Posts Tagged ‘Module’

Save Selection as Module

29 July 2016 Soto 1 Comment
ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, ARCHICAD 20, Tip of the Day

You can save selections as a hotlinked module or just as a module. Just make a selection and go to File>External Content>Save Selection as Module


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Sending parts of a project

7 October 2015 Joshua Osborne 3 Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, Tip of the Day

Sometimes when you are working it is necessary to send parts of a project to someone – whether that is a customer, a consultant or ourselves for support.  Rather than send an entire file (.pln) it is often easier to send a module file (.mod). Module files do not carry all the attributes and data

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How to save only selected elements within ArchiCAD

21 August 2012 Jonathan Breen No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

You may want to send certain parts of your project to sub-contractors or support so they can inspect these without having to send your large PLN file containing everything. This can be done by saving a ‘Module from Clipboard’ To do this, select want you want to send (in this case Ive select a wall,

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Saving Single Story Modules

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

You can save out just a single story or a range of stories to Module files by hitting the Options button in the Save Plan dialog box. The Default value is All Stories, but you can change to just the Current Story or specify a Story Range. This is useful for saving out just the

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Editing a Module

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

You can right mouse click (CTRL + click for Mac) on a Hotlinked module in the 2D or 3D window to edit the module in a separate instance of ArchiCAD. If it doesn’t select, turn off Suspend Groups to ensure the module is selected as a single group.


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Saving selection as a Module

3 September 2010 Mark Horrocks 1 Comment
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

If you want to send a small part of your project, you can save it as a module file . Select the elements you want, copy them to your Clipboard, Ctrl+C (PC) or Command+C (Mac), then go File > Save as and choose the file type Module File from Clipboard. Note: If the selection contains elements that

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What is a module file (.mod)?

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

Module files are extremely small, in contrast with project files (.pln), and a thumbnail preview image is automatically created (Windows only), making them easy to organize, use and share. Module files are intended to save the model data but not the Section/Elevation information. Module files can be easily inserted or merged in an ArchiCAD plan

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