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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...

ODBC Connection problem

Hi all Have downloaded ArchiCAD 13, ODBC Driver. Created simple plan, saved it. Created ODBC connection, and now I try to connect to that plan. Here is VBscript code: Dim conn, rsObjectList set conn = WScript.CreateObject("ADODB.Connection") If not I...

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Favorites Palette

Hi, i want to develop an add on for Archicad 13. For that i try to figure out whether i have access to the Favorites Palette or not. I want to create or delete Favorites but i couldn't find anything in the Documentation. It would be fantastic if some...

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Interfacing an external pan controller using SendKeys()

In the absence of 2D pan+zoom support for my 3Dconnexion SpaceNavigator, I'm looking to implement, or at least to experiment with, my own solution. My programming skills don't extend to C or C++, so doing anything myself within AC is not a viable opt...

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How to get the geometry of Opening

Dear Support team, I need your help. I created an Add-on, and try to export the geometry data from ArchiCAD12. But I met a problem. As you know, when I draw a door or window onto the wall, an opening will be created too. At this moment, I can get the...

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Error ODBC driver

In the ODBC Data Source Administrator window I added new System Data Source: TEST_PROJECT. When I open Microsoft Access and click "Import or link to an ODBC Database", appear the window: "ODBC -- call failed. [Graphisoft][QEODBC] Failed to establish ...

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Where to start?

Hi all - is it possible to open ArchiCAD plan on my window? - is there some example (of EXE file) which use ArchiCAD ? Have downloaded Development Kit and Basic Library, but there is no EXE or DLL's. - is there some Activex control ? Thank you

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Find surface areas in each of wall directions

I can find total surface areas of the wall from "API_WallQuantity", but I can't find surface areas in each of wall directions, such as, the wall of North direction, etc. How to know what direction of the wall is. I'd like to apologize. If my language...

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