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How to change the Home Story of an element in Archicad

apolgar
Graphisoft
Graphisoft

If you drag an element in a section or in 3D to a different story, the Home Story of the element won't be adjusted. So, it can happen, that an element is located on e.g the 1st story but it has a different Home Story. (To avoid issues like that use 'Edit Elements by Stories' or 'Copy/Paste')

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If you want to fix that by changing the Home Story to the correct one in the Selection Settings Dialog, the chair will be elevated:

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It happens because the 'Bottom Offset to Home Story' is constant and to preserve this value, the 'Bottom Elevation to Project Zero' has to be adjusted.

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If you want to change the Home Story without changing the element's vertical position, select the element and go to Edit / Element Settings / Relink Home Story. 

Select the required story from the list and click 'Ok'. All the height values remain unchanged, the element won't be lifted, it will keep its vertical location.

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