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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...

UNHIDE "All Parameters" List

Hi All, Is there someway to unhide the parameter list? I am wanting to call an object, but when I do my parameter list gets hidden, and since there is not a full UI, you cannot edit anything... Ling.

Relevant Storey

I have an object which spans multiple stories. If I stipulate a specific range e.g Home & One Storey Up or even All Stories it displays as expected. If I use the Show on Relevant Stories option the object display becomes limited to the Home Storey on...

What do you guys write gsm/gdl scripts on?

Hello! I'm pretty new to writing gsm and gdl stuff and I'm trying my hands on it to help out in the firm. The guy who does the scripting, writes it directly on Archicad. Which kinda baffles me. No intellisense, no syntax highlighting, no code snippet...

Jack D by Booster
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Resolved! Window Label Unable to Read Zone Information in Elevation

Hello All, I am having trouble getting my window label to read the zone information in elevation. A Label GDL on a window with "Zone_relations_of_owner" reads zone number correctly when tagged in plan. But it returns "0" when tagged in elevation. n =...

JP1 by Contributor
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Duplicate Library Parts - which one does Archicad use?

Hi, I know duplicate library parts are always a bad idea, but I'm wondering what logic does Archicad apply to decide which library part to use in the file if it does come across two? Also, is it always the same one gsm across every instance. Thanks,S...

scottjm by Advocate
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Custom Drawings Titles - Area Subtitle

Hi, Is there any simple solution for insert an autotext area in Drawings floor plan title on layout ?I tryied all things and i think the only way is through the gdl scripts. Find the code from zone parameters and put it on the new object title script...

Richrd by Participant
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Refresh all layouts with API

AC23Refreshing all layouts is a step in a larger task that will ultimately produce a set of .pdf files of each Architectural layout in a model full of mixed discipline layouts. I started with code found here. With my edits, I have this: void RefreshA...

Section / Elevation vertical limits

Is there a way in GDL to find out if the section / elevation is infinite or limited in vertical range, and if limited, what those limits are? I would imagine something like:n = REQUEST("Elevation Vertical Range", limitedOnOff, UpperLimit, LowerLimit)...

Bruce by Enthusiast
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Check box for integer parameter

How do I have a check box on the interface when my parameter is an integer, not boolean?It's a long story, but I have a 2-dimension array: column 1 is the story index, column 2 is 1 or 0 to show or hide. Is there a simple way to display this second c...

Bruce by Enthusiast
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2d wardrobe symbol

Hi,My gdl skills are almost equal to 0, In the Archicad library there is a 2d symbol ofca rectangle and a cross inside of it, that can be used for wardreobe 2d representation Can someone please script an object that can do this, but instead of a rect...