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What is your opinion about this Wish?

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#311847
The fact that one cannot list all stories and then operate in a standard grasshopper way to decide which story to place an element on is not exactly grasshopper like.

I think this goes for all of the the components in the "Input" category as well as Property Settings and Profile Settings. They should also return lists of all items in Archicad and one should be able to use logic to choose the most appropriate item from that list. The current workflow is just to slow when you are creating many objects which all have different settings.

Utilizing the grasshopper addon for real world work like towers is not as optimal as it could be because of this. Especially if one needs to do multiple studies.

Similarly it would be very useful to be able to create/change some of the input items from grasshopper. Looking at you stories/profiles/layers/composites etc........
#312048
leceta wrote:
Tue Jun 09, 2020 5:19 pm
The Json interface project could be a good oportunity to include commands related to Grasshopper communication, hopefully the could profit the work already done for this plugin.

Is this what you are referring to?

https://archicadapi.graphisoft.com/JSON ... troduction

I do find it sad that this is the method used for the python API instead of properly binding the API and exposing it as a python module. Would have been much more beneficial to the community as a whole to simply embed mono opening up Archicad to the rest of the AEC development world through c#......

I guess we (the community) could start a dotnet core library project that utilizes the json service once 24 comes out.
#312073
I agree with you, but we as a community, should also the potentials of those new tools.

First idea that came to my mind is to take some time to port all the JSON commands to c# and python libraries. This is not very different to have an API as we would like to have.


The possibility of a .net api has been shallowly commented... viewtopic.php?t=55976#p266210
#312374
Hi All,

Thank you very much for creating this poll, and for those of you who expressed your opinions.

I am happy to say we took notice of this wish and I have added it into our WishList database (please refer to it as Wish #12779). Hopefully, our Product Management team will adopt this one in the future.

Thank you all once more, and I wish you a great day!

Best regards,
Minh