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Ability to protect my .PLN or .TPL files

Alison_007
Booster

Hi. Hope everyone is ok, wouldn't it be great if we had the option to protect our Archicad files, either by passwords, or a key that allows you to prove yourself as someone who is on the team or someone who has some approval.

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Karl Ottenstein
Moderator

See the suggestion here:

https://community.graphisoft.com/t5/Teamwork-BIMcloud/Any-way-to-protect-my-archicad-files/m-p/37684...

about using BIMCloud Basic (free/included) to restrict access within the same office.

 

Otherwise, this seems like a reasonable wish for protecting files that others might get access to.  This has been wished for several times over the years, but I can't find the old wishes at the moment...

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4dProof
Advisor

maybe a work-around, but:
if you store the individual .pln or .tpl files in a separate folder, you can password protect entire folders on Mac and PC

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