The Work Environment gives you the option to hide locked layers in Pop-Up Up Palettes. This means if hidden layers are locked in your Layer Combination’s You get nice short layer lists when working in the View Map.
If you know you’ve added something but now can’t see it, you have most likely placed it on a layer that is now not showing. If you turn on ALL layers, you will be able to see it, then select it and place it on the correct layer. The shortcut key to bring up the
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
When you place a DWG or DXF as a Linked Drawing (from File> External Content> Place External Drawing…) you can control the visibility of its layers. Select the Embedded Drawing and go to its settings: In the Properties Panel, click on Drawing’s own Layers to switch layers on or off.
The easiest way to check what layer is being used is by selecting the element and looking at the Layer field in the Infobox…
Layers in ArchiCAD can be sorted by name, extension or status by clicking on any of the column headers… but did you know that you can also use the pop-up menu next to the funnel? Here you can choose to: Show all layers – hopefully this is self explanatory! Hide Xref layers – helps to tidy up
The Active Layer command is an easy way of placing all your new elements on a single layer, rather than using ArchiCAD’s default layer set-up. Choose Document > Layers > Layer Extras > Active Layer from the menu and choose the One Active Layer for all Element Types option from the appearing palette. The Layer
Layers in ArchiCAD can be sorted by name, extension or status by clicking on any of the column headers… but did you know that you can also use the pop-up menu next to the funnel? Here you can choose to: Show all layers – hopefully this is self explanatory! Hide Xref layers – helps
The Layer Extras submenu (under Document>Layers) has lots of handy shortcuts to do things like hiding or locking all layers, or on just the layers of selected items.
The ArchiCAD Master Only layer is created by Cadimage Revisions or Cadimage Keynotes. It is a layer that is hidden for all views except for Master Layouts, so allows for information to be added to the Master Layout without it appearing on all of your layouts. Cadimage Revisions and Cadimage Keynotes use this approach so