HSF source format

Example objects for this post can be downloaded from here. In ARCHICAD 23 a new source format has been introduced for handling the GDL objects as text files: the Hierarchical Source Format (HSF). This post introduces the parts of this source format and flies through the conversion of a library…


Using BasicGeometry macro

Example object for this post can be downloaded here. From ARCHICAD 21 a macro called BasicGeometricCalc has been added the ARCHICAD Library. As its name suggests, this macro contains basic geometrical calculations, which can come in handy for GDL 2D and 3D scripting. With the introduction of DICT in ARCHICAD…


New parametrization of labels for ARCHICAD22

Compatibility: introduced in ARCHICAD 22. From ARCHICAD 22 new parameter control method has been introduced to Label tool. Creating labels has got more convenient then before: all the necessary parameters are part of the “Label” subtype, and will be added as fixed named optional parameters by default when creating a…