Posts Tagged ‘solid element operations’

Solid element operator Building Material

18 November 2015 Soto 1 Comment
ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, Tip of the Day

If you are creating an element or morph and using it as a Solid Element Operator, remember that there is a Building Material that has a high priority that will ensure that will be higher than any other material


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Priority Based Connections Vs. Solid Element Operations

21 July 2014 Jonathan Breen No Comments
ArchiCAD 17, Tip of the Day

There are 2 main types of connections in ArchiCAD: Priority Based Connections and Solid Element Operations Priority Based Connections happen based on the priority of the Building Materials automatically while Solid Element Operations are performed against 3D elements manually by the user. There is a small trick to know however: Priority Based Connections happen before Solid

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Wireframe Layers

26 July 2011 Joshua Osborne 1 Comment
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

Sometimes, you want to be able to see your elements in 3D, but also want to be able to see what’s behind them. Instead of constantly toggling layers, or setting your ‘there but not there’ elements to have a Glass material, you can use Wireframe Layers. This is particularly useful when you are working with

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Solidly Operate on your Elements

25 March 2011 Joshua Osborne No Comments
Tip of the Day

You probably (hopefully) know about the wonderful Solid Element Operations in ArchiCAD. But did you know that you can do Solid Element Operations on your Solid Element Operators? For example, you want to remove a volume from your mesh. The area that you want to remove, however, needs to be contoured as well (ie. you

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