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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...

About importing rfa files into a project.

hi.I'm looking to import a Revit RFA file into a currently open project using Archicad's API.Is there a function to import the file? I would like to use the API to do the same process as the functionality in the UI button on the attachment.(red arrow...

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itono by Contributor
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Resolved! How to change a properties type to custom-defined?

Hello dear Community, I want to change a property with an AddOn but for some reason my values always turn out undefined.The property starts with its default value:Sorry for the german bits, let met translate the important part:Standard (Nicht definie...

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Resolved! 3D Node Issue??

Has anyone ever experienced this issue? when i move into 3D, none of the nodes align with the element created. As shown in the image the nodes are in a completely separate position. Please assist with a fix, im hoping it is just a setting. 463.75 KB ...

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Resolved! Becoming an archichad extension developer

I have been contacted as a potential C++ developer for achichad extensions, for a small business. Do i need to sign up for the entire software trial or is there some other downloadable for tool developers? Basically what is my first step here and how...

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How to stop gdl script execution?

Hello,Im working on a rather large project and some things require some custom simple GDL objects to save some time. Well now and then I end up writing an infinite loop. Is there a way to stop a script at this point? Does it stop on its own after a w...

Resolved! How to set Real values in the parameter section GDL

Whenever I am using GDL and there need to set a Real value instead of an Integer, it always rounds up the number and sets the value as Integer. How can I set a Real type and also get the Real (not the rounded up) value in the parameter section? Thank...

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Archicad Material Database

Hello. I am new to Archicad 25. I want to extract all the Material Database of Archicad and perform a matching. Please where and how can I locate the Material Database within the Archicad 25?

Apollos by Participant
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How to get dimension's node_id?

I am trying to dimension an object (elevation view), I used the following:Get the element (API_SectElem).Call ACAPI_Element_GetHotspots to get hotspots.Set values for dimension (API_DimensionType).For each API_DimElem (on memo) of that dimension, set...

How do I edit parameters of GDL object using ArchicadAPI ?

hi. I'm a newbie trying to do c++ add-on build, and I have a question regarding the following. 1.Is it possible to edit the parameters of a GDL object (see attach image) with Archicad's API? If so, what functions should be used? 2.When exporting file...

itono by Contributor
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