ARCHICAD 19 onwards now allow you to hide a label with its associated element. By ticking the option in Label Selection Settings, the Label will automatically be hidden when you hide the layer where the element has been placed.
Background Updating was introduced in ArchiCAD 19 – but what is it? It is actually pretty smart and one of the things that make ArchiCAD faster than previous versions. Background Updating is when ArchiCAD uses the spare unused capacity from the processor(s) to generate background information such as the 3D model and associated data –
The Shortcut key to Fit in Window (Zoom to Extents) is Ctrl+’ (for PC) or Command+’ (for Mac) OR you can hit the icon above the Status Bar OR you can simply double click on your mouse wheel.
To Drag Multiple Copies of an element, select it and activate the Drag command Ctrl + D (PC) or Command + D (Mac) then use the multiple copy shortcut key; Ctrl + Alt (PC) or Command + Alt (Mac). You should see two small plus icons ‘++‘ next to your cursor. Now anywhere you click on
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
Ever used the function keys on a mac with ARCHICAD? Don’t have one of those brand new macs with the touch bar? Most mac users disable the function keys when using ARCHICAD losing the media function keys (F7, F8, F9, F10, F11, F12) Or they leave it on and press the FN key with the
It’s important to develop good habits for saving and backing up your work as you go along, as well as periodically migrating projects from older versions of ArchiCAD to the current one. This will help you to avoid data loss or any loss of work, from day to day or over the long term. Most
In NZ, Monday 4th June is a Public Holiday (Queens Birthday) Support queries can be logged during this time, and we will respond when we reopen on Tuesday. You may find the answer to your question via one of the many support resources we have available: – Knowledge Base: http://www.cadimage.com/Support/KnowledgeBase – Look through the Forum articles: http://www.cadimage.com/Support/Forums – View the ‘How To’ movies: https://www.youtube.com/CadimageTools
Want to test your knowledge of ARCHICAD? Want to know the areas where you or your staff could improve? Graphisoft has a 50 question, multi-choice online test for ARCHICAD https://www.graphisoft.com/learning/online_certification/ Hall of Fame ARCHICAD 21 ARCHICAD 20 , ARCHICAD 19 We have a New Zealand user (Jesse Duncum) currently sitting in 21st spot. Let’s get a few more Cadimage Tool & Kiwi users on the hall of