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


Parametric Object Creation for Archicad with Grasshopper

GDL scripting has its beauties, but it’s definitely not for everyone and in general it would be nice to be able to create parametric objects in Archicad more easily. Grasshopper and the Live Connection can help with this up to a certain point by crea...

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Snow Globe series: Happy New Year by Bart Cuppens

Welcome to our series of articles from the Snow Globe Challenge! We invited some of the participants of the challenge to elaborate on their entries, share their workflows and tips&tricks. Enjoy and feel free to drop us a comment if you have any quest...

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How to create Custom Object Components

For an overview of the Custom Component feature, see Create Custom Components:Example Workflows ArchiTIPS on Facebook In this Tech Tip we will show how to create a custom object component, in this case a custom door panel for a Basin Cabinet We place...

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How to Simplify Floor Plan View of an Object

This article explains how you can simplify the 2D Symbol Floor Plan View of a custom Window Object in few steps. We have a custom Window placed in the project. The 2D Symbol (as it appears on the Floor Plan) of the custom GDL Objects is automatically...

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How to know what the exact GUID of a Library Object is

With the growing complexity of object libraries, a method of tracking Library parts and their revised versions was developed for ARCHICAD 8. In short, two GUIDs - internally coded 16-byte numbers -, in combination with the object (file) name, identif...

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