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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...

Object with nested opening for slabs

Hello,I have to create a chimney in gdl, the tricky part is that in the section drawings the hole has to be shown in the slabs. Therefore, I was thinking on using the opening tool to cut the slabs, but I would like to avoid placing 2 separate objects...

jc4d by Expert
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Guid Issues after Migration

Hi everyone.Two years ago we edited the one of the GS doors to suit our needs a bit more.When we did that we copied and renamed all Makros by adding TAS_ infront of it, thinking this would future proof it.That worked fine throughout AC23 and 24 but w...

Resolved! How to get the coordinates of a line in gdl?

In gdl, we know the coordinates of p1 and p2 and we know the distance from x1 to x4. Then how do we get the coordinates of x1~x4? 2DWe know the coordinates of p1 and p2. And we know the distance from p1 to x4.1. How do you find the angle with p1 and ...


Resolved! API: How to create Rectangle Column?

Hi Everyone. I practice to create Add-On that create rectangle columns but its doesn't work to control core width / height and structure. I already try this post solution but it's not working to me.

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Yeojin by Contributor
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APINavigator_SearchNavigatorItemID question

Hello Everybody! I'm experimenting with the ACAPI_Navigator functions. My question is why does included code part only find navigator items with type: API_StoryNavItem, API_PerspectiveNavItem and API_AxonometryNavItem?GS::Array possible_items; possib...

Resolved! picture in GDL without borderlines in 3D??

The picture command unfortunately only knows one setting for an always visible border lineWho knows a simple way to work around this?so - to get an GDL image -simply resizeable like the picture-command - without border lines in 3D.

Stop regular 2D hotspot from extending object

Hello, I have a standard "hotspot2 a, 0" in my object. How do I stop the user from being able to select and drag the node to adjust the object size? I also tried to set the hotspot to _A (as I made _A = A) in the hopes that there would be a disconnec...

JGoode by Advocate
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Resolved! Can addon behave like the normal buiding elements tools ?

When using walls, colums etc in AC the tool stays active after you finish your input. Is it possible to get this behaviour for an addon?I have a palette with an icon that let me place a text element, but i have to reclick the icon for each new text e...

julienK by Enthusiast
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Resolved! I'd like to sum the thickness of the two complexes into one

I'm developing a skin label.and feel little bit difficult to sum the thicknesses of the two complexes into one.I mean if they are same type of complex, make sum the thickness together. for example, I wanna get the label display "THK 200.0 GENERIC - I...

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soo by Contributor
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