Posts Tagged ‘Line’

Uniform Settings for Line Tools

10 July 2017 cadimage No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

The Uniform Settings for Line Tools checkbox allows you to apply the settings made in this dialog box to all line-type tools :  Line, Arc/Circle, Spline, Polyline. With the Uniform Settings for Line Tools ticked when you go to Line, Arc/Circle, Spline or Polyline settings dialog box same settings will be used as defaults.  This

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Linework Consolidation

24 April 2017 Mark Horrocks No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

To clean up your 2D linework, select all the lines, go to Edit > Reshape > Linework Consolidation. . . This activates the Linework Consolidation Wizard which takes you through steps to clean up your 2D lines.  Very handy for cleaning up imported 2D Details or Survey Drawings.


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Walls & Beams Reference Lines

13 March 2017 Haritha Achyutuni No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

If you want to toggle between displaying walls and beams with their reference lines , go to View >On-Screen View Options and click on Walls & Beams Reference Lines.


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Zone boundaries with open plan spaces

28 February 2013 Jonathan Breen No Comments
ArchiCAD, Support, Tip of the Day

The best method to place zones is the Inner Edge method This means the zone ‘connects’ with all its bounding elements So if you update or move the walls, a simple Update Zones command will update all the zones according to the new boundaries One issue you may encounter is open plan spaces where one space

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Uniform Settings for Line Tools

14 September 2010 Mark Horrocks No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

If you want all the Line Tools to use the same lines (i.e. the same line that you just used) open the default settings and tick Uniform Settings for Line Tools. Now if you set the line to dashed and Pen 65, and go to the Ployline or Arc, the line type will be dashed

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