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Two Point Perspective View (AC 20)

11 January 2017 Gareth Morgan No Comments
ARCHICAD 20, Tip of the Day

An extremely simple feature to use is the new Two Point Perspective view in the 3d Window. In ARCHICAD 20 simply check the box in the Perspective Settings or right click in the 3D window and your 3D View will change from a 3 point to a 2 point perspective. The effect is similar to using the

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Dimensions with no Comma separators

10 January 2017 Soto 1 Comment
ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 18, ARCHICAD 20, Tip of the Day

May have found already information online how to remove the Commas for dimensions in Windows computers:


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Editing switch wiring (2-Way Switch)

8 December 2016 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 18, ARCHICAD 20, Cadimage, Electrical, Tip of the Day

If you place a Cadimage Switch object using the Electrical tool. You may change ‘manually’ the switch connection to: Single switch 2-Way switch Intermediate For ARCHICAD 20 go to the Cadimage Switch settings   For ARCHICAD 19 Just go to the settings> Symbol>Specification>Display settings:  


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Quick Key Tuesday: Perspective / Axonometry

6 December 2016 Gareth Morgan No Comments
ARCHICAD 20, Quick Key, Tip of the Day

open a perspective 3D view MAC: option +F3 WIN: Shift + F3 Open axonometry 3D view MAC: command + F3 WIN: Ctrl + F3


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Head Clearance Stair in 3D

2 December 2016 Soto 1 Comment
ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, ARCHICAD 20, Stairs, Tip of the Day

If you are designing a new stair you may want to check if it complies with the minimum height clearance rules that apply in your country. This is very easy and helpful with the Cadimage Stair tool, just go to the Settings > Head Clearance Plan For ARCHICAD 20   Settings>Symbol>Head Clearance and edit the

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Electrical wire in different stories.

30 November 2016 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 19, ARCHICAD 20, Electrical, Tip of the Day

If you want to wire two elements with the Cadimage Electrical tool, and both elements are in different stories. Like a stairs switch and a lamp, you will have to change the display of one of the elements to be displayed in the Home Story and the story of the other element:     Now

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ARCHICAD Training series updated for ARCHICAD 20

23 November 2016 Scylla de Magalhaes No Comments
ArchiCAD, ARCHICAD 20, Tip of the Day

We proudly announce that the first two Volumes (1- The ARCHICAD BIM Concept, 2- Conceptual Design) are now available on graphisoft.com and on the Help Center. All illustrations in the manuals and video clips have been recaptured with the new user interface. The ARCHICAD project files have also been updated to version 20. The update

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Automatically Check Status of All Hotlinks in Hotlink Manager in ARCHICAD 20

21 November 2016 Scylla de Magalhaes No Comments
ARCHICAD 20, Tip of the Day

In Work Environment, under Data Safety & Integrity, you have this option: Automatically Check Status of All Hotlinks in Hotlink Manager. It is checked by default. In projects with many hotlinks, the auto-check process might slow things down. In this case, uncheck this option.


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Library Manager Improvements for ARCHICAD 20

18 November 2016 Scylla de Magalhaes No Comments
ARCHICAD 20, Tip of the Day

No character limit for the file path in the Library Manager, on Windows operating systems. Now it is possible to clean up and manage the Hotlink-related Embedded Library folders in the Library Manager.  File>Libraries and Objects>Library manager


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New Parameter in Skin List Label in ARCHICAD 20

17 November 2016 Scylla de Magalhaes No Comments
ARCHICAD 20, Tip of the Day

Thickness parameter can be turned on and off (previously was always visible).  


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