If you wish to label the ID or other properties of Doors and Windows in an elevation in ArchiCAD 19 there is a new method. First of all make sure that the label placement method is set to Associated, see article below Associated vs Independent Labels (ARCHICAD 19) Then go to the Label tool in
If you are placing dimensions in your section/elevation, you may have to change the default settings for the dimension tool to use the right ‘Elevation dimension’ symbol. Go to the default settings from the Toolbox>Document>double click Dimension Under Type and Font select the Elevation Dimension:
If you have walls with different angles, sometimes you will want to see the grids in your Elevation/Section. If the grids are not perpendicular to the Elevation line, the grids won’t show at first instance. Now, you can go to the Elevation/Section settings > Grid Tool and select ‘Show non perpendicular Grid Elements’.
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
The Cadimage Cutout Plants have a 3D cutout of the plant which looks great in elevation, as long as the plant is facing the right way. To get the same plants to show the correct way in different elevations, set the plants to align to view. Then for each elevation click Get view angle in
You can move the elevation Marker Head independantly of the elevation line. Select the elevation line, click the black hotspot in the center of the marker head, from the Pet Palette select Move Elevation Marker and choose your new position.
Create Coloured elevations with one click. Within the Elevation Settings > UNCUT ELEMENTS > Fill Uncut Surfaces with: use the pullout menu to the right and select Own Material Colours (Shaded)
To change the line type of your Story Levels in Section/ Elevation, open the Section/ Elevation Settings and within Story Levels select your new line type from the pull-out list.
To turn off the plan display of your elevation range (and leave only the marker) go to View > On-Screen View Options and uncheck Marker Range.