Posts Tagged ‘spline’

Magic Wand to make circular slab

15 March 2017 Mark Horrocks 1 Comment
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

If you want to make a circular Slab, first draw a circle the shape of your slab. Select the Slab tool and Magic Wand (Space-click) the edge of the circle. NOTE: You can Magic Wand and shape you like, a closed Spline for example.


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Offsetting a Spline

25 June 2014 Mark Horrocks No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

Perhaps we are creating a curved driveway or some other curved element.  We can place a Spline and offset it the required thickness, then use the magic wand and Slab tool to fill in the lines. Create you first spline, select it, click on a node point and from the Pet Palette choose Offset All

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Create Continuous Contours

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

I’m sure we’ve all had surveyors send us wonderful topographical plans with contour height labels in the middle! The frustrating thing about his obviously being that you can’t just simply magic wand on the contour line and get 1 continuous spline or polyline. Fortunately the good folks at Graphisoft have understood this frustration and given

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