Frequently after a new release we get people contacting our support team saying that things are not working correctly in their new version of ArchiCAD. Normally this is due to the migration process, or more accurately, lack of migration process. Quite often migrating a project from one version to another is not as simple as
If you have upgraded a project from AC10, you can load the ArchiCAD Library 10 Subset library as well as the current ArchiCAD Library. The Subset library contains the AC10 objects. The Subset library can be found in your ArchiCAD Migration Libraries folder. Note that in this folder is also the place for the migration
If you have upgraded your ArchiCAD STAR(T) version eg 2009 to 2011 and are opening your old version files make sure you migrate your Libraries. A Library Loading Report should prompt you to check your Library Manager If the Library Loading Report didn’t pop up the you can open the Library Manager from File >
When Migrating a Teamwork file, it is recommended to convert the project back to a Solo project, then migrate it to the new ArchiCAD version, upgrading any objects you may need to, and then re-share into a new Teamwork file in the new version file. Before you do any migration on any file save your
If you want to learn more about Migrating projects from older ArchiCAD versions to ArchiCAD 14, go to the Help menu > click on AC 14 Reference Guide (from Page# 71).
A TIP Sheet on Project Migration and Project Archiving. The tricks to successfully migrate projects from older versions and the steps to create an Archive of your current Project. Login to www.archicadselect.com > Resources > Tips to download this TIP Sheet. .