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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...

How to add custom Context menu to treview in the Dialog

Please help me to understand what I have to do to create own custom context menu on TreeView instead of "What's this?". The problem is : I didn't find solution in case of dialog with treeview created from GRC file. Also anoter problem ... unable to a...

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GDL variant in c# programming

Hi, Im using c# programming language. I can get the parameters from parameters_of_objects table while i execute the query in archicad. While i use c# programming datareader to execute the same command(which is working in archicad environment), its no...

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Is there a way to pack/encrypt built-in GDL Objects?

Hello there, I am developing an Add-on with built-in GDL Objects in its resources. I am registering and loading these Objects with ACAPI_Register_BuiltInLibrary function. Is there a way to pack or encrypt these GDL Objects, so no one should be able t...

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How to handle GDL REQUEST command in add-ons?

Maybe someone could shed some light on how to handle GDL REQUEST command in add-ons? In GDL Reference manual we have: REQUEST (extension_name, parameter_string, variable1, variable2, … ) I would like my custom GDL Objects to communicate with my add-o...

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Placing a window on a wall bug.

Hi, I add two walls and an window using the DevToolkit (12.2156). The window is placed outside the wall. I cannot attach the PLN file to to this post (over 256 KB) but I can send it for testing. Notes: 1. if I change some of the input slightly the bu...

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Material Setting Dialog

Hi, I have a question, I want to use some feature. In Material Setting Dialog(I don't know what's name in english version) Preview window > I want to use in new dialog(I made it) I saw API_Material structure. But i think there is no information and f...

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Floor warning

Hi, In my add-on I add elements (walls, windows, slabs, etc) to different floors. In the end, ArchiCAD prompts a message. Information: As a result of the last operation, Elements have been added created and/or changed their position on correctly unse...

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Joint walls

Hi, I add two walls that have joint ending point, but ArchiCAD draws their ends like they are apart. How do I make ArchiCAD draw the walls ends correctly? I hope the following illustration explains the problem: What I Get What I Wish ___________ ____...

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I have a question about GDL ,,,

Hi, I'm looking for information about GDL Compiler(or Interpreter). We have a lot of GDL objects. and use in ArchiCAD. But we want to use other program(Window Application or something) We reuse GDL objects in our application(Not ArchiCAD, Not ArchiCA...

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