Posts Tagged ‘Lock’

Lock your Grid Layer

7 November 2016 Mark Horrocks No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

When you have finished creating your Grids, Lock the Layer in ALL your Layer Combinations, which will make it very difficult to accidentally edit its position.


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Direction locking

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

Holding the Shift key when placing an element locks the direction, but you can also force hold a specific Angle or X or Y coordinate value. Hit Alt+A, Alt+X or Alt+Y whilst placing the element.


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Locking layers

28 July 2009 Haritha Achyutuni No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

You can lock a Layer to prevent its contents from accidental modification by bringing up the Layer Settings dialog box Ctrl+l (PC), Command+l (MAC) and clicking on the lock icon to lock  the layer. If a Layer is locked, the elements on it cannot be edited or deleted. Note: No new elements can placed on

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