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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...

Black objects/No texture

Hello, I have a problem since I've upgraded to Archicad 23.All new objects that I download (from pages such as 3darchive, archibaseplanet) seems normal in library, but when I place it it doesn't have any texture or colour - it's pure black. All of th...

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Determine scale in the master script.

Is there any way to determine the scale in the master script?Since version 20 it will always default to a value of 100.The issue I have is I have created a label that reads text values from objects.The text is stretchy and will adjust with the label ...

Resolved! surrouding box of an object

If an object (a simple cube) has an offset (for example, half of its height above origin) when I click to move it (but have it done yet) the surrounding box of an object is displayed incorrectly.3D script addz zzyzx/2 hotspot 0,0, zzyzx hotspot 0,0, ...

Python 24 -- Bug or Deficiency?

There was a previous topic in "Data Management" concerning Zones within zones. Archicad has no knowledge of any zones within zones either in schedules or in Python. However, this could possibly be done in Python using bounding box coordinates EXCEPT ...

Refresh the variable

Hallo,how do I reset the value of the variable "delka_2" if I change the value of the variable "sklon"?It makes a mistake in the floor plan. See picture. The length of the line changes but the distance of the point no longer.Thank you MAIN code IF GL...

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Custom MVO by classification

Hi scraptrash,Generally speaking you should definitely explore GDL as it opens so many possibilities, and it is an easy coding language to learn especially if you already code.For your purpose however GDL and MVO's are not the solution. You use custo...

Change/modify dimension

I've created a simple code that will read all the API_DimElem from memo then combine consecutive equidistant dimensions (dimVal). Then use ACAPI_Element_Change() to update the element but it returns API_BADPARS. /***** code for creating newDimElems h...

General Light Source Problem

Hello everyone:I find that there are 7 types about General Light Sources in Archicad Library. But by light.type() in ModelerAPI, they only have 2 types: point light and spot light. I want to create a mapping table in my codes so that they have 3 type...

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