Posts Tagged ‘pen’

Roof covering view attributes in a different story

16 August 2017 Soto 1 Comment
ArchiCAD 16, ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 19, ARCHICAD 20, Coverings, Tip of the Day

If you want to control the display of Roof Covering in plan, you just have to go to the Covering Settings- Display Settings Under Symbol, there are the options: H- Means Home Story A- Means Above Story B- Means Below Story         If you are in ArchiCAD 16 or 17, you can

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Display current Pen Set colours

11 November 2014 Mark Horrocks 2 Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

The Pens and Colors object in the ArchiCAD Library allows you to place an object that displays your current Pen Sets colours, this allows you to print these as an office pen chart or as a printer check. Go to the Objects Tool and search for Pens, the object is called Pens and Colors (not

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Where are the electrical pens?

11 April 2014 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD 17, Electrical, Tip of the Day

Changing the pens for your electrical symbols and wiring shouldn’t be a manual practice object by object, but rather a change that can be done in your pen set.


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Add custom colors to the color pallete

10 February 2014 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD 14, ArchiCAD 15, ArchiCAD 16, ArchiCAD 17, Tip of the Day

If you are editing a surface color or a pen, you may want to have a range of custom colors in the palette. You must select the custom pen box and then edit it, finally click ‘add to custom colors’      


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Pen sets

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

If you want to see the Pen sets available in the current project, go to Options>Element Attributes>Pens & Colors (Model Views)… or  go to Document>Pen Sets


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