Software technologies

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AutoSave Files

  AutoSave is a feature of ArchiCAD, which protects data in case of a program or system crash, power outage or sudden termination of the program. You can customize autosave frequency and the AutoSave destination folder in Work Environment/ Data…

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Import/Export File Formats in ArchiCAD

  ArchiCAD formats File format Import Export 2D 3D Notes .PLN Solo Project file File compatibility list .PLA Archive Includes all library parts, linked images and textures; File compatibility list .BIMX BIMx format – – For details, see BIMx…

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What is OpenGL?

OpenGL is a fast display method for 2D / 3D-like elements developed by Silicon_Graphics . It is optimized for fast interactive navigation among 3D polygons in a fancy and fast way. This makes it especially suited for professional CAD programs. More info…

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Getting Started with the API DevKit

ForWikiEditors : ToDo/ – check and update article Creating custom add-ons for ArchiCAD requires a solid knowledge of C and C++ as well as a willingness to learn through studying sample code, documentation and header files. Be sure that you have read the…

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Virtual Memory Usage

When one works with large files (wants to view in 3D or render large models with ArchiCAD, send and receives into a large Teamwork file or do any other memory consuming operations) and ArchiCAD is crashing or is explicitly warning that it went out of…

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Java for ArchiCAD

Java versions that are supported by the GRAPHISOFT installers (or un-installers) In many cases newer, older, corrupted Java versions may block the installation and uninstallation of the GRAPHISOFT products. From here you can download the Java version that…

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Multiprocessing and ArchiCAD

  Multiprocessing means the use of two or more Central Processing Units (CPU) at the same time. Most of new computers have dual-core processors, or feature two or more processors, therefore they are called multiprocessor computers .   What is…