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Shadows Hiding Hatches When Plotting

Hello All, I am working on colored elevations, and they show just fine in the archicad layout, and when I print them, but when I plot them, the shadows become solid fills and hide the hatches. How can I correct this? I don't change any of the setting...

Work sheet and renovation status.

Hey all, Having a weird issue when trying to create a worksheet. I am trying to create a worksheet for a portion of a ground floor plan. I can make the worksheet and i can open it in the Project map, and its all fine, i can edit it, change pen sets, ...

Grid visibility control

I would like to change the location of the grid header locations. On 1st storey, the building is larger and the grids extends to past the external walls. On 2nd storey, the building is smaller and I only want to place the relevant portion of the plan...

Johann_P by Advocate
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AC 24 when does 21 = 20. When labelling Stair Flights

I was trying to use a Label to save me counting how many risers are in a Stair flight and discovered if you label it to show the toatl number of risers per flight it says in this case 9 : 11 total therefore = 20 Whereas if you label a Stair with the ...

Resolved! Custom ArchiCAD parameters for AutoText?

Hello forum, We have come across a scenario in a project where our workflow would benefit from custom parameters to be used in autotexts. Using the parameters for Project Details, Client Details etc. is not sufficient. We have experimented with the P...

splinter by Contributor
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fill @ interior elevations

So how do I get fills to show up on interior elevations? No controls for hatch in the IE control panel? Did I miss something obvious? Thanks Tom

Problems with changing Graphic Override

Hi! I have a worksheet, that is stuck on a certain override and I want to turn it off, but Archicad does not let me? In view settings, there is a yellow triangle next to it, and it's greyed out. Could anyone help me, what i'm doing wrong?

nagyb by Participant
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Placed drawings on layout

Hi All I have a random error with 3D perspective drawings placed on layouts (doesnt happen with any other drawings on layouts). 3d drawing content randomly disappears. I have the drawing update set to manual. Updating the drawing does not resolve the...

Anonymous by Not applicable
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Line weight problem

I am trying to figure out how to see true line weight on the floor plan. I have "True line weight" selected in the "on screen view option" but it's not true line weight. I have the pens set correct but it doesn't show up on the floor plan. Any advice...

Anonymous by Not applicable
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Add calculation parameters to schedules

Is it possible to add parameters/formulas to schedules to calculate percentages of zone areas to a fixed number? For example, the percentage of floor area to site area. We adjust zones to calculate floor area as we design a building then we work out ...

Yvonne by Advocate
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