ArchiCADs pen functions

8 September 2014 Jonathan Breen No Comments
ArchiCAD 18, Tip of the Day

As part of the ArchiCAD 18 NZE Template document we have labelled every pen in the ArchiCAD Pen Set on pages 30-32

This is an extremely useful guide on the pens & may help make sense of the organisation & purpose of the Pens.

The Pen set is broken down to 3 sections:

penstructure

The Modelling pens are used the majority of the time & are structured like so:

modellingpens

The Building Material pens helped simplify things by taking 7 pens for a tool down to just 2 effectively:

bmpens

Then the New Zealand drafting pens help with performing tasks we do quite often like set line weights, colour pens & grayscales:

nzpens

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