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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...

Get Element's material changed real-time

Hi there,I'm a rookie developer for just a month using Archicad API.Nowadays I need to monitor the element's material changed in current's 3D view for real-time.I check out the API refer and the SDK. I find out the `APIAttributeListMaterialItemObserv...

How to set different build configs in .grc file?

Hello everyone! I am trying to do different build configurations in Visual studio 2019, and these are working perfectly with the .cpp files, however with the obligatory .grc file of the addon, i have some difficulties because the property page of thi...

Resolved! Source of global variables

Hello,To get some global variables I have come across some tutorials and very old topics in the forum where I found some definitions like wall_thickness (C_), wido_sill (K_) and A_. Is there a place from where I can see all of them? Juan.

jc4d by Advocate
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Stepdown symbol, edit 2D script

Hi guys, I'm quite novice with GFL, and mostly working on Revit these days so my knowledge is really rusty.I got this setdown symbol coded by CI for us, and I'd like the value (manual input) to also allow letters (currently numerical only) in order t...

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Resolved! Macro not called

Hello,I have defined a set of values on the parameters tab and to make it easier to use subroutines in the 3D I have a variable in Master to do it, the problem is when I test it, the call is not made and I get and error in the 3D script saying that t...

jc4d by Advocate
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Resolved! Property Expression language

Hi,what kind of language is used in the property expressions? It's near by excel, but it's in many point not excel.Thank you;)

bimdo by Booster
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Resolved! Door gdl sample file

Hello,I have couple of questions related with doors in gdl. The first one is, what are the best materials out there to start diving into creating a custom door in gdl?, the only resource I have found it's own Archicad doors and windows section. The s...

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jc4d by Advocate
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Resolved! Frame Thickness for Window/Door

Hi all,I am trying to get the Frame Thickness using a label. Using WIDO_FRAME_THICKNESS does not seem to work ( returns 0). On the other hand, using Frame Thickness from the Property Manager does evaluate correctly. Not sure if it's a bug or I am loo...

Palawat by Advocate
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