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Detail Manager

Adding details can be a long cut and paste operation if they are not already set up in a template. I propose a Detail Manager in order to quickly add details to a project. I submit a very crudely mocked up version. It could take the functionality of ...

Update layer combinations from actual view!!!

We must be able to update a layer combination from the actual view!!! It could be a button in the Quick layers toolbar: "update actual layer combination" (based on the actual visible layers) The process now is a pain (identify the layers to be disabl...

Anonymous by Not applicable
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Cladding tool

In the age of BIM it would be essential to have a cladding tool. The composite structure seems to be a little bit restrictive ... in fact most of the time claddings do not follow the same levels of the wall ... so you need to have plaster until a cer...

alemanda by Beginner
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IES lights and FM parameters

I would expect from the next version of IES lights that the FM parameters will be filled automatically taking the values from the IES file itself. Essential!

alemanda by Beginner
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Real-time Energy Analysis Color Coded 3D Models

Whenever I design for energy efficiency I wish I was able to do the following: Ya know how we can turn shadows on and off when 3D modeling? and Ya know how models can be created that show how much incident solar energy a model will get over a period ...

Gus by Newcomer
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Lintel height for Door & Windows

Wish: In the Window or Door Marker to have an option to show height of door/window top which often is also the height of lower level of lintels above those openings. At the moment I count those levels by hand on a calculator and type in as basic text...

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Anonymous by Not applicable
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ArchiCAD Library 19 - why are ALL PARAMETERS hidden

I noticed on many A19 default library parts, Graphisoft has updated the user interface and hidden the ALL PARAMETERS section making many parameters non-editable. I came across a few examples but one that comes to mind right now is the Downspout Compl...

jakubc7 by Booster
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I wish each element had it's own personal 'undo' history.

Imagine this idea: What if each element had it’s own personal history, that was separate from the history of the whole project history? Keep the project history too, but allow architects to toggle from “element history” to “project history” For Examp...

Gus by Newcomer
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Place 'Area Calculations' in "Calculation Units & Rules'

To change the decimal tolerances for a Fill 'Show Area Text' it appeared that it would be under the Options > Project Preferences > Calculation Units & Rules > Area Unit . However it is located within the Dimensions category which, on the surface, is...

Anonymous by Not applicable
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Hide Drawing Name in Autotexting

Dear ArchiCAD Team, Please add an option in Drawing Settings that would let to hide the selected Drawing Name in Autotexting. There already is a checkbox in Drawing Properties: “Include Scale in Autotexting and Indexes” and that's very useful. It wou...

Dalius by Booster
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