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Cannot select editable elements in 3D window


Hi, I'm having an issue in Archicad 24. I have drawn new elements which are editable in plan view (reserved, unlocked, layer unlocked etc) but when viewed in the 3D window I am only able to select a few of these elements. When I click on certain walls for example, no nodes show, I can't select it at all, but I can see the info box when hovering over it. I can't do anything at all to these walls in 3D but they seem completely fine in plan view. I must be missing something! Any help much appreciated!

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Laszlo Nagy
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Could you show a few screenshots?

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Is your model close to the Project Origin or a long way away?

Also are your video drivers up to date? - always good to check those.



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Thank you both for your replies. I seem to have found a workaround, but I'm still unsure why the error occurs in the first place. By opening the default 'generic perspective' view, instead of opening a 3D view the way I had been doing it (marquee + F5) seems to sort out the issues and I'm now able to select everything in the 3D window. This has seemed to solve the problem completely going forward, but I can't work out why. The problem has only ocurred on 4 new projects I have created in the last 2-3 weeks using a new template. My guess is that there is an issue with something in the template but I've got no idea what the issue could be. All projects are at the origin, so I don't think it's a glitch in that respect, but it may be something similar. 

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