Posts Tagged ‘Story’

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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Roof covering view attributes in a different story

9 May 2014 Soto 1 Comment
ArchiCAD 16, ArchiCAD 17, Coverings, Tip of the Day

If you are in ArchiCAD 16 or 17, you can  edit manually the view attributes for the roof covering to each story level, that can be enabled it in the Parameters: Roof covering settings>Parameters>Display options>Use same pens for all views> Now you can change the attributes for the home story, the stories below, 3d, and

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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.


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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