Posts Tagged ‘scale’

Zoom to Actual Size

12 September 2016 Mark Horrocks No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

To make the workspace view match the view at the currently set scale go to View> Zoom> Actual Size, or click on the Zoom button at the bottom right of the workspace.  Actual Size is the equivalent of the 100% scale value.


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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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Scaleable Zone Stamps Part 2

11 September 2013 cadimage No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

We looked previously at assigning the Zone Stamp to a Zone Category.  Now we can look at how to configure the stamp to display the information we want to see. Select your placed Zone, open the Settings tab. Make sure the the Scale Sensitive check box is ticked.  If it is not tis won’t work

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Scaleable Zone Stamps Part 1

10 September 2013 cadimage No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

We all know that the awesome folks at Graphisoft love sneaky lots of nifty tricks into their tools, But did you know about this one? The Zone tool has the ability to display different information in its stamp depending on the scale of the drawing!   Before we can get this to work, we need

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Placing Objects.

7 June 2013 cadimage 1 Comment
ArchiCAD, Support, Tip of the Day

Anchor Point When placing your objects, Set your anchor point to match your insertion point.  I.E. A bed object anchor could be the middle of the bed head, a pot plant could be the center of the pot. Each object will have a number of options to choose from indicated by an ‘X‘ on the

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Printing a reduced A3 set

18 March 2011 Andrew Ecker No Comments
Tip of the Day

If you are trying to print a reduced A1 at exactly A3, i.e. 50%. You need to Print rather than Publish. Be in the Layout Book, select the Layouts that you wish to print, go to File > Print in the new dialog set the Source to Selected Layouts in Navigator, select your Printer (probably

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Scaling an entire Project

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

The scenario could be that you have traced over the Surveyors DWG to create your Site Mesh.  You assumed that it was a 1:200 drawing but it now turns out it is 1:250.  You need to resize the entire Site Mesh.  Simply go into 3D, select all the objects (you could do it in 2D,

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PDF Scaling

14 April 2010 Mark Horrocks No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

You can print any view or window to PDF by going to File > Save as and choosing PDF as the File Type.  If you are PDFing a plan view you can also set the scale by hitting Document Options… in the Save Plan dialog.


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Active window Scale

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

To set the scale of the currently active window, go to Document > Floor Plan Scale, alternatively hit the scale button at the bottom of your workspace.


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