Archive for the ‘ARCHICAD 21’ Category

ARCHICAD 21 – Skin List Label Object Improvements

10 November 2017 Amy Li No Comments
ArchiCAD, ARCHICAD 21, Tip of the Day


AC21 Check Your Plumbing!

8 November 2017 Amy Li No Comments
ArchiCAD, ARCHICAD 21, Tip of the Day

Ensuring that your plumbing can make the minimum falls required within confined spaces, such as floor to ceiling cavities, can be awkward.  If you do not have ArchiCAD’s MEP modelling software, then you might like to try this trick.  To create your drains, simply use a CHS Hot-Finished Beam 21 from the built-in library.  Set the Rotation Axis to Along cross-section,

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AC21 How to save selection as a .PLN file

7 November 2017 Amy Li No Comments
ARCHICAD 21, Tip of the Day

Save Selection as .pln a new feature for ARCHICAD 21. Saving a selection in MOD format saves model and Floor Plan data only unlike a .PLN file retains the full 2D content as displayed in the Navigator. Use File > External Content > Save Selection as Module to open the following dialog box: 2.Enter or choose a file name. 3.Choose

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AC21 CineRender – Monochrome Model

3 November 2017 Gareth Morgan No Comments
ARCHICAD 21, Tip of the Day

For those sick of white for their white card model renders, ARCHICAD 21 introduces Monochrome Model settings when using the CineRender by MAXON Render Engine. This allows you to change the colour of your “white card” render and allow you to turn on/off things like transparency, reflectance & luminance. To use the Monochrome Model you need

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AC21 IFC Hotlink

31 October 2017 Gareth Morgan No Comments
ARCHICAD 21, ifc, Tip of the Day

In ARCHICAD 21 the IFC can be inserted into the file direct from the Hotlinking dialog.


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AC21 Dashed Polylines

30 October 2017 Gareth Morgan No Comments
ARCHICAD 21, Tip of the Day

New in ARCHICAD 21 is an option to set a polyline either Continuous or by Segment          


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CI Essential Library Updated

10 October 2017 Joshua Osborne No Comments
ARCHICAD 21

The CI Essential Libraries for NZ and Australia have been updated to correct a problem with the Drawing Title #1590 when used in ARCHICAD 21 update 4022 To get the fix, just re-download the CI Essential Library from MyCadimage.com and replace your existing LCF file with the new one. Note: If you’re on a BIM Server,

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Sketch Rendering roughness

15 August 2017 Soto No Comments
ARCHICAD 20, ARCHICAD 21, Tip of the Day

If you are rendering in ArchiCAD 20 or 21, the way the Sketch Render works has changed, if you render with the same settings as older versions, you may find the image to be different. Just change the Paper Roughness to 0% instead of 50%


ARCHICAD Training Series Volume 6 – The Algorithmic BIM Workflow

11 August 2017 Gareth Morgan No Comments
ARCHICAD 20, ARCHICAD 21, Tip of the Day

ARCHICAD have just added Volume 6 to their online training series. This is great for anyone starting out or wanting to know more about Grasshopper-ARCHICAD live connection.


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Keynotes Label Text Orientation

24 July 2017 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD 19, ARCHICAD 20, ARCHICAD 21, Keynotes, Tip of the Day

If you have a rotated view in ARCHICAD and you want to keep the Keynotes label orientation horizontal, you can change the Label Frame settings to follow the project orientation. t