How to create a morph of this organic form

I'm a morph newbie. Could someone give me an idea of a method to use to create a morph of the top half of this case? I have a 2d plan view. I want the roundness to engulf the whole form, not just the edge, so fillet wouldn't produce the right effect,...

svpribyl by Participant
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Problems with exploding

I am not always able to explode roofs for example. And when I can, I would prefer that it is converted to lines rather than polylines. Is there a way to explode things so they become lines rather than polylines ? I tried to explode a group of roofs b...

Custom GDL Object Help

I am trying to create a custom toe kick for a cabinet that is parametrically linked to the cabinet. The cabinet is a custom cabinet also created in GDL and I am having issues with the points that I have defined are not creating the correct object. Th...

Anonymous by Not applicable
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Level Dimension Tool Renovation Filter Glitch

Has anybody else had this problem with new AC17? I cannot add level dimensions to any slab, mesh, roof etc. if the element in question is not in the existing Renovations filter layer. I always use the 'gravity' tool to drop spot levels wherever neede...

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