Create your own Electrical plates

21 May 2014 Jonathan Breen 1 Comment
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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