06/02/2018 - 07/02/2018 Object Creation (GDL)

Course Title: Object Creation in ArchiCAD (GDL)

Dates: Tuesday 6 - Wednesday 7 February 2018 (9:15am - 16:00pm)

This course is designed for experienced users of ArchiCAD looking to create their own library objects or office libraries.

By attending this course, you will have the opportunity to learn various aspects of object creation including GDL and from 3D design elements.


Course Delivery

These instructor-led small groups of no more than five attendees take place in our dedicated training centre in the Midlands, with workstations and lunch provided. Price shown is per delegate. Please contact us for group training rates.






A working knowledge of MacOS or Windows operating systems including the ability to navigate through the file system to create, manage and manipulate files.

A working knowledge of the ArchiCAD project workflow and the ability to create a building model.


Course Outline

  • The GDL Scripter interface
  • Basic shapes and geometry
  • Cursor position and coordinates
  • 2D projections
  • 2D geometry and scripting
  • Defining attributes
  • Utilising paramaters
  • Saving objects from 2D and 3D views
  • Introduction to Subroutines
  • Calculations and trigonometry in GDL
  • Parametric options and IF statements
  • Loops
  • Resolution and level of detail
  • Stretchy objects and hotspots
  • Introduction to the Graphical User Interface
  • Subtypes
  • Object Preview images
  • Library contain files
  • Linked libraries, embedded libraries and BIM Server libraries


Certificate Awarded

Graphisoft Authorised Training Certificate – ArchiCAD Object Creation and Library Management

Product Code: ACTRGDL0602

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