On occasion I see posts on this forum about using the stair and railing
tools. Both of these tools are quite complex and have been very
difficult for most of our team to learn. We invested some time doing
tests with the tools to understand how they w...
I've posted a few questions on this forum related to Library Part Maker,
and by the lack of solutions offered by the forum, and even the lack of
comments I get the impression that very few people us it, and that even
fewer people really understand ho...
I am trying to use Library Part Maker to create some custom elements and
I keep running into issues that are difficult to diagnose. When I create
and place aN MEP Library part the 2D view automatically defaults to a
depiction of the 3D geometry and i...
The User Guide for Library Part Maker has a section that discusses
making custom door handles and using a single line morph to establish
the handle origin and orientation. However it does not fully explain the
process for creating the handles. Has an...
I've seen a few old posts on this but nothing in several years, and
nothing that comes right out and answers the question: Is there any way
to set the origin and orientation for textures applied to curtain wall
objects? There does not appear to be. T...
It would really be nice if they added the various railing types in an
additional sub-layer under the 'Ends' portion of the selection tree on
the left side of that dialogue box. I can't tell you how much time and
frustration I spent until I figured th...
The problem may be that you're not editing the right rail in the
settings. It took me a while to realize that there is a drop down menu
in the top right corner of this menu: The changes you make in this
dialogue box will only apply to the rail select...
Yeah, Archicad is not the right modeling software for this kind of
geometry. it just doesn't have the toolset to give you the precision and
control you need achieve that kind of result. Agree with
Lingwisyer...this is much more appropriate for a NURB...
Yes it's a finicky tool, but you can do a lot with it. To add a new
element you need to go into the segment / scheme portion of the object
settings, select the sub-element type you want to add and then press the
'+' key in the upper right corner: To ...