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Issue, Hide Selection in 3D

The new Hide Selection in 3D function is view specific - which is great! So you use the function in a view to hide an element, redefine the view with current window setting and the element/s stay hidden in that view. However, there seem to be a rathe...

Resolved! Tool to pick existing lines

Hi Everyone I'm fairly new to AC. Having recently changed from Revit. I'm searching for the tool to select existing linework as my boundary for my new elements like slabs and mesh. In Revit that tool is called create/ pick line from an existing line ...

Eske by Contributor
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3D visual with cut walls...

Hello, Please direct me to a video to do this: partial [cut ] wall...

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Llian by Advocate
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How to model combination of pitched roof and flat roof

I want to model the flat glassroof in rectangle area and the pitched roof in the rest area as showed in the below pictures. After trying some methods but failed, so I'm seeking help here to find solutions.

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save selection as modules

Hi people, I am testing more efficient ways to work with modules but i come against a bug i i make a wall w windows and a rail and i save it as a module gvl 001.modwhen i drag a copy, break the hotlink change what i want and save it as gvl00...

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Resolved! turning insulations around windows in section view

Hello everyone!I had recently posted a question on how to turn insulation in plan view in windows and one of the members kindly helped me. I haven't found out how now this can appear in section view. Is it possible? I haven't figured it out... Thanks...

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HelenE by Booster
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Resolved! I broke the GDL ... seriously no joke

Hi everyone,This is not a noob question. Well I have 2 array parameters that are to be used for a Values{2} function, but Archicad refused to execute it because it have identified the string array parameter as numeric array parameter. Yes I have chec...


Wall extension

Hello All, Beginner question: Problem 1: In the attached image. On the roof, the wall should stop at the highlighted perpendicular wall. But it continues few feet till the end of the higher roof. Why? Problem 2: on the upper floor view, the entire wa...

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Window orientation parameter (N/S/E/W)

Hello, I wonder if there is a way to get information about window orientation (I can't find a parameter that has a value depending on its orientation to north, south, west or east (or an angle, from which I achieve this using the custom property with...