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Libraries & objects
About Archicad and BIMcloud libraries, their management and migration, objects and other library parts, etc.

Custom Object Elevation & Section View

TracyGA
Contributor

Is there a way to clean up the elevation and section views of custom library parts?  We use a lot of objects provided by the companies of plumbing fixtures and appliances.  When I create a new object I can clean up the plan view, but the 3d elevation/section view is always a mess with way too many lines.  Is there anyway to clean this up, like I can do to the plan?

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Lingwisyer
Guru

You would need to optimise or rebuild the 3D, so not really... A lot of these manufacturer objects are also just Revit or 3ds conversions, so are just lots of VERT commands which are impossible to work with...

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Barry Kelly
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As Ling said, you need to optimise the 3D script - which is not easy to do.

 

However you can convert the object to a Morph.

Edit hide lines, reduce polygons, etc.

Then re-save as an object.

Still not always easy to do, but it is free.

 

If you want to pay for something that might help, then look at Modelport ... https://archvista.com/modelport/

I can't say if it is any good as I don't use it.

You can download a free demo.

 

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