The default work environment in ArchiCAD has remained consistent for years meaning we know where to easily find everything. But when we accidentally close one you may not know what youve just closed so we created this image to explain: You can read up more about this on page 15 of the ArchiCAD 18
In the New Zealand Template the default color for elements placed on the Master Layouts is red. If for some reason you feel that red doesn’t suit you, you can change the colour by going to Options>Work Environment>On-Screen Options… In the dialog box that pops up either turn off the option “Use uniform color for
Once you have run the Cadimage Tools Installer you should now fin that there is Cadimage Menu option in the menu bar. If this is not the case, then you simply need to activate the correct Work Environment Settings. To do this go to: Options>Work Environment>Work Environment… In the Dialog box that pops up select
I have taken all of the functions I use constantly within the Cadimage menu & created a toolbar at the bottom of the screen to save me from having to go through the menu improving productivity, you can apply the same process to create any custom toolbar you think will help you improve your work
As a way to improve producitivity there are some useful ways to quickly complete tasks Shortkeys is the obvious choice, but dont you wish there was some shortkeys for the functions you use most Heres a list of keys that arent being used in the standard template that are up for grabs The letters I
For those of you who are working with a smaller screen, every pixel counts when working in ArchiCAD The navigator is an essential tool though it does take up a lot of valuable room in your work environment If you only need it every once in a while or have set up hotkeys to navigate
If you are using a work environment from a previous version of ArchiCAD, you may find that some newly introduced commands are missing, we recommend using the Standard Profile 13 work environment which can be set under Options > Work Environment > Work Environment Profiles. Note: If you are running Cadimage Tools Productivity Add-Ons you will also need
You can change the default colours of the selection nodes, highlighting etc by going to Options > Work Environment > Selection and Element Information. Be sure to save your custom Work Environment afterwards.