Posts Tagged ‘Render’

Render Safe Frame

20 January 2017 Gareth Morgan No Comments
ARCHICAD 20, Tip of the Day

As the rendered image size is set in the Render Settings it may not be obvious which part of your model will be rendered. Turn on the Render Safe Frame (Document > Creative Imaging > Render Safe Frame) This displays a frame that indicates which part of the model will be rendered.


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Crete a composite colour with CineRender

10 September 2014 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD 16, ArchiCAD 17, Tip of the Day

If you are using CineRender in ArchiCAD 18, you may start a new material from an existing one. You can have a complex colour with different layers. Click the button under Texture and choose Layer.   Once in the Layer, you can click the Add Shader button and add as many shader types to create

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Making your whites whiter – Paint-01

19 November 2012 Jonathan Breen 1 Comment
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 16, Tip of the Day

Paint-01 is the default material for a lot of ArchiCAD elements however when viewing in 3D people have commented that it looks more like a dull grey The reason for this is lighting and shadows, very rarely do you get a pure white as it would be difficult to see in the 3D window However

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Materials are not what you expected?

12 April 2011 Cadimage No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

If you have duplicated a material in the Material Settings (Options>Element Attributes>Materials…) and have changed for example its color, make sure you also change the rendering settings. Therefore click on the Button under Duplicate… select LightWorks Rendering Engine and click on the Button Match with Internal Engine. Otherwise you will miss the changed color in

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Large Render Files

30 June 2010 Jason Bishop No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

If you are creating a huge render file using ArchiCAD or Artlantis, be sure to set the format options to JPEG. If the program stops working part way through you will not lose the render saved up to that point. Once completed, software such as Quicktime Pro or Windows Movie Maker can assemble the image

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