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Ceiling Tool - Scheduling

LFBIMMAN
Booster

Hi All, 

 

I am trying to improve my companies process for modelling ceilings in Archicad. I have come across the "Ceiling Editor Tool" which seems to fit my demands..... However I am having trouble putting a schedule together to show type of ceiling type, location etc & other properties..... in fact I am having trouble finding it to reference in the schedule all together.  

 

I have tried searching for it as an object but cant seem to find it..... can anyone help please!? 

 

I have attached the tool to my post 🙂 

 

https://bimcomponents.com/LCF/Details/2057

 

Operating system used: Windows

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Solution
bouhmidage
Advisor

To find all parameters of your ceilong object, you have to click on this option in the interactive schedule

Screenshot_20240312_071532_Edge.jpg

Browse for your object, and search for parameters,

 

Or, as Steve said, model il by hand, i use curtain wall tool, to get quicker results, frames act like a ceiling structure, curtain wall panels are the ceiling panels 

AMD Ryzen 9 3900X, 32 GB RAM, RTX 3080 10 GB
Archicad 25
Windows 10 professional
https://www.behance.net/Nuance-Architects

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You may want to just skip the Tool and model it with a pre-modeled assembly of elements that are easy to tweak for new conditions/rooms.  

I model Ceiling Tile and Grid/Bar as Beams.  You can assign what ever data you want to them for use with Interactive Schedules. 

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Solution
bouhmidage
Advisor

To find all parameters of your ceilong object, you have to click on this option in the interactive schedule

Screenshot_20240312_071532_Edge.jpg

Browse for your object, and search for parameters,

 

Or, as Steve said, model il by hand, i use curtain wall tool, to get quicker results, frames act like a ceiling structure, curtain wall panels are the ceiling panels 

AMD Ryzen 9 3900X, 32 GB RAM, RTX 3080 10 GB
Archicad 25
Windows 10 professional
https://www.behance.net/Nuance-Architects

Thanks, I managed to get this to work in the end through classifications instead of picking the object name (Which I couldn't find in the list).

 

I have seen other people prefer the curtain wall tool, think I need to brush up on my Architectural knowledge as I have always been M&E biased when modelling in ArchiCAD, the curtain wall tool makes my head hurt 😂.

 

Could you recommend a video or anything that could help with setting up ceiling grids with the curtain wall tool? 

 

Thanks

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