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Using the Development Kit with Visual Studio 2022

Hi everyone, In the last couple of weeks we got several questions regarding Visual Studio 2022 and the API DevKit. If you try to use VS 2022 to build your AddOns, you have to keep in mind a few things. First, Archicad 25 and Archicad 26 is built with...

Resolved! Can't set icon to menu item

I try to assign to menu item "Show/close" the icon "Panel_icon".Create icon with ID 30650Place ID 32650 to menu text as ^32650.But no icon pictures show in my menu (((.------------------------------------in RegisterInterface (void):err = ACAPI_Regist...

Anonymous by Not applicable
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Resolved! Archicad API QUESTION

Hi,I've got an question about the Archicad API element Quantities. In the API_WallQuantity you can choose: - skinAThickness: Wall skin thickness on the reference line side- skinBThickness: Wall skin thickness on the side opposite to the reference lin...

Ilse J by Participant
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Resolved! Create an UTF-8 API_TextType element

Hi!I've recently been struggling with utf-8 encoding in Archicad :I am trying to create a Text Element in the scene, but my text is UTF8. I tried converting the text, playing around with GS::UniString and the CH family of functions, but so far nothin...

Anonymous by Not applicable
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Is there any Event on Drawing update finish?

Hello everyone.I try to print Layout into PDF via ACAPI. In 'Drawing Selection Settings' window there are 2 'Update Type' settings: Auto and Manual. When I open window of Layout item via ACAPI_Automate(APIDo_ChangeWindowID,...) control is returned im...

Anonymous by Not applicable
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IFC Translator- Multiskin explosion

Hi, Is it possible somehow to make such an IFC xml translator where multiskins are translated to materials not building element parts? I'm asking this because we develop an FM software, and we would need to know the area and the type of materials rel...

Anonymous by Not applicable
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Resolved! [BUG?] Elevation Dimension generates wrong symbol

Hello guys,I encountered a weird problem during my addon testing. The addon generates an Elevation Dimension on a Wall on Section view, and somehow it creates it with the wrong symbol.I found out that for some unknown reason if the Default setting of...

Resolved! Extract graphical data from various elements

Hi !I've been recently tasked with the construction of a written report created programatically from data in the Archicad API.As I've went through the doors and windows export, I've also been asked to export graphical data, such as what is available ...

Anonymous by Not applicable
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ACAPI_Element_AttachObserver performance issues

Hi,I have the following code that iterates over all elements we are are interested in and attaches an observer to the element if it isn't in a frozen layer: // it->first is the UUID string of the element std::map::iterator it = MapOfElements.begin();...

Anonymous by Not applicable
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AddOnAdmin for 22

I just downloaded the dev kit for 22 and the AddOnAdmin.app still does not work with my Mac. Throws an exception. i have to go back to ver. 19 to get one that works which is very strange. - YES, i have reported this before. --- High Sierra - 10.13.5 ...

poco2013 by Advisor
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