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By Johann.P
#325607
Hi all.....
We've started working with hotlinks, but seem to be missing elements in the "Master file"

I have:
1x "Master" site.
1x Module A
1x Module B

Module A and B has different storey settings.
Module A and Master Site has the same storey settings.

Module A is missing some elements in the Master Site.
Module B, with different storey settings, seem to show all the elements.

Below is what Module A looks like:

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But this is how it shows in the Master Site:

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This was the original storey settings of Module A and the Master Site: Same Same.

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I then added an additional "top storey" to the master site and re-linked Module A, but it made no difference:

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By Johann.P
#325608
Into the same "Master Site" is hotlinked Module B.

Module B is showing correctly, but it has different storey settings to the Master Site.

This is the Module B:

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This it how it shows in the Maste Site

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And this is the storey settings of Module B and the Master Site

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By Podolsky
#325638
It looks like that when you hotlink your file, you choose to show only one floor. That might be the reason of disappearing elements - because they belong to another storey.
When you create new holink, the new window appears to choose all floors or selected storey:
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By Johann.P
#325805
Its working now.

The settings that is shown earlier in the tread are all correct.

But "updating" the hotlink didn't update the missing elements.

I deleted the original hotlink completely and re-hotlinked it.

Seems to be working fine now.
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By Johann.P
#325810
I have now developed a different challenge with hotlinks.

The hotlink shows a floor that is about 6000km long
Yes 6000km.

It seems to be part of the hotlinked module, but the object/floor doesnt seem to be in the module.

I've deleted to module, resaved the module, re-hotlinked the module, but the object still shows in the master file, but not in the module file.

Any ideas?

OBJECT IN QUESTION:
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ZOOMED VIEW OF THE OBJECT:
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DETAILS OF THE OBJECT
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THE MODULE FILE, WITH ALL LAYERS AND RENOVATIONS SHOWING.
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By Podolsky
#325813
This is corrupted element. One node of the 3d element geometry just jump far far away.

To solve this problem there are two solutions:
1. To understand what this element is. Try to select only this element and identify. Then it can be re-created again. In very rare cases walls connection might give this glitch.
2. Open hot linked pln file in ArchiCAD in mode "safe and repair".