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Dimension walls in plan to core or with finishes turned off

I've just discovered something that others might want to check. I am dimensioning to the core because this is required for my documentation. I have a composite wall comprising 90 mm stud with 10 mm plasterboard both sides. I noticed 10 mm errors in s...

KeesW by Advocate
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Text - to Caps or not to Caps & general functionality

Despite finding a wish dating from around 2004 there seems to have been little to no movement to increase our text edit functionality. While I totally get ArchiCAD isn't a word processing program we find the text is incredibly clunky to use when tryi...

Anonymous by Not applicable
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Project Info Categories

Does anyone know if there is a way to change the default categories in the 'Project Info' window?

Resolved! Comma in Dimension?

How do I get rid of the comma in the DIMENSION? All my DIMENSION suddenly have a comma. I don't know what happened.

Anonymous by Not applicable
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Resolved! door fill

which option in the "model view option" do I check or uncheck to turn off the fill for the door? please see attached image.

dhnguyen by Contributor
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splitting 1 zone into multiple zones

Please see attached. It is 1 big floor plan. I need to split it into several zones to get the square footage. is there a way to split it rather than manually adjusting the polylines? Thank you

dhnguyen by Contributor
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Resolved! TRANSFER LAYER COMBINATIONS BETWEEN JOBS

I have a number of jobs all with the exact same set of layers. When I first started these jobs I was unaware of layer combinations, so I do not have any combinations set up in my earlier jobs . Is there an easier way to transfer these layer combo's t...

Anonymous by Not applicable
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elevations rendering questions

hello guys!i have archicad 20 and i want to save my elevations(or sections) as 1) a pdf or jpeg with textures and materials and stuff like that(textures as in the perspective). or 2) to save them as dwg document can you tell me the steps i have to fo...

Anonymous by Not applicable
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AUTOSCALE DIMENSIONS AND LABELS

Hi: Is there a way to auto scale dimension, texts, labels for different drawing scales in layouts? I draw a detail 1:5 scale for the final layout, but I have to send a particular detail to a vendor and create another layout letter size and place the ...

Anonymous by Not applicable
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adjusting dimension in plan view

It's so hard for me to take a simple dimension, let's say 3'-0", and I want to take the tick mark and move it over to make it 3'-3". In AutoCAD I can just simply grab the tick mark and move freely, how do I do it here in ArchiCAD? Also once a dimensi...

dhnguyen by Contributor
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