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My first try with a e57 was a great success. 600 MB point cloud just opened and an .lcf was created. It was really easy and visual to build my virtual building in and around the point cloud. Kudos to GS for a good implementation. I'll be interesting when I get a larger cloud file...
However I cant get the points to show in plans or elevation layouts. Any tricks or use images?

Check out these clips:

Point Cloud Objects in Sections/Elevation and 3D Document Viewpoints:

Point Cloud Objects on Layouts:

Come on. This is a huge limitation.

Sections and plans of the point cloud MUST be to scale.
Having to manually scale the 3D viewports is NOT a satisfactory workaround!

Even Revit can print point cloud views directly, albeit rasterised.

Archicad needs to implement printing point clouds directly, as vector or raster.
Alternatively / additionally we need to be able to layout 3D viewports to scale effectively.
You can make a wish for this feature, we can vote on it and if it gets enough support, we can submit it to GRAPHISOFT for consideration.
If you do make a wish, please post its link in this thread.