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Door & Window Labels

I am migrating from Revit and am struggling with a number of small issues. Today's problem - I cannot figure out how to duplicate (or at least come close) to my door tag from Revit. I have looked through all the label options and can't figure out an ...

Anonymous by Not applicable
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I am unable to create a PDF in Publisher

I do not understand the problem. Archicad has failed to publish a PFD. It says that the file may be in use by another user? I am the only one with nothing else open as far as I know. I need to send out a plan right away, Please help. What might I be ...


In the Navigator, activate the Organizer Palette. There, click the "Project Chooser" button in the upper left, and use the "Browse Project". Using this you can select a file and open its Project Browser structure. Display the Layout of that Project o...

Placing drawings in a layout, updating layers not updating

Being new at this, there must be an easy explanation. After placing a floor plan on a sheet, I notice that some layers are not showing while others I don't want are showing. I select the inserted drawing and modify the layer setting then right click ...

Complex Profile Line Weight Problem

Okay... so I'm having an unusual problem that I've never encountered in a little over the 3 years I've been working with ArchiCAD. I attached two pictures to help explain. In the Complex Profile Drawing space, I get the correct line weights. For some...

toman311 by Enthusiast
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Grid elements snapped to view?

Is it possible somehow anyhow to make this happend? It's super annoying to get this to work. In different views I've got slightly different drawings (thats the whole point of them I guess) and I'd like to have and option to drag marker bubbles closer...

Resolved! Dimension Lines disappear on layouts sheet

Hi everyone, I have some prepared views for a sketch design, and there are annotations of automatic dimensions for walls. Those annotation are visible in the views (save in teh views map), and their layers are part of stored layers combination. Never...

Anonymous by Not applicable
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