Posts Tagged ‘element attributes’

What determines whether a material is transparent in Elevation?

26 November 2012 Jonathan Breen No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 16, Support, Tip of the Day

You will notice several different Glass materials in standard ArchiCAD For example Glass Clear appears transparent in 3D and Elevation (when transparency is turned on) But Glass-Blue is semi-transparent in 3D and not transparent in Elevation, yet Glass Dark is The setting that controls this is actually the Transmittance value of the material You can

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Making your whites whiter – Paint-01

19 November 2012 Jonathan Breen 1 Comment
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 16, Tip of the Day

Paint-01 is the default material for a lot of ArchiCAD elements however when viewing in 3D people have commented that it looks more like a dull grey The reason for this is lighting and shadows, very rarely do you get a pure white as it would be difficult to see in the 3D window However

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Hotlinks and Element Attributes

2 April 2012 James Service No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

When using Hotlinks in ArchiCAD it is important to keep your Element Attributes synchronised between your various files. Hotlinks can be solo pln files or Teamwork files or module files. The Hotlinking process is the same between all of the different file types. The area where issues can occur in Hotlink projects is when new

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