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
Editing a morph may require to hover, click and drag an edge or face of a morph, the edit pet palette may display a variety of options like push/pull (extrusion). That pet palette display may get simplified with less options if you go to command menu View>On Screen View options>Hidden morph geometry
In ARCHICAD 20, with the new changes to the interface, you will notice that the small icon to the left of layers in Info Box is no longer showing To Access this settings, you can either go to Edit > Element Settings and select it from there or you can use a quick key
If you are using the Cadimage Timber Railing tool, you can easily edit the position of the balusters if you click the Edit Component button
To edit the content of a Keynote (Key, Title, Spec or Description), select the Keynote you want to change and edit the fields in Keynote Editing shown below: Any changes made to the fields are automatically saved to the database. However, if any of the keynotes have already been placed as Labels, you will need to
If you want to edit the Composite Settings quickly, select one element (Wall, Roof, Slab) then right click and choose Edit Selected Composite…
I’m sure we’ve all had surveyors send us wonderful topographical plans with contour height labels in the middle! The frustrating thing about his obviously being that you can’t just simply magic wand on the contour line and get 1 continuous spline or polyline. Fortunately the good folks at Graphisoft have understood this frustration and given
The Shortcut for the “Hammer Tool” Edit Selection Set is Command+Option+T (Mac) or Ctrl+Shift+T (PC), handy when changing lots of elements settings such at details.
If you want to move some elements which are on different layers, onto the same layer. Be on the Arrow Tool, select all the elements, in the Info box there is Hammer icon (Edit Selection Set) click on this icon and change the layer within the new dialog box.