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  1. AutoCAD architecture help

    Good day. I have been learning AUTOCAD architecture (architectural desktop) for almost a year now. But am getting frustrated day by day. I subscribed for Paul Aubin tutorials on Lynda. But his...

    Started by Joyoustimmy‎, 28th Apr 2017 01:35 pm
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  2. different thickness on the same slab

    hello, where or more like HOW can I change the thickness of my slab so that on side is smaller then the other side. Like this: http://prntscr.com/iy69m0 thanks in advance, best regards, Miro

    Started by miroslav_s‎, 29th Mar 2018 08:00 pm
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  3. Anchor points on doors and windows.

    How can i set the anchor point for door and window (within a wall) so that it's the default position for that door or window style. I can do it to an individual object but not as the default.

    Started by Bob658‎, 13th Jul 2018 07:14 pm
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  4. How to set the elevation view from specific height of the garage

    Hello, I am trying to figure it out how to set what part of the garage to be visible in elevation view. When I use the elevation command I get the whole building in my elevation view as the...

    Started by miroslav_s‎, 30th Mar 2018 11:51 pm
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  5. wall ends not as I want them to be

    I am trying to draw a simple 4 wall object but one wall needs to be shorter in height then the other 3. The wall I have chosen is a Concrete 200 with 200x400 concrete footing (mm). First I draw all 4...

    Started by miroslav_s‎, 6th Apr 2018 03:29 pm
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    13th Jul 2018 06:46 pm Go to last post
  6. 4 Panel Sliding Glass Door AEC Objects

    I work for an Architect who routinely uses 4 panel sliding glass doors in his designs. AutoCAD Architecture 2011 defaults two styles for sliding glass doors, 2 panel and 3 panel. Is there a way to...

    Started by bigred10125‎, 2nd May 2012 07:18 pm
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    12th Apr 2018 04:31 pm Go to last post
  7. Change the concrete column dimensions, how?

    Hello, I would like to set my own dimension for this concrete column http://prntscr.com/j1f5o4 , http://prntscr.com/j1f3cs but I cant seem to figure it out how to do it. If I click on the...

    Started by miroslav_s‎, 5th Apr 2018 08:54 pm
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  8. How to make door visible on two walls?

    Hello, can someone please tutor me how to solve the problem that I am having. I have a door placed on one wall http://prntscr.com/ivaeo0 but the same door is not showing on the next wall above...

    Started by miroslav_s‎, 23rd Mar 2018 02:04 pm
    • Replies: 3
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    24th Mar 2018 09:23 am Go to last post
  9. Autocad architecture 2018 Under UK profile Tools/Design tools/ all palettes

    Hi Guys I am using AutoCAD Architecture Essential training 2018 by Shaun Bryant with Lynda.com. I am UK based. Students are to use the AutoCAD Architectural UK. (helpful) All well until...

    Started by NarkDuffy‎, 2nd Mar 2018 07:30 pm
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  10. Design tool catalog metric from other countries

    Hello, I have on my comp installed ACA 2014 with catalogs from SWE and US. Is it possible to install afterwords Design tool catalogs from for example UK? If YES can someone tell me kindly where I...

    Started by miroslav_s‎, 19th Mar 2018 08:53 pm
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  11. Drawing a Wall and Foundation Detail in AutoCAD ARCHITECTURE ?

    Hello, hope someone here can help me with the problem that I am facing this days. I want to draw wall foundation in ACA. Now in standard Autocad I use lines, polylines, hatch to do that but in ACA...

    Started by miroslav_s‎, 16th Mar 2018 11:08 pm
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  12. Wall command, select inner wall-point

    When I'm working with the Architecture command "Wall" I can never select the outer side of the wall as a reference point. See the red dot, I'ld like to use this to draw the next wall from...

    Started by con‎, 6th Dec 2017 09:25 am
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    6th Dec 2017 01:38 pm Go to last post
  13. Roundup a data extraction, how?

    Hi all, I can make dataextraction on mass objects. These objects are converted 3D solids to masses (not blocks!) I notice that there are very, very little difference in the Volume calulations that...

    Started by halam‎, 5th Oct 2017 10:35 pm
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  14. Batch convert to mass elements

    Hi, i'm digging into ACA and face a model with a lot of solids i want to turn into mass elements SEPERATELY. Found a old post without any answer. How can this done? Any clue? Thanks ...

    Started by halam‎, 5th Oct 2017 09:48 pm
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  15. 2D elevation setting

    When generating a 2D elevation or Section it generates a block where all lines are with same color and width and type. 1. Is it possible to control these lines according to the element (e.g. a...

    Started by zionshea‎, 17th Aug 2017 06:41 pm
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    20th Aug 2017 02:19 pm Go to last post
  16. Edit wall, door & window styles

    Hi Can someone please help me. I am trying to learn the edit wall, door & window styles and cannot find how to remove the line in plan view, please see attached image line outlined in red. Any help...

    Started by Calvery‎, 5th Aug 2017 10:32 am
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    7th Aug 2017 08:21 am Go to last post
  17. Drawing Autocad Architecture - Roof

    I am trying to create the 450 Eave, the image represents what I am trying to achieve but some how I don't seem to get it to work. If there is anybody that can assist me in creating it using Autocad...

    Started by MarkMelbourne‎, 17th May 2017 11:47 am
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  18. Mass element hatch in 2D-Wireframe TOP view

    Hello, How can I view the hatch of the material when it is assigned to a Mass Element? To be displayed on the 2D-Wireframe TOP view. This is not a cut plane view but TOP elevation view (above...

    Started by zionshea‎, 13th May 2017 09:05 pm
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  19. Problems with Walls cleanup

    I have laid out 2 horizontal pieces of Wall, one in continuation of the other; -the 1st has multiple Components; -to its right is the other Wall, much narrower and with only the default...

    Started by rlcad‎, 27th Apr 2017 12:42 pm
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  20. Hi i need help attaching a 3D piece into and existing on but it just wont work

    If you could help me please may i send it to you to try and fix it for me because I've been stuck on this problem for weeks now.

    Started by wezzo18‎, 27th Mar 2017 09:53 am
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  21. Angry Smart Wall Thickness not Displaying while drawing

    Hello! An odd and irritating problem. When drawing my smart walls the thickness is not displaying making it difficult to know which side of the line the wall will appear on. Does anyone know what...

    Started by HRICHEY‎, 16th Mar 2017 07:37 pm
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    • Replies: 2
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    17th Mar 2017 01:59 am Go to last post
  22. Current CUIx

    How do I find out what the current .CUIx file is? Thanks.

    Started by rlcad‎, 15th Mar 2017 02:34 pm
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  23. CUI - Mouse Button modify

    Hi, I would like to know if there is a macro for Shortcut Menu? I would like to modify Button 3 (Transparent Orbit as of now) to be my Shortcut Menu. I use Mouse 2 as my Enter button so it is...

    Started by Dj_T_Rex2002‎, 6th Dec 2016 04:55 pm
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  24. Smart Walls

    I am using smart walls and have a layer for demo and new walls I am using all on one floor plan. when I freeze the demo layer the new wall crossing over the frozen demo layer still breaks the new...

    Started by architjoe73‎, 14th Dec 2016 03:19 pm
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    15th Dec 2016 05:35 pm Go to last post
  25. "Design" gone from menu bar, Architecture 09

    Hi all. Needing some help here. Switched on Architecture 09 this morning and all my toolbars had disappeared. I've managed to get the ribbon back and revert to good old toolbars (type MENUBAR into...

    Started by Stuart70‎, 3rd Nov 2016 10:52 am
    • Replies: 9
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    3rd Nov 2016 03:10 pm Go to last post

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