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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...

Changing value of label via API

I am currently trying to create a zone label in which the values are updated programmatically via the API. I've tried the following so far without any success: 1) Tried setting the parameter value of the label's display text using the API. While this...

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Quantities access in Python Scripts

Python scripts have limited access to Element quantities, at present. However, through the use of a AddOn, any of the Examples in the Archicad Development API can also be made available to Python Scripts.I demo this by adding the three quantity funct...

Object Paper Scale in GDL

*FIXED*Solution was to remove the MUL2 line and all works as expected ~ I've been trying this for too long and I'm hoping someone will be able to help. I've created a 2D warning symbol that I can place on the model, I want it to show as paper size (t...

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Reach component lists via function?

Hello Everybody! Is there a function or command to reach the Listing commands of Archicad (see image) in the Document/Listing Extras/Component Lists menu or in the Navigator? The main problem is, that they aren't commands, therefore you can't assign ...

Python Utility - Additional Functions

The present Python API is severely limited in that one can not select elements or address labels or AutoText. I have modified my previous AddOn Utility to allow access to these functions. The AddOn demos and makes available several needed functions. ...

Resolved! AC25 API and missing files

Win10, AC25 I am starting to prepare our in house add-ons for AC25. I am using VS 2019 with toolset v142. I have adjusted my configuration to VS2019 to compensate for THIS. My process, in the past, has been to copy the folder of the previous version ...

About the label of the opening

Create the opening label GDL yourself.I want to put 「X」 mark on the opening at the same time as placing the opening label.For that, I want to get the coordinates of the opening, but how do I get the coordinates of the opening from the opening label? ...