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Save Selection as Module

29 July 2016 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, ARCHICAD 20, Tip of the Day

You can save selections as a hotlinked module or just as a module.

Just make a selection and go to File>External Content>Save Selection as Module

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Hotlinking files in 6 simple steps

27 July 2016 Scylla de Magalhaes No Comments
ArchiCAD

  Open two copies of ArchiCAD. In the first copy open the project you are currently working on. In the second copy of ArchiCAD create a new blank file, and name it i.e. ‘hotlink_library.pln’. Import all modules you might need into a ‘hotlink_library.pln’ file. Now whenever you want to place a hotlink module (i.e. a

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Quick Key Tuesday – Crop Elements to Single-plane Roof

26 July 2016 Gareth No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

Have a wall extending past your single plane roof? WIN: Ctrl + 0 MAC: Command + 0 Will trim the wall to the roof. Select how you want to crop, select the element type then click Crop. http://helpcenter.graphisoft.com/guides/archicad-18/archicad-18-int-reference-guide/elements-of-the-virtual-building/construction-elements/roofs/crop-elements-to-single-plane-roof/


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Edit Rail posts

25 July 2016 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, ARCHICAD 20

If you are using the Cadimage Timber Railing tool, you can easily edit the position of the balusters if you click the Edit Component button    


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File Compression

22 July 2016 Scylla de Magalhaes No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

When saving certain file types from ArchiCAD (.pln, .tpl, .pla, .mod), the Options button in the Save dialog box presents you with the option to “Compress file.” his option is enabled by default, and is recommended in most cases, since file compression reduces file size considerably (by 60-70%). Using this option also increases download speed

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Layouting Profile

21 July 2016 Scylla de Magalhaes No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

The Layouting Profile places commonly used layout-related and publishing commands within reach. The Layout Book menu now appears, the Toolbox is minimized to show only the Documenting tools, and the Navigator/Organizer is located at the left edge of the screen. Two specialized toolbars are now visible: “Layouts & Drawings”, and “Standard for Layouting”.



Visualization Profile

20 July 2016 Scylla de Magalhaes No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

The Visualization Profile is useful when you reach the stage of setting up and creating output from 3D images, such as Fly-Throughs and PhotoRenderings. The 3D Visualization menu now appears, so thatall commands related to the 3D window, 3D navigation and 3D output are collected in a single menu. The 3D Visualization toolbar provides quick

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Quick Key Tuesday – up / down a story

19 July 2016 Gareth No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

Quickly navigate up and down your projects stories: MAC: Command + up arrow / Command + down arrow WIN: Control + up arrow / Control + down arrow


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Visualization Profile

18 July 2016 Scylla de Magalhaes No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

The Visualization Profile is useful when you reach the stage of setting up and creating output from 3D images, such as Fly-Throughs and PhotoRenderings. The 3D Visualization menu now appears, so that all commands related to the 3D window, 3D navigation and 3D output are collected in a single menu. The 3D Visualization toolbar provides

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How to transfer a software key from one computer to another

18 July 2016 Scylla de Magalhaes No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

On the computer where you have been using your software license: Open the License Manager Tool Select the License with a computer icon in front of the license number. Click on ‘Upload’ This will move your license from your computer to the Company License Pool In the other computer where you wish to use your

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