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Detail tool as live model view.

I may be in the minority in this view, but I prefer the detail windows as is; 2D drawings with links (where applicable) to the source view rather than live views of the model. There are many situations where the live link is inappropriate (a detail d...

Anonymous by Not applicable
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Repair/Recover

I've not seen a more corrupt prone program than ArchiCAD, next to AutoCAD (but at least AutoCAD has repair/recover capability). Right now there are four of us (in an office of 8 ArchiCAD users) that are working with corrupt PLN/PLPs. It is very frust...

Anonymous by Not applicable
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Showing objects on certain levels

Currently with AC you can have an object show one story up, down, up and down, or all. What I would like is being able to tell it which stories I would like for it to appear on for example story 1 and 4. I understand you can somewhat achieve this thr...

Red by Enthusiast
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More flexibility with Section Tools

I wish upon my little Graphisoft star that we can split up our limited depth line and our distant area depth line in our section tool, just like we can with the section line itself. This way we could really make our elevations 'punch out' where we ac...

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The new working environment, was Open two stories ...

I would like to be able to open multiple plan view windows, but it would almost certainly involve a major overhaul of the way the program works. ArchiCAD (despite inventing the BIM concept) is plan centered for historical reasons (it allowed the prog...

Anonymous by Not applicable
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Zone Tags Should List Length And Width

I would like to have the zone tags be able to list the room length and width. Most clients have no clue when you tell them a room is 500 square feet, but they have a better idea when you tell them a room is 20' x 25'. Even in a room with jogs in it, ...

Anonymous by Not applicable
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Text Codes For Locating Details/Sections

I would like to see codes added to text or labels so that I can point to specific details or sections. For example, we often have labels that say something like: "...SEE DETAIL 3/A305" It would be nice to be able to link to the detail with some kind ...

Anonymous by Not applicable
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Edit Selection Set: Add Linetypes

I would like to see Linetypes added to the Edit Selection Set command. I recently had a large number of situations where I needed to change the layer, pen, AND linetype of many different kinds of elements. I could change the layer and pen, but the li...

Anonymous by Not applicable
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Diplay Option: Show Core Only

I would like to see a display option so that you can have ArchiCAD show only the cores of wall composites (with their contour lines, of course). On our floor plans we don't need to see gyp board, air gaps, brick, etc.. We only need the rough framing....

Anonymous by Not applicable
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PM 3.0: master sheet with fields that could be changed

I wish there was a way in PM 3.0 to create a master sheet with fields that could be changed in the individual layouts? I know I could create auto text, but that?s limiting to the information used. For example I would like to have a field for ?area? w...

Anonymous by Not applicable
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