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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...

UI Interfaces

Hi there, I am initially an Architectural Technologist and very interested in coding and software design. I have one year experience how to use Python in Rhino. I am also interested in other part of software development as well, such as User Interfac...

Archicad C++ Developer needed

Dear community fellows We need an experienced Archicad C++ developer to support our team in one high profile implementation for building industry in Switzerland. Period: 5 - 10 MD in November/December. If interested, please contact me directly in a P...

kyjanond by Participant
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Home Story Name in Python

Hello, I noticed that the "Home Story Name" property in the General category is not accessible directly in Python, so I was wondering if there is something that I'm missing here. Could anyone please provide a sample code that extract "General_HomeSto...

Arash by Contributor
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Hi GDL experts, I have been reading about UI_CUSTOM_POPUP_INFIELD. I can get it to work in the Interface, however I am wondering how I can feed the result back to a parameter. For example: Interface Script:UI_CUSTOM_POPUP_INFIELD "MyParameter", 15, 7...

Resolved! Param-O display is not acting consistent.

It may be my programing, so I am posting screen shots. I am creating parallel bars that maintain a chosen width and spacing that allow the group of bars to stretch and change in number as needed. The Param-O 3D display shows the bars with proper size...

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How do I get/set profile modifier?

I am using Archicad 23.I want to get the settings from favorites, but I can't get the values of profile modifier.How can I get/set the value of all or a specific profile modifier?Please, help me. Here is the code. GSErrCode favtest() { GSErrCode err ...

arad by Participant
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Resolved! Get building material name from ID

Hi everyone! In my GDL object Properties script, I have building material and material information that I would like to translate from Index to Name. For example, I have a building material with index 97 and the name Offices. In my lists, I use the b...

Kaj_AL by Booster
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Resolved! "Locking" available dimensions to set points

Hello, I am trying to lock a point to only be set to specific points. Usually I would just use Step in a Values line to define it but the points aren't evenly spaced throughout it all. Here is the script I currently have but I'm having some issues wi...

JGoode by Advocate
  • 7 replies