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Modeling
About Archicad's design tools, element connections, modeling concepts, etc.

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How to Lock DWG translator?

Hi folks! I am trying to LOCK a dwg translator that i created for my office template. i cant seem to find where/how i can lock my new custom translator. Can you help me find it? thanks in advance! -Borisov

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trim wall to underside of shell - not top of shell

it appears that the walls are being trimmed to the top of this shell instead of to the underside of the shell. this is a quonset hut and the material thickness is very thin (~1/16") and is modeled with thickness. how can i get the walls to trim to th...

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Building material

I am working on two different files . But I am facing issues with building material with one of them . I cannot put texture and color on elevation on one of them . I am uploading photos of both , please compare and help me find a way out. TIA

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Working in high inclined plot

Hello! I work in a plot that is inclined and i have many buildings in the plot. The buildings (let's say) are the same but since the plot is inclined, each building is on a different elevation. I want to find a way on each storey (for example on the ...

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ARCHICAD 21 - rail edit & 3D contours issue

Hi I'm not sure if this is a bug, but if it is it is fairly minor. I've been using the rail tool in ARCHICAD 21 is which is really good. However, every time I go into the "edit" mode, then go back out, the contours of my 3D view disappear, even when ...

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Resizing fly-out navigator

That's been grinding my gears for so long... Why on earth did GS made it so small? Anybody has an idea how to make it bigger?

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Wall conection to roof problem

Can someone give me some guidance on connecting a wall to roof, I have used the trim elements to roof and the blockwork does not trim please see attached image Any help appriciated

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Slab edge differing surfaces

I have a project where I want two surfaces along the same slab edge. The way I've achieved this is building two slabs with the same thickness and elevation. However, In plan, it means I am left with a division line. Any tips to avoid this? I'm curren...

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Wall corners

My wall consists of two different materials . but the junction of the two wals does not have a clear border . one of them has a 45 degree corner . it is making the drafting wrong . any solution ? I have attached the photo .

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transfering Project Preferences

Could someone please tell me why it is still not possible to transfer the project preferences - namely dimension and unit prefs - from one file to another? I've never seen how these are specific to a project. They should be handled no differently tha...

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