To remove a Guide Line, right click on it and select Remove Guide Line from menu.
When saving a DWG from your Layout, if you are only getting the Layout information and no drawings, when publishing hit the Options… button and within the Save Options set the Place Drawing into: field to Single DWG/DXF File.
You can set a cover fill to your text so that it is easier to read by ticking the Opaque box and setting the colour to white from within the text settings.
Got a few renders to do over night? Using the Publisher is a great way to batch render a lot of images. 1st set the view settings of your perspective. Once you click ok it might start to render an image, you can click the “Stop Render” button at the bottom of the screen. Next step is to
The Uniform Settings for Line Tools checkbox allows you to apply the settings made in this dialog box to all line-type tools : Line, Arc/Circle, Spline, Polyline. With the Uniform Settings for Line Tools ticked when you go to Line, Arc/Circle, Spline or Polyline settings dialog box same settings will be used as defaults. This
A common frustration when using the beam tool is how to get the beams to show separately to blocking set between. No doubt we are all familiar with this We can now use the Floor Plan 3D document to create tidy looking floor framing plans, (refer to this tip for guidance) By default I get
Did you know that walls can be defined in more ways than just length, height and width? If we open the Tags and Categories section of the wall properties dialog box, we can define the Structural function as either Load Bearing or Non Load Bearing. We can now use this information when we are
In the Mesh tool we have 3 options under the Model Tab. If we start of with All Ridges Sharp, we can see that the mesh becomes very triangulated. This is the simplest form for the computer to generate, but is not much good for rendering The Second Option is User Defined Sharp, This
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:
We make sure to tell our users that in order for us to improve the quality of our tools, we need feedback on how you use them. The good folks at Graphisoft need the same form of feedback in order to improve ARCHICAD. They have even made it simple for us to do. In the