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intelligent site modeling

Imagine if we could scan in a surveyor's plan, or import a DWG, and with a few mouse clicks, get a mesh with contour lines on it, that can be made visible or not in 3d views. Now imagine if, in the 3d window, you could grab points and raise the grade...

Anonymous by Not applicable
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2d-elements visible in 3d-window

it would be very helpful if we had the possibility in archicad to make 2d-elements (like lines, splines, fills, text) optionally visible in the 3d. for what? - visualizations - visual-control of the 3d-modell - a lot of new hotspots for "direct-3d-dr...

Anonymous by Not applicable
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customisable arrow heads!

i would love to have the ability to add my own customisable arrow heads to the default selection. i think that the default selection is currently region-based (US, INT, etc.) and compatible with the drafting protocols and standards used by these regi...

Plotmaker Backup

Since using Version 8 i have lost 2 Layout books full of drawings. Since then i have asked everyone in the office to backup their layout books in the case of the file becoming corrupted. Although in our office the whole system is backedup it does not...

Anonymous by Not applicable
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PlotMaker 3.1 consistency with AC8.1

After using PM3.1 there a still a few inconsistencies. 1. I would like to see Keyboard shortcuts the same as AC8.1 - this is really annoying, dragging a copy like AC7 when I've just got used to the new AC8/8.1 commands.. 2. Multiple Undo's These are ...

James B by Graphisoft
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Dimension stringers that stay visible

When zooming in tight on dimension stringers, they disapear. This is poor implentation of the zoom tool. This makes checking dimension stringers on large plans or large details unnecessarily time consuming. Graphisoft seems to let the most obvious an...

rm by Advocate
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Multiple AC files open

It would be very helpful to be able to open more than one AC file at a time. Cutting and pasting would be much faster if this was possible. I know you can make multiple copies of the program, but that is a hack the Graphisoft has taken advantage of f...

rm by Advocate
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Multiple Photorenderings in one file

I have a client who would like to take photorenderings directly from ArchiCAD into a 'perspectives' sheet in his layout book, by using the 3D views in his navigator. Thing is, he would like to show rough sketchy renderings in his schematic design dra...

Link by Expert
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