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

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Resolved! Layers: Objects are transparent it appears

I am having an issue in plan view with layers showing through each other. I have a floor that is raised above another that by a couple feet and the lower of the two is showing its outline. I can't seem to get the layers to hide one another when overl...

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Resolved! Trim function issue

Wondering if anyone can advise. When using the trim tool between the roof plane and wall, I end up with the wall showing on the surface plane of the outer roof. Attached image shows the issue. Why would this occur? 

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My Archicad 26 default cursor is the syringe resulting in the first click being a reloading of attributes. I manually convert to the Arrow in Preferences but the syringe automatically returns. How can the Arrow Tool be locked as the default cursor?

110958 by Participant
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How to join slabs in cross section?

1. subtractI thought no.2. I have to move to the same point with two slabs to be combined.3. Is this normal?Or am I doing something wrong?I would like to know the exact way to combine.What is this phenomenon?

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Best way to develop a wall object

Hello, I needed to develop a wall block where there is a need for a metallic profile that is automatically distributedThis wall block has specific dimensions like 60 centimeters high and 23 centimeters wide.I can develop this wall with a complex prof...

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Lucas343 by Contributor
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Residential Wood Truss Objects

Hello,Has anyone found a way to create accurate wood trusses? TrussMaker can't and the Library Trusses aren't very modifiable. I've searched the online libraries.Thanks

GJWarch by Participant
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Imported objects

In some of my designs there are objects I need that are difficult to create in AC especially when using Param O. It is simpler for me to create the object using my MCAD software and saving it as a .3ds file. I then import the .3ds file and which conv...

Archicad 26 on MacOS Monterey 12.6 Freezing

Anytime I open a PLN in Archicad 26 the application freezes on Loading Library Parts. In Activity Monitor it shows as “Not Responding”. Here are my system specs:OS: macOS 12.6 (21G115)Model: Mac Pro, Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-1650 v2 @ 3.50GHzMemory: 3...

NMAA by Participant
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