Posts Tagged ‘polycount’

Monitor your model in 3D

17 June 2015 Joshua Osborne 1 Comment
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 16, ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 18, Tip of the Day

If you have a project that you find particularly slow to navigate or work in 3D this may be due to the model having a large number of polygons. Polygons are the 2D shapes that are pieced together to form a 3D model… and there can be a LOT of them in a model.  A

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Count your Polygons

13 April 2015 Joshua Osborne 1 Comment
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 16, ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 18, Tip of the Day

If you have a project that you find particularly slow to navigate or work in 3D this may be due to the model having a large number of polygons. Polygons are the 2D shapes that are pieced together to form a 3D model… and there can be a LOT of them in a model.  A

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Object Detail Level

3 February 2011 Joshua Osborne No Comments
Cadimage, Tip of the Day

When using the Cadimage Tools objects you have the ability to set the Detail Level. This can lower the Polygon Count in your 3D views. It can be set in the individual objects, within the Appearance tab, or can be overridden in the Model View Options – Cadimage Global Settings.


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Reducing 3D Model Complexity

7 May 2009 Joshua Osborne No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

If you are spending a lot of time waiting for 3D views or Sections/Elevations to generate, or Photorenderings take a very long time, you can easily reduce the complexity of your 3D Model by turning down the detail level of your ‘dressing up’ objects like furniture, cars etc… Just go into the settings for the

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