Posts Tagged ‘color’

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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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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Display current Pen Set colours

11 November 2014 Mark Horrocks 2 Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

The Pens and Colors object in the ArchiCAD Library allows you to place an object that displays your current Pen Sets colours, this allows you to print these as an office pen chart or as a printer check. Go to the Objects Tool and search for Pens, the object is called Pens and Colors (not

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Crete a composite colour with CineRender

10 September 2014 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD 16, ArchiCAD 17, Tip of the Day

If you are using CineRender in ArchiCAD 18, you may start a new material from an existing one. You can have a complex colour with different layers. Click the button under Texture and choose Layer.   Once in the Layer, you can click the Add Shader button and add as many shader types to create

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Emphasise what is important

14 August 2013 cadimage 5 Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

Generally when we are creating renderings what we are trying to create is the concept of the design.  And lets face it, most of our clients when presented with a design will make comments about the colour schemes or the type of furniture.  I have found that a good way of dealing with this is

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Making a Zone Legend

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

If you are using zones and wanting to make a Zone Legend, you will find that the colors for the the zones are not available from the standard pen sets. To get around this, simply place and additional zone with the correct color.  We can not leave this Zone as it is, as this will

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Cut colouring

28 May 2010 James Service No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

Often it is useful to show a marque of an area of a model in order to better explain the project. Changing the colour of the elemnts that have been cut can also help in this explanation. The cut colour is defined in View > Elements in 3D View > 3D Cutting Planes


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Resene Colours for ArchiCAD

18 May 2010 Mark Horrocks No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

Resene colours can be quickly and easily added to your ArchiCAD project using ArchiCAD’s Attribute Manager. Once loaded the Resene colours can be added to your ArchiCAD project and can be applied to any wall, floor, beam or object etc – an ideal way to show your clients how selected Resene colours will affect the

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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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Marquee Edge colour

5 March 2010 Mark Horrocks No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

To set the Edge Fill material for marquee cut surfaces go to View > Elements in 3D view > 3D cutting planes, and set the colour.  In the example the cut edges will now use Paint 06 (red).  Note:  if you are already in your 3D Marquee view, you will need to Rebuild the View.


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