Posts Tagged ‘Pens’

Roof covering view attributes in a different story

16 August 2017 Soto 2 Comments
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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Compare screen to paper colours

19 October 2015 Joshua Osborne 1 Comment
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, Tip of the Day

Have you ever found the colours on screen don’t look quite like the colours you output on paper?  Well, without going in to display configuration, a simple thing you can do is use this simple Object and print a version of your pen palette so you know what the colours will be like on your device(s).

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Compare screen colour with printed colour…

11 May 2015 Joshua Osborne No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 16, ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 18, Tip of the Day

Have you ever found the colours on screen don’t look quite like the colours you output on paper?  Well, without going in to display configuration, a simple thing you can do is use this great Object and print a version of your pen palette so you know what the colours will be like on your

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Printing Pen Sets & Print settings

15 September 2014 Jonathan Breen No Comments
ArchiCAD 18, Tip of the Day

When you print a Layout you can either choose to use the Printing Pen Sets provided to get grayscales & colours as the Pen Set has been designed to do. This means that those light shades are grey but the orange windows become solid black. While the red Revisions pen stays red: Alternatively you can

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ArchiCADs pen functions

8 September 2014 Jonathan Breen No Comments
ArchiCAD 18, Tip of the Day

As part of the ArchiCAD 18 NZE Template document we have labelled every pen in the ArchiCAD Pen Set on pages 30-32 This is an extremely useful guide on the pens & may help make sense of the organisation & purpose of the Pens. The Pen set is broken down to 3 sections: The Modelling

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Scale-able pens

25 August 2014 Jonathan Breen No Comments
ArchiCAD 18, Tip of the Day

One of the biggest advantages of the NZE template is the scale-able pens. There are 4 pen sets which each have a printing buddy. These 4 pen sets are for different scales. The idea is that when you print at a different scale all the pens reduce/increase is size accordingly. We have been very consistent

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Presentation Pens

19 March 2014 Jonathan Breen 2 Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 17, Tip of the Day

In the NZ Template we have left several pen slots free for you to customize The best use we have seen of these is ‘Presentation Pens’ – pale light colours similar to Pantone Tria Markers commonly used for colour presentation in 2D Documents. We have experimented adding these to the color row on the pensets

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