Posts Tagged ‘hotlink’

AC21 IFC Hotlink

31 October 2017 Gareth Morgan No Comments
ARCHICAD 21, ifc, Tip of the Day

In ARCHICAD 21 the IFC can be inserted into the file direct from the Hotlinking dialog.


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Automatically Check Status of All Hotlinks in Hotlink Manager in ARCHICAD 20

21 November 2016 Scylla de Magalhaes No Comments
ARCHICAD 20, Tip of the Day

In Work Environment, under Data Safety & Integrity, you have this option: Automatically Check Status of All Hotlinks in Hotlink Manager. It is checked by default. In projects with many hotlinks, the auto-check process might slow things down. In this case, uncheck this option.


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Moving Hotlinks

14 May 2012 Mark Horrocks No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

With Hotlink modules placed into your Project, to move and rotate them, the Suspend Groups feature needs to be turned off.  Do this by going toEdit > Grouping and un-highlight Suspend Groups, or un-highlight the Suspend Groups icon witthin the Standard Toolbar. Now the inserted hotlinks will be able to be moved and rotated freely.


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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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Hotlink Master Layer

19 October 2011 James Service No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

The Hotlink feature in ArchiCAD is a powerful design tool to enable the use of repetitive elements (e.g. repeated apartment fit outs) and or design options. Key to the Hotlinking function is the Hotlink Master Layer, this is defined when placing the Hotlink, you need to ensure that this layer is visible in all layer

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Hotlink hierarchy

21 February 2011 Mark Horrocks No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

The Hotlink Manager has the ability to display the Hotlink hierarchy in a browser window. This is a great reference to show you the location and status of all hotlinks, as well as their relationships to each other.


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Editing Hotlinks

14 January 2011 Mark Horrocks No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

From within the ArchiCAD Hotlink Manager you can select a Hotlink and click to Open in Seperate ArchiCAD session, make your changes, save, and update changes back into original project.


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