Posts Tagged ‘Library’

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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Flipping through Library parts.

20 October 2010 Mark Horrocks No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

You can quickly flip through library parts in the object tool by clicking on the Next and Previous Library Part buttons in the Preview and Positioning pane.


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Library Loading Report

24 March 2010 Mark Horrocks 2 Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

To open the Library Loading Report dialog, go to Window>Palettes> Library Loading Report NOTE: This should always be empty as shown above – No Missing parts & No Duplicate parts.


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ArchiCAD 13 Library Update

19 January 2010 Mark Horrocks 4 Comments
ArchiCAD, News

There is a new New Zealand Library for ArchiCAD 13 (Build 3447.77)  To download this go to your Help menu and click on Check for Updates.  Please read the release notes before installing. Click here for Release Notes.


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Library Parts

22 December 2009 Haritha Achyutuni No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

You can quickly flip through library parts in the object tool by clicking on the Next and Previous Library Part buttons in the Preview and Positioning  as show below:


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Lost Custom Objects

12 October 2009 Jason Bishop No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

If you have saved out a custom object but cannot find it through your Object Tool, double check you hadn’t accidentally saved it as a Window or Door by either saving it again or opening the Window/Door Tool and looking for other Doors/Windows.


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Select Object Library for AC13

5 October 2009 Mark Horrocks No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

The Select Object Library (NZ Users only) is ready for download from ARCHICADselect.com > Local Resources. NOTE: As some objects now reside within actual Tools, Cabinet Builder & Landscaping, the ARCHICADselectV13 folder has fewer objects which assumes you have these other Tools loaded.


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Portable company Libraries

8 September 2009 Andrew Ecker No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

Library container files (with .lcf extension) are a great way to transport and load your company or project based libraries using a single file format. Use File > Libraries and Objects > Create Container, but be careful since this will create a container of all attached libraries – so detach the standard libraries first !


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Finding Library Parts

26 August 2009 Mark Horrocks No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

If your not sure which Folder a specific object (library part) is hiding, you can search through all the loaded libraries by clicking on Folder View in the Settings Dialog, and changing to Find Library Parts


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Finding Library Objects

3 July 2009 Mark Horrocks No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

Use the Find Library Parts field under the Folder View drop down menu to search all loaded libraries for specific objects, by typing in a Keyword: and hitting the Find button.


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