If you have placed Zones in your Building using specific cover fills, you can create a simple Floor Finishes Schedule by using the following settings. First create a new Schedule, Document>Schedules & Lists>Schedules>Scheme Settings… Click Create New and enter in the settings as shown below: This will give you a result that looks like this:
Did you know that the Cadimage Door and Window Tool can show minimal space requirements around doors? This is for ArchiCAD 20 and 21 This is for ArchiCAD 19 Especially handy when designing things like accessible bathrooms etc. Please bear in mind the display of the minimal space will depend on the Model
If you are using the Level Dimension tool for your Site or the Project Levels in plan view, you can change how the Level Dimensions refer to if you select the text of the already selected level, open the settings and change the text to custom, you can choose the reference level.
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