Posts Tagged ‘boundary’

Save yourself time with the Detail and Worksheet Boundary

12 February 2015 Joshua Osborne No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 16, ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 18, Tip of the Day

How often do you create a Detail or Worksheet and then find you have to delete the boundary that appears?  And then again each time the view updates!  Personally, I do it a lot until I remember to go and turn the function off in the Work Environment! If you want to do the same,

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Rotating a Site

22 November 2013 cadimage No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

If you have used Cadimage Sites + Massing to create Boundaries around your site, the Cadimage Boundary objects Calculate their bearing based on Project North. So if you are planning on Rotating your Site, you need to update Project North at the same time. Cadimage Sites + Massing has an easy way of doing this.

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Entering degrees, minutes, seconds for boundaries

30 November 2010 Mark Horrocks No Comments
Cadimage, Sites+Massing, Tip of the Day

When needing to input degrees, minutes & seconds for Site Boundaries, go to Options > Project Preferences > Working Units & Levels… and change the Angle Unit to degrees, minutes, seconds. When inputing your angles, use the Space key between each unit.  Don’t forget to change back to decimal after you have placed your boundaries.

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Boundary object defaults & presets

25 November 2010 Mark Horrocks No Comments
Cadimage, Sites+Massing, Tip of the Day

If you know your town planning boundary heights and angles, you can set these as your defaults before you place the Cadimage Boundary objects, ArchiCAD will then use the appropriate setbacks for you boundaries. Within the Selection Settings of the Boundary Object go to Defaults, hit the Custom Settings bar at the top and choose

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Turn off Boundary Data

8 October 2010 Mark Horrocks 1 Comment
Cadimage, Tip of the Day

If you want to turn off the info shown on the Cadimage Boundary Object (boundary height & daylight angle). Open the Cadimage Boundary Custom Settings, go to Appearance and un-tick Show Boundary Data? To completely remove all the text un-tick Show Text? as well.


Boundary information

19 July 2010 Mark Horrocks No Comments
Tip of the Day

When using the Cadimage Sites + Massing –  Boundary Object, you can turn off the Boundary Height and Daylight Angle information and leave just the Bounday Dimensions.  Go to the Object Selection Settings, within Appearance, untick Show Boundary Data?