Create your own Electrical plates

21 May 2014 Jonathan Breen No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 17, Electrical, Tip of the Day

We have continued to improve the Electrical tool since its release just over a year ago.

While we tried to include all common combinations of Wall Plates for all countries there was of course quite a few requests, realising we wouldnt meet demand we have made improvements and documentation to create your own wall plate from within ArchiCAD.

You simply select a wall plate, then go to File>Libraries & Objects>Open Object

There you make modifications using the setup interface which is easier to use , first setting the sizes:

Then setting the components within the wall plate:

then ‘Save as’ a new object & it will be available to use with the Electrical tool.

You can read the full instructions here: http://www.cadimage.com/support/knowledgebase/electrical/create-a-new-wall-plate-1213

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