Posts Tagged ‘pen’

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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Roof covering view attributes in a different story

9 May 2014 Soto 1 Comment
ArchiCAD 16, ArchiCAD 17, Coverings, Tip of the Day

If you are in ArchiCAD 16 or 17, you can  edit manually the view attributes for the roof covering to each story level, that can be enabled it in the Parameters: Roof covering settings>Parameters>Display options>Use same pens for all views> Now you can change the attributes for the home story, the stories below, 3d, and

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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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