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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...

Resolved! Column elevation

How do I find out the elevation of a column in scripting? Slabs have SLAB_ELEVATION_TOP, beams have BEAM_ELEVATION_TOP, etc...but I can't find anything for columns. What am I missing?

Bruce by Booster
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Resolved! How to program a 2D star?

Hi,I suspect an illusive script with PUT is how it should be done but I can't figure it out.I'm after a in attach... I got stuck in for next loops which resulted in all kinds of funny figures but no star so far...:)/Mats 


Resolved! Avoid frame around palette buttons

Hello everybody, I have an Archicad plugin that contains a small toolbar.For this toolbar i use the classic 'GDLG' dialog definition.By default this makes framed buttons. What should i do to avoid having these frames around my icons ?Thanks, Georges


Resolved! gdl unit of text

Hi, I am a newbie in coding. sometimes i try to cook something but i end up spoiling the broth. i spent the last 30min reading the gdl editor on strings and integers but that thing is way to complex for me. I am trying to change the units of the valu...


Resolved! List available addons

Hello, Is there any way to programatically get information about the available addons listed in the Add-On manager? For example, finding an available addon by name and get its path. Thanks.


Graphisoft Resource Compiler #include not working

Hi,chemistry just doesn't work between Resource Compiler and me.I have a PolygonReducer_Resource.h, including: #define APP_NAME "PolygonReducer" I have a PolygonReducer.grc including #include "PolygonReducer_Resource.h" //... 'STR#' 32520 "Prompt str...

Preferences not loading

Hello, I have a palette type dialog where i save the state to preferences after the user clicks a checkbox. But when loading the preferences back when the dialog opens after a program restart no data is found. When debugging i found that if i save th...

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File is not working

Good afternoon, my file is not working. The project does not open. What can be done? Screenshots in the attachment.     Reinstalling Archicad it doesn't help

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Python property for Wall Orientation

For anyone interested, it is possible to use a Python script to determine the orientation of walls in Archicad. The chief problem is that most of the parameters needed (ALL) are not available to Python Scripts. A AddOn is used to supply this info to ...

How to operate a Modal Dialog with Enter key?

Hi Everyone! While trying the possibilities of the API I stumbled into a problem I don't know how to solve. When I open a modal dialog that I coded and press the Enter key the dialog just closes as if I clicked on the Cancel button. If I operate with...

szfri by Participant
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