CAD standards is a hot topic and with software evolving they have to adapt to work well with the new automated systems to improve your workflow.
The ArchiCAD 18 NZE Template document included with your ArchiCAD 18 under Help>ArchiCAD 18 NZE Template can easily create the basis of your CAD Standards.
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It was great to see the Auckland ArchiCAD User Group up and going again! We’d a great attendance last night and opened up our facilities for everyone to use. Lots of talk of ArchiCAD 18 and how the new features are going to make a real difference in the workplace. If you are interested in
If you wish to create a ramp, you can draw in plan view the shape of the ramp using the FILL tool, then draw in the center of the ramp a reference line (using the LINE tool) that indicates the starting point and the end point of the slope of the ramp. Select the fill
You can get the Pet Pallete out of your way by simply change the setting to ‘Jump to Preferred Location’ in your work environment.
When you have finished creating your Grids, Lock the Layer in ALL your Layer Combinations, which will make it very difficult to accidentally edit its position.
Have you recently installed ArchiCAD 18 and wondered where the Quick Options palette has gone? In default Work Environments provided by Graphisoft, the Quick Options palette is normally hidden. The quickets way to view the palette is to use the shortcut button located in the bottom left corner of your drawing window (Plan, 3D, Elevation etc)…
With ArchiCAD 18 we have written a full document explaining the entire features of the NZE Template. This lists all of the different settings set, reasons behind them & the result to give you a full idea behind the template. This document is included with your ArchiCAD 18 disc and can be found under the
You know already that you can download Cadimage objects from BIM Components portal. Once the objects is embedded, it can be placed in an empty ArchiCAD file, if you go to the 3d view, the file can be saved as an Artlantis file (.atla). If the file has been saved,
You may know about the Roof thickness is usually a parallel dimension related of the roof angle. However, if you want to enter the roof thickness as a vertical dimension, if the roof is a simple roof, you can open the settings and click the option to the right and assign the dimension to be
If you can’t live without the style of a Mac Magic Mouse, but still want to be productive using ArchiCAD, you can add two features. First enable the ‘Right-Click’. To do this open up the Mouse Settings, and tick the Secondary Click ON. Then, most importantly you’ll need to activate the ‘Wheel Click’. To do this