Posts Tagged ‘background’

Grid Display and the Editing Plane

28 June 2017 cadimage No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

One of the questions I get asked frequently while training people and on the support desk is how to turn off the Editing Plane and how to change the Grid display.  These are both quite simple things to rectify. To turn off the Editing Plane display, go to the View Menu and simply click on

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Background fill for Doors and Windows

27 April 2017 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, ARCHICAD 20, Doors+Windows, Tip of the Day

Find the Cadimage Door or Window opening background here: For ARCHICAD 20     For ArchiCAD 18 and 19  


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Changing the ARCHICAD background colour

10 March 2017 Mark Horrocks No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

To change the background colour of your Work Environment go to View> Grid & Editing Plane Options > Grids and Backgrounds, double click on the existing background colour and chose a new one, click OK, then OK again.


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AC20 – Cadimage Door & Window Background Fill

28 September 2016 Gareth Morgan No Comments
ARCHICAD 20, Doors+Windows, Tip of the Day

To set the background fill and pen colour for a Cadimage Door or Window. Open the Settings dialog, and in the Wall Opening Symbol page, change the Background Fill settings. Set the fill type and pens.


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White fills appearing as grey

5 November 2015 Jason Bishop No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, Tip of the Day

White fills appearing in plan as grey are controlled via the Options> Work Environment> On Screen Options and uncheck the Automatic Pen Colour Visibility Adjustment for Model Views.


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Set the Background Fill of a Cadimage Window

11 August 2015 Andrew Watson No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, Doors+Windows, Tip of the Day

To set the background fill of a Cadimage Door or Window, open the Settings dialog and go to Window > Wall Opening. Expand the Background Fill in Plan View settings, and choose a fill type and pens.


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Cadimage Window Background Fill

27 July 2015 Andrew Watson No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 19, Doors+Windows, Tip of the Day

To set the background fill and pen colour for a Cadimage window, open the Settings dialog, and on the Window > Wall Opening page, expand the Background Fill in Plan View settings. Set the fill type and pens.


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Setting up a nudge

13 June 2013 cadimage No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

A quick way to move elements on the screen is to nudge them. Select one or more placed elements, and then while holding down your Shift key, simply use your arrow keys (Left/Right/Up/Down) to move the object in the chosen direction. The distance the object/s move is set in the Girds & Backgrounds dialog box

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Background color of the 3D Window

27 April 2010 Haritha Achyutuni No Comments
Tip of the Day

If you want to change the background color of the 3D Window, go to View > 3D View Mode > 3D Window Settings. Double-click the color field to choose another color from the pop-up palette.


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Plain Background

17 July 2009 Mark Horrocks No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

To turn OFF the background Grid Lines goto the View Pulldown menu and un-check Grid Display


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