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RFA objects importing upside down into Archicad


Has anyone else had the problem when importing RFA into GDB files into Archicad they show import upside down?  How do I fix this?

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Barry Kelly

When you import, is there an option to adjust the z-axis.

Give it a negative value?

I think that might be 3DS import.


Otherwise use the 'Rotation angle (x axis) parameter and set that to 180°.




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I have experienced this. I just rotated about the Z axis to flip it the right way up and then saved as a Favourite. One thing I have experienced issues with is when a Revit object has variations which can obviously be selected within Revit but Archicad translates them all in to one fixed object so you end up with all the variations. It would be great if the add-on were updated to allow which option is required to be chosen.

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Setting the X axis to 180 worked, thank you!

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