To make the workspace view match the view at the currently set scale go to View> Zoom> Actual Size, or click on the Zoom button at the bottom right of the workspace. Actual Size is the equivalent of the 100% scale value.
…this is one of my favourite commands that I use all the time. It is really useful for the following… centring elements in the screen prior to saving a new view finding elements in a view after selecting them with Find & Select checking your selection is where you expect it to be To use Zoom
Home Zoom was commonly used in previous versions of ArchiCAD & was an easy way to quickly go back to a common reference point that you predetermined. To do this go to the 2D view you want & then from the View menu go to Zoom>Set Home View Now you can go to View>Zoom>Home
When saving Views of General Location views (Plans, Sections, Elevations, etc) set the zoom to ‘Fit in Window‘. This will mean as you add to these views they automatically fit to the content of the drawing on the layout sheet. No more cut off notes!
With a wheel mouse, double clicking on the “wheel button” (middle button) will do a “fit in window” operation. For those of you with a ‘Magic Mouse’ you’ll have to hit the button at the botton of your screen.
To speed up your zooming, hold down the Shift key whilst rolling your mouse wheel. Great for zooming in and out on large projects.
Using Ctrl+Shift+’ (PC) or Command+Shift+’ (Mac) zooms to the selection. Very useful if you have selected a single object in a large model. Works in 2D and 3D.
If you need to return frequently to a part of your project, you can define it as the home zoom by choosing the View > Zoom > Set Home Zoom command. You can return easily to this view by choosing the View > Zoom > Home Zoom command. Note: This home zoom is saved with
The Shortcut key to Fit in Window (Zoom to Extents) is Ctrl+’ (for PC) or Command+’ (for Mac) OR you can hit the icon above the Status Bar OR you can simply double click on your mouse wheel.
If your Fills stay the same scale when you zoom in on them. Go to View> On-Screen View Options > turn ON Vectorial Hatching Note : This is just an on-screen display option only. The fills will still print fine.