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Productivity, Productivity, Productivity ArchiCAD 18

What are the 3 P's when buying real-estate? What are the 3 P's when buying cad software? Ok ArchiCAD wish list for 17 is done and dusted. We need to start our wish list immediately after we receive ArchiCAD 17 so we don't miss the boat or is even tha...

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Need a reference level for arbitrary TBM as well as Altitude

I would like to have an additional reference level that allows for site surveys where a Temporary Benchmark (TBM) was used by the surveyor instead of the specific height above sea level. Please see the attached 'photoshopped' screen-capture to show w...

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Change Default Draw Order

I would very much like to change the default display order number of a new object. If i understand correctly there are 14 values in the display index, and new objects are placed onto their default index value (ex. Text=5; Zone/Fill=9; etc). Thus text...

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Additional user-definable renovation statuses

Aswell as the in-built EXISTING/DEMO/NEW states, it would be great if we could add new states. These states could then be used as an elegant solution to the problem of how best to manage multiple building design options. So imagine if we could have D...

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Standard materials on doors and windows

It should be possible to change the standard material assigned to windows and doors somewhere easily. I have asked around and heard that this is very difficult to change at the moment. I "always" use white windows and doors and never uses the standar...

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new "Hottext" similar to hotspot2

I think it would be a good idea to develop a new syntax in GDL to make it possible to edit a gdl produced text direct in the normal Archicad-Project-enviroment without the need of any Dialogbox similar to the Hotspot2-command do alter any written par...

Stair Builder

When I build stairs, the part that checks the stairs by stopping you if its "out of range" doesn't let me build a legitimate stair. On a circular stair, the treads need to be 10" min along a circular path, 12" in from the inside of the circle. The ri...

Schedule room finishes from bounding *surfaces*

We'd like to automate our interior finishes scheduling but can't find a (consistent) way to pull floor/wall/ceiling attributes from the building model. Could be surface material, could be surface fill (related to material I know but perhaps this can ...

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Solid background option, in MVO override also for cut fills

When overriding drafting, cover and cut fills one can choose the solid background option. Not for cut fills for some reason. Adding this option would allow me to make drawings with a nice sketchy look (with grey background for example), as well as co...

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