Disable Hotlink Break XRef Bind in Teamwork

by GRAPHISOFT and Judit Boros · updated: 09.03.2013

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A new registry enables the Server Administrator to disable hotlink breaking in Teamwork. With the break feature disabled in Teamwork only solo projects can have hotlinks broken.

About the Registry Key

RegistryKey Name

Disable HotlinkBreak XRef Bind in Teamwork

Default value


Alternative value


Reference ID

#TT 161795

ArchiCAD version

ArchiCAD16 and up

Note: the key will be created automatically if: Hotlinked Module Settings dialog or Hotlink Manager dialog is already used.


  • Open up the Start menu, choose or enter Run, then type regedit and Enter (more info on Registry here)
  • Find HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Graphisoft\ArchiCAD (or) ArchiCAD-64\<ArchiCAD version>\Hotlink folder

  • double click on the key and set its value from 0 to 1, click OK

Mac OS X:

  • ~/Library/Preferences/com.graphisoft.AC-<ArchiCAD version>.plist

    • Open it in Pref Setter or Xcode
    • Select Hotlink Folder and the Key with name Disable Hotlink Break XRef Bind in Teamwork
    • Set this new Key to false

Note: This changing in Registry takes effect in the restarted ArchiCAD only.

More information about registry key settings: RegistryOrPreferences

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