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About Archicad's design tools, element connections, modeling concepts, etc.

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Zone categories linking to a group

I want to connect specific information to a zone category. In my project i have a few different zone categories. For example I want to divide the categories in 2 groups. When I make a zone category it automatically goes to 1 of the groups. 1 group Is...

Rotating of Column Segments

I saw this column design while perusing the web and thought ahh that would be cool to try and model in Archicad. Segment column, using the circular profile, tapered, then use the tilt option. The problem I have been stumped with is that in the photo ...

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Move one segment of wall

HiI have drawn a wall with multiple segments. I mean a wall like polygon. Now I want to move only one segment like stretch. I cant select only one segment, it is selecting all segment. Also want to know how to move or stretch one point. For example I...

Is there an element that can show only the cut section?

Hello there, my coworkers have asked if there is a way to represent setbacks from the terrain in a manner that they appear in sections as well in 2D, to assist with certain drawings (we are doing it with 2D lines in plans). However, if we use somethi...

Geometry Fixer Macro

It would be helpful to have a macro that could "regularize" objects to a defined grid increment. No matter how judiciously a model is constructed, a mispositioned wall or other elements can create havoc in an otherwise orderly model. For instance, if...

jfa_ra by Contributor
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Sliding door leaf height x frame height

Hi! I am trying to get different heights on the door leaf and inner frame, but it seems these two are linked and it is not possible to separate them. Is that a usual behaviour? The width works just fine. Thanks, Petr  

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Material Catalog - Source Database?

hi, Building Materials > Load from Catalog > Material Catalog.... Is it somewhere documented where that data comes from?No details on help: What is CONCRETE 1, 2, 3, 4 or GYPSUM 1, 2, 3, 4.?Any more descriptive info would help a lot! Thanks for any i...

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