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How to define a new level marker?

I come from China. I can not find the level marker type we used in Level Tool. So I have to define a new one myself. But how? No subtype for level marker. Anybody know?

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Stretchy angle hotspots in 2D

I am a tad confused about how the angled 2D moving hotspots work. After reading the manual about 100 times and randomly putting in numbers i got them to work but I have a few questions. 1. in the manual it states you need four points then they only s...

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Looking for metal building parts and pieces

Is there any 3rd party that sell complete metal building, structural components? (Tapered columns, tapered spandrel beams, purlins, etc.) I mean the all parts of an entire building, not just individual pieces. If so where would it be located. I do no...

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problems with doors

I've been having a couple of problems with doors today. The dorrs are from the ArchiCAD 8 library. 1) The first part of the problem is when I try to eyedropper an existing door. When I eyedropper a door ArchiCAD locks up. Sometimes the ArchiCAD unloc...

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instructions for creating a new library part

I want to learn how to create new library parts. I thought that I would start by creating a few beds based on the "Bed Double 01" that exist in the ArchiCAD 8 library. I want to create a king and queen sized beds for my current project. The problem t...

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Bullnose Wall Object

Quick question for all of you out there. I just discovered the bullnose object for corners of walls. There is a lot of that here in California so it is nice to see (was it there before? - oops just found it in AC7 also) I can see how to use it on a w...

Anonymous by Not applicable
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US electric symbols library

I'm a new user and am trying to find the US electric symbols library. I see the european electric symbols. Is there a US electric symbols library with switch and outlet symbols Thanks,

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Projecting a fill?????

I have an object that the 2d view is projected. This maybe a stupid question. What I want to do is place a fill in 2d view, so can I fill read off the projection to make it an easy fix? I don't believe it’s possible but I wanted to here it from some ...

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Roof Wizard can't find library parts

I'm trying to use the Roof Wizard and it cannot find the library parts. I'm using AC8r3 the library is the latest available from the GS tech resource site. I use the pla version. Anyone have any solutions/suggestions? TIA

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Hotspots in Marker Objects

Is it just me, or are we unable to define selectable/editable hotspots (HOTSPOT2) in custom Marker Objects for the Section/Elevation Tool? I can successfully define editable hotspots in Window-Door Markers and Detail Markers - but not in Section Mark...