The Document > Annotation > Spell Checker command allows you to check the spelling of your ARCHICAD project. Just click on ‘Start’ in the Spell Checker Palette to locate the misspelled words. On Windows, Spell Checker uses Microsoft Word’s Spelling Check, which means that you must have Microsoft Word installed on your computer together with
In the More Options under Work Environment select the “Launch new instance of ARCHICAD when opening a project from the recent list or by dragging onto a running ARCHICAD”
Change case allows the user to set the case for the title and description of keynotes (as a preference) and to specify exceptions, e.g. all uppercase except for the letters ‘mm’ following a number (so dimensions come out as 100mm rather than 100MM). Sets these preferences using a new menu item AC19 – Cadimage > Keynotes
To have Cadimage Doors opening automatically in an animation go to the Door Settings > Model Display and check the Opening in Animation box, setting the Camera Proximity to suit. Remember to enable to ‘Rebuild the model for each frame’ of the rendering process.
If you want to activate or deactivate the Sun Shadows in Elevation, just right-click the View or Elevation in the Navigator. Go to Elevation Settings> Model Display> Sun and Shadows> Sun Shadow
ARCHICAD 21 Innovation has been a key differentiator for ARCHICAD® since the beginning. ARCHICAD 21 introduces the highly-anticipated new features, using GRAPHISOFT®’s patent‑pending Predictive Design™ technology. More information will come up in the next few weeks.
Favorites is a tool that was considerably improved in ArchiCAD 20, you can Import or Export favorites in an easier way. Open the Favorites palette; Windows>Palettes>Favorites Select the Favorites you want to Export. Click the Settings button and click Import/Export
Find the Cadimage Door or Window opening background here: For ARCHICAD 20 For ArchiCAD 18 and 19
Using the Cadimage Covering Tool can set the Covering Type to Bricks/Blocks, and set the Block size. Once you have placed the covering to a wall, navigate to the ‘Coverings…’ tab and select the Bricks Style and click on ‘Edit Style’ to adjust the size of the blocks to suit.
Editing a morph may require to hover, click and drag an edge or face of a morph, the edit pet palette may display a variety of options like push/pull (extrusion). That pet palette display may get simplified with less options if you go to command menu View>On Screen View options>Hidden morph geometry