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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...

Changing custom GDL parameters - Zone Stamps

Hi all, I am having problems changing custom GDL parameters on Zone Stamp objects. I am trying to correct an API that I have inherited - the function I am working on changes a custom GDL parameter of objects placed in the floor plan. The function is ...

OCTANE RENDER PROXY OBJECT

I have created a Archicad placeholder object to be used with octane renders proxy system, I have been able to schedule the objects to create the various scatter CSV files i need but the workflow is cumbersome and time consuming. is it possible to hav...

Nuge by Advocate
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COUNT in SQL Query

Hi All, I am trying to do some quick checking of objects using an SQL Query within ArchiCAD. I can successfully query down to custom GDL variable names and values (CASTing parameters.value from type GDLVARIANT to type CHAR is working now), but I woul...

LP_XML lower than 16 dont support builtin images?

Hi, I don't have any problem embedding images in gsm with LP_XMLConverter.exe for AC16 and AC17, but for AC15 and lower I get this error foo.xml(19098) : error: Error in image section 'GDLPict'; Invalid MimeType or Image In XML I have this simple tag...

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GDL Addon

Hi Guys, We currently use the TEXT and DATA addons to read/write from GDL objects to text files located alongside the project model file. We would like to get away from having these external text files, and want to embed the information within the pr...

AC17 DevKit change in Linear Dimensions?

Hi, I have an addon working perfectly on AC14,15,16. When I use it on AC17 its works fine, only the custom content of Linear Dimension note isn't overwritten. I'm rewriting it like this strcpy((*memo.dimElems).note.content,tmp); tmp is char* The code...

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Debug AddOns in XCode (Mac OS, AC15)

Hello! I have no problem when debug AddOns in the Windows. And in the Mac Os my addons, compiled with XCode 3.2.1, work properly. But I don't undestand how attach XCode debugger to debug my AddOns in the Mac OS. Please, help who know ).

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LPXML - Making standalone GSM with macros

Hi, I have a problem when making a standalone GSM. I Have a GSM with several macro calls (i.e. i call another GSM objects). I want to make a standalone GSM. I don't know if I can replace the call and macro sections and how. I'm working with XMLs conv...

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AC17 Rendering API

The sample project does not compile (cannot find Vector3D.hpp). Including C:\Program Files %28x86%29\GRAPHISOFT\API Development Kit 17\Support\Modules\Geometry in the incl directories fixes that. But then it's missing MakePreviewData in the linking s...

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