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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! ACAPI_CallUndoableCommand()

Hi there! In my code, ACAPI_CallUndoableCommand(undoBuffer,[&]() -> GSErrCode {*************************return GS::GSErrCodes::NoError;}); function returns always with " -2130312312 " error code, where undoBuffer is "char[256]" set by ACAPI_Resource_...

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Resolved! Curtain Wall Anchoring

Good day. I would like to know how to add anchor plates, anchor fist, and all related to curtain wall stack joint on my model. I can easily create my curtain wall but I do not how to integrate it to my slab. thanks

Hard code custom window opening direction?

Hi, When I model a window and save the library part as a window... is there a way to open the object and hard code opening direction so I can use that parameter in schedules and labels? Best, Mats EDIT: I was really clumsy writing orientation as in n...

Pivoted Door instead of Hinged

I tried posting this in the dedicated GDL forum but it keeps erroring out while telling me I've already posted it, and it's not showing up either. My apologies if this is a duplication. A colleague asked me how to do this kind of door. It's very simi...

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Resolved! Object Marker

I have created a object (Switch Board) using morph. It works fine in schematic drawing. But problem arise when I want to use it at my electrical drawing. Instead of Top view I need to show a bigger symbol and the ID . I don't need the top view in Ele...

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Examples for creating a Curtain Wall like 3D interface

Are there any examples available that demonstrate a Curtain Wall like UI, that is, a drawing those little blue palettes in the 3D window?Is the Curtain Wall tool source available? That would be cool.Any other sources of Archicad C++ add on examples a...

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GDL Syntax Highlight for VSCode

I've just published a VSCode Extension for GDL highlighting (it's free). It is a first release so it is a bit rough. I'll try to update it regularly. You can download it from VSCode marketplace or install it directly from VSCode->Extensions (search f...

How to determine a curved wall radius?

Hello,I have an API_element object, which could be a curved wall. I would like to get the radius of this curved wall. I did not find any attribute in API_Element nor in API_​WallType which would provide the radius.Is this information stored in any AP...

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