Posts Tagged ‘attributes’

Transfer Attributes from file to file

9 March 2015 Joshua Osborne 1 Comment
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 16, ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 18, Tip of the Day

Most tools in ArchiCAD rely on Attributes. Attributes include Pens, Line types, Fills, Surfaces and so on. All attributes that already exist are managed by the Attribute Manager. Over time and as you become more experienced with ArchiCAD you will begin to create your own attributes; more than likely you are already in the form of

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Roof covering view attributes in a different story

9 May 2014 Soto 1 Comment
ArchiCAD 16, ArchiCAD 17, Coverings, Tip of the Day

If you are in ArchiCAD 16 or 17, you can  edit manually the view attributes for the roof covering to each story level, that can be enabled it in the Parameters: Roof covering settings>Parameters>Display options>Use same pens for all views> Now you can change the attributes for the home story, the stories below, 3d, and

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Using the Attribute Manager in the Migration Process

4 October 2013 cadimage 1 Comment
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

Frequently after a new release we get people contacting our support team saying that things are not working correctly in their new version of ArchiCAD.  Normally this is due to the migration process, or more accurately, lack of migration process. Quite often migrating a project from one version to another is not as simple as

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Attribute Transfer

9 May 2012 Joshua Osborne No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 17, Tip of the Day

Most tools in ArchiCAD rely on Attributes. Attributes include Pens, Building Materials, Line types, Fills, Surfaces and so on. All attributes that already exist are managed by the Attribute Manager. Over time and as you become more experienced with ArchiCAD you will begin to create your own attributes; more than likely you are already in

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Hotlinks and Element Attributes

2 April 2012 James Service No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

When using Hotlinks in ArchiCAD it is important to keep your Element Attributes synchronised between your various files. Hotlinks can be solo pln files or Teamwork files or module files. The Hotlinking process is the same between all of the different file types. The area where issues can occur in Hotlink projects is when new

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Importing V15 Pensets in Migrated Projects

31 August 2011 Joshua Osborne No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

With the introduction of the Renovation Filters in ArchiCAD 15, we added a couple of new pens to the NZ Default template’s pen-set. If you’re migrating a project from ArchiCAD 14 or earlier though, you won’t have this new pen-set. You could add the new pens yourself, or take the easy way and just import

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