Open the Tool Setting Dialog Boxes (Options > Work Environment > Tool Setting Dialog Boxes) Select the tool you wish to turn on Model Override Surface Turn the Model eye to open Click OK
If you are looking for the Tools in the Toolbox in ARCHICAD 18-20 – these can be added quickly by installing the Cadimage Work Environment via the Cadimage Installer… It’s likely you have installed already this profile when you installed the tools.
Sometimes when the Editing Plane is visible in the 3D Window it can become a bit overwhelming. Personally I set mine to only display when I am editing – that way I find the 3D Window less cluttered and easier to manage. To control the settings go to Options> Work Environment> On-Screen Options and set Display Editing
In ArchiCAD 19, you no longer need to go through the Work Environment dialog to apply a scheme. All you need to do is go to Options> Work Environment> Apply Profile then click on the one you want.
Sometimes it is necessary to change the settings of your Toolbox… for example to add extra Tools or change the order they appear in. To do this you have to go to the Work Environment settings and remember the following path: Options> Work Environment> Toolbox… …unless you know the shortcut!
Sometimes on a detailed drawing, it can be difficult to see where the Special Snap Points are on an element (half way along a wall, at a distance or x divisions etc). In that case, why not change the colour to be something that stands out a little bit more? I would suggest a colour
How often do you create a Detail or Worksheet and then find you have to delete the boundary that appears? And then again each time the view updates! Personally, I do it a lot until I remember to go and turn the function off in the Work Environment! If you want to do the same,
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