Posts Tagged ‘marker’

Display Section Markers on Relevant Stories

29 March 2017 Andrew Watson No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

If you set the Vertical Range of a section to be Limited, you can choose whether its symbol should only Show on Stories that are cut by the section. There are two options, you can show the symbol on stories that are Entirely included in the section’s vertical range, or also stories that are only

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Can’t find a Marker on plan?

22 December 2016 Joshua Osborne No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

How many times have you gone in to an old project looking for a Section, Elevation or Detail Marker and struggled to find it on plan? There is actually a very simple way to do this… right click in the Navigator (Project Map or View Map) on the Marker you are looking for and then click on the Select

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Prevent Section Markers Disappearing from Plan View

20 July 2015 Andrew Watson No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, Tip of the Day

If a section marker has disappeared from a plan view, it might be that you set the marker to Show on Stories that are Entirely in Range or Partly in Range. In this case, the markers will only show in plan view, on the stories through which the section cuts. If you adjust story heights,

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Remove the Kinks from your Sections

9 July 2015 Andrew Watson No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, Tip of the Day

If you added steps to a section line, you can remove them by dragging the vertical lines off the end of the section.


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Sections with Limited Vertical Extent

8 July 2015 Andrew Watson 1 Comment
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, Tip of the Day

Sections in ArchiCAD may have Infinite or Limited extent. If you choose a section to have Limited extent, you can display a limited part of the model in the section view. Otherwise all story levels will be displayed. To set limited extent for a section, select the marker in plan view and open its Settings

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Rotate or not rotate marker head

3 July 2015 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 18, Tip of the Day

When you rotate a view like explained in this old article: http://blog.cadimage.com/2012/10/rotate-orientation/ You may find that the marker head of the details placed in plan are rotating with the view. A simple way to allow the marker to rotate is to check the standard Detail Marker to rotate with the view checking this simple settings:


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How to find a Marker on a busy view

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

How many times have you gone in to an old project looking for a Section, Elevation or Detail Marker and struggled to find it on plan? There is actually a very simple way to do this… right click in the Navigator (Project Map or View Map) on the Marker you are looking for and then click on the Select

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Referencing Consultants drawings

25 June 2013 cadimage 1 Comment
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

Do you have situations where you might want to reference the same point of a building to both an Architectural detail drawn in ArhiCAD and a consultants drawings authored in another software package? Simply create your standard detail markers for your Architectural drawings, and then create an independent detail for the engineers details.  The trick

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Classifying details

10 May 2013 cadimage No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

Do you need to reference in details from different disciplines such as Structural, Mechanical, Electrical, Civil engineers? Do you want to be able to easily identify whose details are whose? Use different Marker Heads on your details to clearly identify different disciplines. Open the Marker Head tab in the detail settings, Use different shapes to

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How to find the Marker that created a Detail

28 September 2012 Mark Horrocks No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

To find the Source Marker that created your placed detail that appears on your Layout, go to the Layout and select the detail (drawing), right mouse click and choose Open Source View, Change the Navigator to the View Map and right mouse click on the Highlighted View, choose Select Detail marker on the Source View

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