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 place a Cadimage Cabinet, the plan view display might show the ID for the object (this depends on your project defaults). You can control the ID display with Model View Options: go to Document>Set Model View>Model View Options>Cadimage Cabinets (1)>Plan View Label (2) Turn off the ID by selecting Plan View Labels then Label Content (3)
When you are saving Doors or Windows as a favourite, you may want to save them with a custom ID, as a default the ID is not saved to the ‘Favorite’ palette. Go to the command menu Options> Palettes>Favorites Click in the little arrow to the right and go to ‘Favorite Preferences’ Unckeck the ID>
When you place an element in ArchiCAD, specially Doors and Windows, as a default, the ID will continue a sequence of numbers. You can deactivate this feature if you go to the menu Options>Work Environment>More Options>Assign New Element ID to Each New Element.
If you place a Cadimage Cabinet, the plan view will display the ID for the object. You can control the ID display with MVO. Go to Document>Set Model View>Model View Options>Cadimage Cabinets>Plan View Label Turn off the ID by selecting Label Content: None c
Door and Window ID’s these can either be Markers in plan or Cadimage ID Labels in Elevation or Section. Both methods require that Markers be displayed in the Model View options Document > Set Model View > Model View Options if you are using a standard template then 03 Building Plans Markers will display them.
As with everything in ArchiCAD, walls have the ability to to have a unique identification label once we have checked that all the walls have unique ID’s, we can use the label tool to label each wall, effectively creating a wall set out plan for our builders.
If you are using Cadimage Tools Doors+Windows you can Label your Windows and Doors in Elevation, as well as plan. Open the Label Tool, select Window Tool and set it to use the Cadimage ID Label. Now in your elevation, select the windows, open their settings and within the Listing and Labeling section tick Label
If you are using the Cadimage DW Marker to show Window or Door dimensions in your floor plan, you can turn off the display of the IDs if you don’t want to see them. Just go into the settings for the Doors or Windows, go to the Cadimage Door & Window Marker page, select Door
You can exclude a layout from the sequential layout ID numbering by going into the Layout Settings and ticking the Do Not include this Layout in ID sequence box. This is particularly useful for indexes, which you don’t want offsetting your layout numbers.