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Wall profile display differently in Plan vs Section

Hi all, I've got a complex wall profile I've created, and I wanted to see if there was a method by which I can manipulate the view to display differently in Plan and Section.I have a cut fill in one of the skins that I only want to display in Section...

Looking for 3D-object tool

Hi,A generic beam/wall/morph-like tool that have different lines on the sides as shown in plan attach. It's for curbs'n'stuff. Anyone?/M


How to cut an opening in a vertical ribbed wall panel

I have a wall with vertical corrugated ribs as you might see in a shipping container. The one in the image is created from the Steel Deck object turned up on end. I wanted to use the Opening tool to cut a hole for the door, but it will not cut an obj...

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Resolved! WHY Archicad does not smooth curves

Hello guys!It is my first post in this precious forum. I am starting to use Archicad after many years of Revit. And I'm a bit panicked For example, using the Morph tool, I found that the program, drawing a cylinder, creates a surface divided 36 times...

Unabend by Booster
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Resolved! Atypical window shape

Hi I'm struggling to design this simple but atypical window. do you have some recommendation how to reach this shape ?

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Twinmotion-Sun shadow setting

In twinmotion, where to activate the sun shadows, In my model, the shadows are not showing to adjust as in Archicad. But after rendering, the sun shadows are seen.I need to check the shadows after rendering only..

Roopa A by Contributor
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Resolved! AC25 Guide Lines turn invisible

Hi all, wondering if anyone is having a similar problem. I'm using Archicad 25 SPA, and specifically on an Apple iMac with a 5K screen if I draw any guide line in an orthogonal direction (pure horizontal or pure vertical) they appear as they normally...

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roderick by Contributor
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