Library Part Maker

The improved Library Part Maker (LPM) is an Archicad add-on that simplifies and streamlines the creation of custom GDL-based Library parts. It offers students, manufacturers and architects interactive Library element creation tool without any knowledge of GDL programming. Library Part Maker focuses on delivering the ‘I’ in BIM (Building Information Modeling) and complies with the industry standards. The add-on uses a data driven approach while preserving the user’s design freedom. This strongly complements GRAPHISOFT’s software development focus: giving our users the ability to create virtually any custom content.

Library Part Maker - Easy way to create your 3D objects

Please note: Library Part Maker is available for users who are part of Subscriptions Services Agreement in the respective countries UK (UAS), USA (ARCHIPLUS), Germany (ArchiCARD), Austria (ArchiCARD), Italy (Contratto Di Aggiornamento e Assistenza), Brasil (ARCHIPlus), Russia/Ukraine (Сервисный контракт), Mexico (Archiplus), Hungary (Szoftverkövetési Szolgáltatás). It also works if you run Archicad with Trial or educational license.

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  • Easily create detailed Library objects for Archicad: Generic Objects, Doors, Windows, Skylights, Lamps, MEP Library Parts (fully functional with MEP Library and GRAPHISOFT MEP Modeler. MEP Modeler is a separate add-on for Archicad, subject to additional licensing)
  • Quickly create scale sensitive 2D Symbols and 3D representations: Detail Level based objects for traditional documentation as well as BIM-based workflows across the building industry.
  • Easily comply with national Standards for Library objects by customization of Property Schemes.
  • Attach your data to library part objects so you have the ‘I’ in BIM: “One-click” import of data from spreadsheets; Increase data quality and simplify bulk data sets import; Comply with data requirements specified by Product Data Templates.

Library Part Maker 24 USA (Build 3008)

Compatible with Archicad 24 Language Versions: USA

Important Notes: Library Part Maker 24 needs MEP Library to be loaded for being able to create fully functional MEP elements. (Please note that if MEP Library is not loaded, the LPM template will report it as a missing library.)

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Last modified: July 8, 2020.

Installation of Library Part Maker for Archicad 24

1

Please make sure that your Archicad License is an SSA license. (You may also use LPM with Trial or Educational licenses.)

2

Before the installation please check if you have Archicad 24 installed on your computer and that it is not running.

3

When installing LPM, you must be logged on as a member of the Administrator Group.

4

Restart Archicad.

5

From the New Project dialog, choose the Library Part Maker Template 24.

Notes on Uninstalling:

Windows:
Go to the Windows “Control Panel” and select “Programs and Features” to remove all LPM Add-On components from your computer. You can also browse to your Archicad folder and execute the uninstaller in the Uninstall.LPM subfolder.

Mac OS X:
Browse to your Archicad folder and execute the uninstaller in the Uninstall.LPM subfolder. This will start the uninstaller, which will remove all LPM components from your computer.

Earlier Library Part Maker versions

Earlier Library Part Maker add-on installer files are available for download here.