Line Labels (Preview)

Add labels to (poly)lines!

Basic Usage:

Watch the following video, for an explanation of the currently available preview version.

Steps in the video

  1. Place an Autotext label and choose the Autotext: #Line Length
  2. Pick up the parameters of the created label as the default settings for the label tool.
  3. Now select the lines, polylines and arcs you want to label.
  4. Navigate to Document -> Annotation -> Add Line Labels via Helper Object

Limitations / Not supported yet

  • arc ellipses
  • conversions between line types
  • associativity after copying


The current build is valid till end of July.

DISCLAIMER: You can use this preview version of the software commercially, but I wouldn’t recommend it. There are a lot of workarounds which could have unintentional side-effects on your plans!

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There are two options to install Add-Ons for Archicad:

  1. Menu Options -> Add-On Manager -> Edit List of Available Add-Ons -> Add… Locate the downloaded LineLabels.apx (Windows) or LineLabels.bundle (macOS)

  2. Copy the downloaded Add-On file into the appropriate Archicad folder. Typical paths (for Archicad 25) are:

  • on Windows: C:\Program Files\GRAPHISOFT\ARCHICAD 25\Add-Ons
  • on macOS: /Applications/GRAPHISOFT/ARCHICAD 25/Add-Ons