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GDL coding questions, Python and add-on development using the API Dev Kit.

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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! Swap A and B parameters

Tbh I feel silly to ask such basic question, but I can't figure out how to swap values for A, B.If additional parametes are created it's easy to change their values based on constant A, B. Though how to do it when with help of 2 parameters only? pref...

Resolved! APIDo_​GoToViewID

Hello Everyone! Can someone please explain how the GSErrCode ACAPI_Automate ( APIDo_GoToViewID, const char* viewGuidStr );function can be made not to throw an APIERR_BADPARS error? Where can I find the right GUID to make the function run without an e...

Python - Hidden / Visible elements information

Hello, Would there be a way to know if an element is visible or hidden when running a python script?I'm working on a script that I would like to consider only visible elements (because I can't get their renovation status...) Thanks in advance,David

IFC and estimating

Hello everyonethe idea is to develop a WEB-based estimating software, which can import IFC files and link item descriptions from the database.Obviously, on the Archicad side it is necessary to assign some code(s) to each item.Once the IFC is imported...

Jake by Contributor
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Resolved! Additional JSON Commands Add-On AC26 3010 GER

Hallo everyone,I tried to load the Additional JSON Commands Add-On but it doesn't work. Says that the Add-On is outdated. did anyone try working with the Add-On with the latest AC26 version?best regards

Ady84a by Booster
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About importing rfa files into a project.

hi.I'm looking to import a Revit RFA file into a currently open project using Archicad's API.Is there a function to import the file? I would like to use the API to do the same process as the functionality in the UI button on the attachment.(red arrow...

itono by Contributor
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Resolved! How to change a properties type to custom-defined?

Hello dear Community, I want to change a property with an AddOn but for some reason my values always turn out undefined.The property starts with its default value:Sorry for the german bits, let met translate the important part:Standard (Nicht definie...

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Dayiz by Booster
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Resolved! 3D Node Issue??

Has anyone ever experienced this issue? when i move into 3D, none of the nodes align with the element created. As shown in the image the nodes are in a completely separate position. Please assist with a fix, im hoping it is just a setting. 463.75 KB ...