Posts Tagged ‘Detail’

Where is the Text in my Detail Drawings?

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

Have you noticed that the text is missing from the Detail Drawings you create? This is because ArchiCAD it will not show text by default in newly created Detail Drawings.  This can be changed.  If you would like Text to be copied across from the view, simply un-check the Copy construction elements only option…


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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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Referencing Consultants drawings

25 June 2013 cadimage 1 Comment
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

Do you have situations where you might want to reference the same point of a building to both an Architectural detail drawn in ArhiCAD and a consultants drawings authored in another software package? Simply create your standard detail markers for your Architectural drawings, and then create an independent detail for the engineers details.  The trick

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Section within a Section

20 April 2011 James Service No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

If you are following the Location Assembly Component Schedule drawing methodology or any other system eg; CI/sfb  you will come across the need to create a Section with in a Section. For example you have a 1:100 or 1:50 Section through the building but need to produce an enlarged part Section at 1:25 or 1:20 a

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Object Detail Level

3 February 2011 Joshua Osborne No Comments
Cadimage, Tip of the Day

When using the Cadimage Tools objects you have the ability to set the Detail Level. This can lower the Polygon Count in your 3D views. It can be set in the individual objects, within the Appearance tab, or can be overridden in the Model View Options – Cadimage Global Settings.


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