Posts Tagged ‘library manager’

Quickly add Libraries…

20 April 2015 Joshua Osborne No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 18, Tip of the Day

If you have loaded a Library to a recent project in ArchiCAD, you can quickly add this to the current project too. In the Library Manager, go to the pull down button next to Add… 


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Are you using all those libraries?

30 May 2013 Jonathan Breen No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 16, Support, Tip of the Day

A lot of people will load all available libraries to ensure they have everything when designing a building. We have raised the issue it can cause with duplicates but one other issue it can cause is slow load up times. With each library it has to load all of the objects & this can go

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Where are the libraries stored?

23 May 2013 Jonathan Breen No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 16, Support, Tip of the Day

Some users of ArchiCAD may be unaware of where the objects they are loading are coming from. It can be even more confusing with office libraries being used from a server. There is an easy way to find out where the library is located to allow you to maintain these file location. If you go

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Why am I getting a library loading report?

12 April 2013 Jonathan Breen 3 Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 16, General, How To, Support, Tip of the Day

A lot of people will get the library loading report when they open a project & constantly find themselves having to hit the little close button to get rid of it So why are you getting it? Basically there are 2 main types of problems that occur when you get a library loading report: Some

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What’s the first thing I should do in ArchiCAD 16?

20 July 2012 James Service 8 Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 16, Support, Tip of the Day, Tools

Despite the obvious appeal of having a play with the Morph Tool in ArchiCAD 16 the first thing you will probably do is open a project from an older version. Make sure you open the Library Manager once the Project has loaded and Consolidate your Libraries. File > Libraries and Objects  > Library Manager


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Library management – keep it simple

28 March 2012 Mark Horrocks 2 Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

Loading libraries in ArchiCAD should not be difficuilt. On a new project simply ONLY load the library of the version your are running, i.e in ArchiCAD 15 load the ArchiCAD Library 15.  If you have Cadimage Add-Ons loaded, as the libraries for these Tools are installed into the ArchiCAD Library 15, these will be automatically

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Library Manager

25 January 2010 Mark Horrocks No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

You can go directly to the Library Manager from within some of the ToolBox Tool dialogs (Door, Window, Skylight, Stair, Object, Detail Element).  This means if you are looking for a specific object, and find that it is not loaded, you can quickly open the Library Manager and load it.  Once you have finished with the

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Library Manager-History tab

16 September 2009 Haritha Achyutuni No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

History tab of the Library Manager dialog box displays the list of Library folders,Library Parts recently accessed.If you highlight an item, its location is displayed in the Path field.


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