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
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
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,
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
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.
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
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