You can still use the old method of cropping the walls to a single roof, used mainly to trim walls in an angle. If you are working in ArchiCAD 18 or older you already know that you can right-click the wall and crop the wall. However, if you are in ArchiCAD 19 or a newer
We all love how wall intersections clean up in each corner. But what if have a straight wall and would like to check if you have more than one wall there? You can turn off the wall intersection in the command menu: Veiw>On-Screen view options> Clear Wall & Beam Intersections.
Once you have placed a wall covering you can choose to change the wall side placement by clicking the flip button: For ARCHICAD 20 For ARCHICAD 19 and older
If you place a Cadimage Covering in a wall and wish you had placed it on the other side of the wall, you can change the size with the new feature: For ARCHICAD 20 For ArchiCAD 19 and older
There are 11 types of Wall Cladding available in Cadimage Coverings: This is what they look like in 3D (Cinerender with White Model effect):
When drawing a Wall you very often have to flip the Reference Line – rather than use a button on the Info Box, you can simply press ‘P’..
In the situation below I have a timber framed wall that has been finished without a door or another wall to wrap against. As you can see the result is an uncovered wall core. Obviously this is not the type of finish I want my contractor to leave on site In order to finish these
Wall reference lines perform many tasks in ArchiCAD and the correct use (or incorrect) is evident in many different aspects of the application. Firstly there are three positions to set the reference line left, right, and centre. The default should always be to have the reference line on the outside face of Exterior Walls, Interior
By default the Dimension Tool is set to dimension only the Core of a composite wall. You can change this by entering the Dimension Settings, go to Dimension Details and un-tick Dimension only the Core.
Did you know that you can make any walls into Log Walls? Just click on the Log Details… button in the Wall Settings > Model dialog. You can set the height, shape and radius for your logs. And if you want to go back to a normal wall, simply set the Log Height back to