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Relinking Drawings to read from a new folder

Tips and Tricks Michael Warr 30 August 2021

Relinking Drawings to read from a new folder

Missing Drawings in Archicad is a common problem, especially when you’re using a system like dropbox rather than BIMcloud or BIMcloud SaaS to manage external files.

A good tip is to always use the Relative Path option to remove parts of the file path which are unique to your username.

Drawing Selection Settings


By Source File, Choosing path

Setting Identification under Drawing Selection Settings



With this setting active for all projects, users can manage drawings and relink missing drawings all at once (if they are all stored in the same folder) using the “read from” option in drawing manager.


Managing the Drawing Manager

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