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If that doesn't work, then you will have to extract (expand/unzip) the LCF.
FILE menu > Libraries & Objects > Extract a Container.

Then you can find the individual files.

do you "extract" "unzip" the container file from within/thru Archicad?
Cause I'm not sure you unzip an LCF file? No?

Also..when you "extract" the LCF, it wont trash the original LCF will it?
#308803 I just extracted the "Surface" LCF into a folder so I can pluck the texture, modify it and bring it into Archicad but....the file is a "Library Part File"? not a JPG or TIFF. How the heck do I modify a "Library Part File"? What kind of photoeditor modifys a library part file?

If it is the Archicad surface catalogue, then you should find a folder for textures.

The GSM (library parts) are for creating new surfaces in the surface settings.
The "new from catalogue" command gets all of the settings from these GSM files.

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From the Load Image from Library dialogue, click on the Library Manager button (next to Add).
Then you need to find the image from the library - need to find the same path.
Select it in the Library Manager, and in the bottom right hard corner, there's an icon to export the image.
I think that's easier.
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