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PostPosted: Sun Oct 08, 2017 8:19 pm    Post subject: Hotlinking RVT files? Reply with quote

I was reading up on Hotlinking (new IFC-option in Archicad 21 - woohoo!), when I came across this sentence:

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Note: When hotlinking IFC or RVT files, make sure you use the Keep Elevation option! Otherwise, the imported model may “fall apart” when its elements are placed in a different story structure


You can find it here: https://helpcenter.graphisoft.com/guides/archicad-21/archicad-21-reference-guide/collaboration/hotlink-modules/hotlink-settings/
at the bottom of the page.

Didn't find any other references on this, but is this a typo or is GS really developing this option?
I guess they probably mean IFC made from a RVT?

Would be very nice and really Open (BIM)minded to provide this option...

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 09, 2017 9:45 am    Post subject: Re: Hotlinking RVT files? Reply with quote

B.E.A.T. wrote:

Would be very nice and really Open (BIM)minded to provide this option...

Sorry for being slightly offtopic here, but I'd like to argue against that point.
Sure, for many users, that would be a short-term relief. But this would take away the pressure on the-company-which-name-shall-remain-silent completely.
It would unnecessarily brace the quasi-standard on RVT files, which – I think – can not be the goal.

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 15, 2017 1:37 am    Post subject: Re: Hotlinking RVT files? Reply with quote

B.E.A.T. wrote:
I was reading up on Hotlinking (new IFC-option in Archicad 21 - woohoo!), when I came across this sentence:

Quote:
Note: When hotlinking IFC or RVT files, make sure you use the Keep Elevation option! Otherwise, the imported model may “fall apart” when its elements are placed in a different story structure


You can find it here: https://helpcenter.graphisoft.com/guides/archicad-21/archicad-21-reference-guide/collaboration/hotlink-modules/hotlink-settings/
at the bottom of the page.

Didn't find any other references on this, but is this a typo or is GS really developing this option?
I guess they probably mean IFC made from a RVT?

Would be very nice and really Open (BIM)minded to provide this option...


Must be mistyping. I am not aware of any such feature in ARCHICAD 21.
Hotlinking IFC, yes, but not RVT files.
I will notify the documentation team at GS about it.

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