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  1. 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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    20th Mar 2018 11:07 pm Go to last post
  2. 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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    20th Mar 2018 08:31 pm Go to last post
  3. 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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    19th Mar 2018 04:28 pm Go to last post
  4. 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
  5. 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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    11th Oct 2017 09:09 pm Go to last post
  6. 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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    6th Oct 2017 09:47 pm Go to last post
  7. 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
    • Replies: 5
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    20th Aug 2017 02:19 pm Go to last post
  8. 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
  9. 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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    1st Jul 2017 03:55 am Go to last post
  10. 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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    1st Jun 2017 12:22 pm Go to last post
  11. 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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    1st May 2017 01:42 pm Go to last post
  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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
    display, smart wall
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    17th Mar 2017 01:59 am Go to last post
  15. 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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    15th Mar 2017 02:48 pm Go to last post
  16. 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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  17. 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
  18. "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
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  19. import IFC into AutoCAD

    I'm accutaly using Civil3D but i get the feeling the Import / Export function for IFC is the same as in ACA. What i am experiencing is that IFC import will turn solids into mass elements. Is there a...

    Started by halam‎, 23rd Oct 2016 10:27 pm
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    24th Oct 2016 06:05 am Go to last post
  20. Joining walls of varying angles

    Hello all, Please can anyone help with this question ? So after many years of just dealing with shoddy walls joining together I have decided to ask how this can be done. So, if you draw 3 walls...

    Started by dmleach‎, 16th Sep 2016 09:12 am
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    16th Sep 2016 02:32 pm Go to last post
  21. Edit Wall Style Material Definition

    Can someone please help me. I am trying to edit a wall style. If I select the new wall style say "Blockwork X 100mm" in style manager. Select 'materials tab' add new definition '100mm Blockwork Load...

    Started by MDD73‎, 23rd Aug 2016 02:26 pm
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    24th Aug 2016 01:36 pm Go to last post
  22. Performing a slice/trim on a roof object in ACA

    Hi, I am trying to draw a detail of a roof per the below: It is a slightly jutting out section of roof with 2nr faces parallel to the ridge. Is it possible to draw this using the roof...

    Started by tom111‎, 18th Aug 2016 05:30 pm
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  23. How to measure a face that isn't strictly speaking bound by points?

    Hi everyone, I am trying to measure the gable face of a dormer that I have crudely drawn for measurement purposes. Could anyone please suggest I can successfully achieve a measure of this, i.e....

    Started by tom111‎, 18th Aug 2016 09:14 pm
    • Replies: 9
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    22nd Aug 2016 07:03 pm Go to last post
  24. Creating Custom Tags That Group Identical Doors/Windows

    Ahoy hoy. Long time no see. Unfortunately I'm popping back in because I've recently been pushed into the hinterlands outside my experience. Namely, we're finally looking into the Scheduling tools...

    Started by MaxwellEdison‎, 1st Jul 2016 02:54 pm
    door tags, property definitions, property sets, schedule, window tags
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    1st Jul 2016 02:54 pm Go to last post
  25. arch 2017 subscription download for network install

    Hello, I need to find a link that allows me to download arch 2017 and be able to create a network install. All the account page gives me is a download link that does a direct install. Any and...

    Started by sandiegophil‎, 16th May 2016 10:16 pm
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    17th May 2016 06:41 pm Go to last post

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