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Here is a most ancient and despised bug in Archicad's wall cleanup behavior. In most cases, if two surface edges meet whose materials are the same, the line between the surfaces is eliminated. Where three walls meet, two of the walls will often form a corner, which results in a 'strong' line that will not be removed despite the matching
The user has requirements. The software has capabilities. Where the capabilities end and the requirements keep going is a limit. To get beyond the limit requires workarounds. Some limits are harder than others and all we can do is wish (beg) them removed. Here's a rich example concerning structural posts (columns) in residential construction. These are things like 4x4s, multiple
Kinda silly, but. You can turn off the fluting in Fluted Column JM9. You normally wouldn't do this. You would use Tuscan Column JAM8. But that column doesn't have the option of turning off the base. So if you need a smooth column with no base, use a fluted column and turn the base off. Someday I'll add a base
Location: 06 Wood & Plastic/Columns & Pilasters A decorative column or pilaster, with an optional panel, and mouldings for the top, base, and panel.
I've made a couple of changes in the templates which affect how columns are layered. These changes are important, especially if you are in the habit of placing architectural columns on the S Column layer. 1. S Column no longer shows in architectural (A1) plans. With this change in mind, I also want to clarify the difference between architectural and
Location: 05 Metals This object can take the form of any steel column in the AISC manual. You can set the shape, dimensions and strength. Label it with Description JAM9. You can choose to model the top bearing plate. You can display the column dashed below. This is very helpful in developing framing plans: Show the columns overhead to make
Location: 05 Metals A steel pipe column. Pretty simple. Why use it instead of an actual column? Because columns are evil. Not really. Columns are evil, because they interfere with walls and allow walls to interfere with them. But the reason to use the object is so you can still show the column solid when you set the construction fills'
Location: 06 Wood & Plastic : Columns & Pilasters. Tuscan Column JAM8 replaces Column Classic from the Smart Parts library, and Column Classic SP8, derived therefrom. This column is a lot better.