Posts Tagged ‘Story’

Roof covering view attributes in a different story

16 August 2017 Soto 1 Comment
ArchiCAD 16, ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 19, ARCHICAD 20, Coverings, Tip of the Day

If you want to control the display of Roof Covering in plan, you just have to go to the Covering Settings- Display Settings Under Symbol, there are the options: H- Means Home Story A- Means Above Story B- Means Below Story         If you are in ArchiCAD 16 or 17, you can

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Simple Project setup

27 May 2016 Mark Horrocks No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

Generally for a single story house you need to create 3 Storys; 0.Sea Level/ Datum, 1.Ground Floor & 2.Roof. 0.Sea Level/ Datum is where you construct your 3D mesh and draw your site info. 1.Ground Floor is where you Model your ground floor; walls, slab, windows/ doors, furniture etc.  This is also where you ‘Draw’

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Object Story visibility

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

When placing an object you have the ability to control its visibility on different Stories. Within the objects Settings, go to Floor Plan and Section > FLOOR PLAN DISPLAY > Show on Stories, use the pullout menu to the right and choose the desired story visibility.


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Moving elements to other Stories

12 November 2010 Mark Horrocks No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

If you have placed an element on an incorrect story, simply select it, go to its Selection Settings (Ctrl+T or Command+T), within Geometry and Positioning, select the down arrow next to Home Story:, choose Select Story… and from the new dialog choose the Story you wish the element to be on.


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Shortcut keys for navigating Up/Down Stories

14 August 2009 Haritha Achyutuni No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

The Shortcut Key to go Up a Story is Ctrl+UpArrow (PC) or Command+UpArrow (MAC).  The Shortcut Key to go Down a Story is Ctrl+DownArrow (PC) or Command+DownArrow (MAC). Note: If you reach the top or  bottom most story ‘Create New Story’ dialog box will come up.


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