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DW marker head line type

Ivan Piljek
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I'm trying to rearrange macro script for marker head so that I can change market head and center line type in double line (or any other). I did that but one thing is giving me a problem, I can't get this two new items in marker menu. It should be easy but I'm doing something wrong.
File that I'm working on is \Object Library 15\3. MACROS 15\Marker Macros 15\gs_DW_Marker.gsm

marker_head_line_2.jpg
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Laszlo Nagy
Community Admin
Community Admin
Check the little X button at the beginning of the line of the parameter "gs_Marker_lines".
That button controls whether the given parameter will be visible when you enter its settings dialog in ArchiCAD.
Those two parameters are sub-parameters of this one. So if this is hidden, they will also be hidden although the Hidden checkbox is not checked for them.
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Ivan Piljek
Participant
I did that Laszlo but it didn't help, I obviously doing something wrong, all I need is option for circle marker head line do be solid or double (croatian law for aluminum door and windows).
Ivan Piljek,
Ivan Piljek
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Here is the file if anyone wants to look at it.
Ivan Piljek,
David Maudlin
Virtuoso
Ivan:

In addition to altering the macro, you need to add these parameters to the Marker library part that calls the macro. In the Master Script of D Marker 15 is the code:
if GLOB_SCRIPT_TYPE <> 7 & GLOB_SCRIPT_TYPE <> 8 then
	call "gs_DW_Marker" parameters all
endif
so the D Marker 15 also needs the added parameters. Rather than altering the ArchiCAD macros and markers, you should Save As... these library parts with a new name (and GUID) so your edits and libraries remain apart from the ArchiCAD defaults. This will ensure that your work does not get replaced when new libraries are released (Graphisoft released an update for the USA library this month).

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Ivan Piljek
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Thank you David, I solve it. Small croatian archicad community is grateful.

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