Posts Tagged ‘Printing’

Hide Doors and Windows in 3D

30 May 2016 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, Tip of the Day

If you want to hide doors or windows in your 3D model bacause you may want to save the 3D model as an STL file for 3D printing or render a simple model, you can just turn their display off. Go to View>Elements in 3D View> Filter and cut Elements in 3D> Elements to Show

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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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Printer/Plotter Margins

20 January 2011 Mark Horrocks No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

You can get ArchiCAD to interrogate your printer/plotter to find out what its minimium margins are. Open the Settings of your Master Layout, use the pulldown menu next to your specified sheet size and select either Import settings from Printer or Import settings from Plotter. This will display your minimium margins in the boxes to

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Printing the Marquee Area

25 August 2010 Mark Horrocks No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

You can quickly print the region inside the active marquee by selecting Marquee Area in the Print dialog.

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Printing the Trace Reference

3 December 2009 Andrew Ecker No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

If you are using Trace and Reference on a layout, checking the Print Reference box from the Print dialog will ensure the Reference is printed as well.

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QUICKtips 2009 – 08

15 April 2009 Mark Horrocks No Comments
ArchiCAD, Content

** Updated QUICKtips 2006 # 05** Printing with the Marquee, Resizing Text & Markers and PDF Printing.  Adding new Brace Types to Cadimage Tools Brace Manager. Logon to > Resources > Tips to download this QUICKtip. .

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