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What does Open and Repair repair?

Open & Repair is one of the most useful commands in Archicad, it is the solution to many common issues. The purpose of the repair process is to physically fix damaged files. When the damage occurs, one or more parts of the file become corrupted or lo...

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Viewpoints getting deleted in Archicad 24

Affected versions: Archicad 24 | Severity: Fixed in an update | ID: DEF-3085 We have discovered a regression issue with Archicad 24 Update 4007, Archicad 24 Solo Update 4004 and the Archicad 24 Releases of the CHE, CHI, GRE, KOR, TAI and UKR versions...

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Lines in PDF not connecting properly on macOS 10.14 Mojave

Affected version(s): All | Severity: Not our Bug | ID: 257211 Issue When you open a vectorial PDF (e.g. a drawing saved from ARCHICAD) in the Preview application on macOS 10.14 Mojave, the connection of the lines might not be clean. Solution This is ...

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Dimensioning issue with Composite Walls

Affected version: 22 | Severity: workaround applicable | ID: 247461, 248282 Issue: When migrating a project to ARCHICAD 22 Build 3004, in Composite Wall corner situations Dimensions placed to one layer of the composite might jump to another layer of ...

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Printing problem with transparent fills

Issue Fills are not printed correctly via the File-Print menu or from printing via the Publisher Dialogue box. Some part of the fills are missing, see examples: Cause When transparent solid fills (also known as "percentage fills") overlay other fills...

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2D Modeling/Editing - Troubleshooting Guide

Incorrect cursor and feedback position in case of offsetting edges or nodes of polygonal elements or placing dimensions Affected version: 19 | Severity: workaround applicable | ID: 199288 Note: We fixed this issue in ARCHICAD 19 Update 4013 Issue: Wh...

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Damaged or Incomplete PDFs Published to Server

Publishing PDFs from Mac OS X to a server may result in damaged or incomplete files Affected version: 18, 19 and 20 | Severity: workaround applicable | ID: 210554 Issue When you view these PDFs you see one or all of these: The PDF viewing application...

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Fonts/Characters - Troubleshooting Guide

Postscript Fonts are not displayed in PDF For this issue, please see the PDF Troubleshooting Guide Special Characters on Mac Affected version: 16 | Severity: workaround applicable | ID: 158311 NOTE: This issue was fixed in ARCHICAD 17 release version...

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ARCHICAD 18 Revision Tool troubleshooting guide

Revision History library object, line spacing issue Affected version: 18 | Severity: no workaround applicable | ID: 172837 Note: This issue was fixed in ARCHICAD 19 release version. Issue The line spacing of the Revision History object is lofty if on...

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Dimensions/Labels - Troubleshooting Guide

Known Issues Labels may be dislocated when opening an ARCHICAD 19 project in ARCHICAD 20 Affected version: 20 | Severity: workaround applicable | ID: 201188 Due to a fix in ARCHICAD 20 which corrects the position of mirrored and associated Labels cou...

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