Save Layer Settings (Free/Paid)


With this Archicad Add-On you can save current layer settings into a layer combination.

Check the video for a detailed explanation of the Basic and Pro version of this Add-On:

Pricing

Basic Pro Single License Pro Network License
Free 50€ 250€
- Bound to Archicad Single User Key Bound to Archicad Network Key
- 1 User in the Archicad Key Unlimited Users per Archicad Key
- Lifetime Access to the Pro Add-On for AC 24, 25 & 26
macOS and Windows builds

If you are interested in purchasing a license, please contact me via mail.
I can take payments via wire transfer and PayPal.

German language support is planned for the future and will be free for existing licenses.

Free 1-Month Trial

Send me a mail with your Archicad Key’s unique ID and I can provide you with a free 1-month free trial license.

  • Software Key ID: 12 characters and in the format “SWXXXXXXXXXX” (found in the GS License Manager Tool)
  • Hardware Key ID: The number on the physical key itself (also found in the GS License Manager Tool)

Downloads

The download links appear once you agree to the license agreement.
I have read and accept the License Agreement.

Important usage note

For the Pro version, the “Ultra Safe” recovery option has to be enabled: Ultra safe recovery option needs to be enabled in the Archicad Work Environment settings.

Installation

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

  1. Menu Options -> Add-On Manager -> Edit List of Available Add-Ons -> Add…
    Then choose the downloaded Save Layer Settings.apx (Windows) or Save Layer Settings.bundle (macOS).

  2. Copy the downloaded Add-On file into the appropriate Archicad folder. Typical paths (for AC 24):

  • on Windows: C:\Program Files\GRAPHISOFT\ARCHICAD 24\Add-Ons
  • on macOS: /Applications/GRAPHISOFT/ARCHICAD 24/Add-Ons

Changelog

v0.5.1 - 2023-01-07

  • AC26 Apple Silicon (macOS ARM64) support

v0.5.0 - 2022-08-11

  • AC26 support
  • Fix: AC25 macOS Build was not recognized by Archicad

v0.4.2 - 2022-03-30

  • Fix: Rebuild layer combination list only when layer combinations changed

v0.4.1 - 2022-03-10

  • Fix: “New Layer Combination” dialog couldn’t be confirmed with enter key
  • Fix: “Save Layer Settings” dialog couldn’t be confirmed with enter key
  • Fix: A newly created layer combination stored all layers as hidden
  • Fix: Palette open/close behavior

v0.4 - 2022-02-24

  • Reintroduce dialog for free version
    • “Document -> Layers -> Layer Extras -> Save Layer Settings…”
    • Make the dialog resizeable
  • Select last used layer combination in palette
    • Remove the now superfluous last used layer combination text and “Save into last used LC” button
  • Set layer combination on double click in palette
  • Update last used layer combination when switching windows
  • Fix: Truncation of layer combination names longer than 25 characters
  • Add “New…” button to palette
    • Allows storing of current layer settings in new layer combination

v0.3 / Pro-Beta - 2022-02-20

  • Replace dialog with resizeable palette for Pro version
    • Update the palette when available layer combinations change
    • Allow saving into last used layer combination in palette
  • Add menu item to save into last used layer combination
    • “Document -> Layers -> Layer Extras -> Save to Last Used Layer Combination”
      • Track last used layer combination
      • Add Menu item to save last used layer combination
      • Automatically switch to saved to layer combination
  • Add Licensing for Pro Version

v0.2 - 2021-11-01

  • Add an installation instruction.
  • Make “OK” the default button.
  • Enable command on all relevant views (all but “Model Compare” windows).
  • Add a menu icon.
  • Sort layer combinations alphanumerically.
  • Add a better warning for Teamwork error, when Layer Combinations are not reserved.
  • Fix: Confirming an empty selection leads to a crash of Archicad.

v0.1 - 2021-10-03

Initial release for AC24 & AC25 on Windows and macOS.