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Story management of Hotlinked modules

14 December 2017 Amy Li No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

Under Elements’ Elevation you can choose out of two possible ways of hotlinking: choosing “Adjust Elevation to Story Structure of Host Project” will place the elements of the source file according to the Stories of the host file.  There are two different scenarios depending on Top Linked Elements “Adjust Height to Story Structure of Host

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Add dimensions to pictures in the interactive Schedule

12 December 2017 Amy Li No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

If your Interactive Schedule includes views of objects, doors and windows, you can add dimensions to these pictures in the Schedule.


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Place a mesh from Surveyors Data

7 December 2017 Soto 7 Comments
ArchiCAD, ARCHICAD 20, Tip of the Day

If you have a coordinates file with the points of the site mesh either as a text file (txt) or xyz. You can place that mesh easily in ArchiCAD: ARCHICAD 20 File>Interoperability>Place Mesh from Surveyors Data…… AC 16 to 19 Design>Place Mesh from Surveyors Data…    


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Origins in ArchiCAD

5 December 2017 Amy Li No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

In ARCHICAD, as in any coordinate system, all measurements are made in reference to an origin. The location of the origin is always interpreted as (0, 0). ARCHICAD defines three coordinate system origins: Project, Edit & USer Click the website below to get more info.     Origins in ArchiCad


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Open Book Settings Dialog

4 December 2017 Amy Li No Comments
ArchiCAD, ARCHICAD 20, ARCHICAD 21, Tip of the Day

Use the context menu of the Layout Book icon in the Navigator Layout Book structure, or the Settings button at the bottom of the Navigator Palette when the Layout Book icon is selected in the tree view.  


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Check the Solidity of the Morph

1 December 2017 Amy Li No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

Go to Design-Modify Morph-Check Solidity More Info  


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How to clear ArchiCAD’s Library Cache

29 November 2017 Amy Li No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

In Windows, go to C:\Users\[your username]\Appdata\Local\Graphisoft\ArchiCAD-64 Cache Folder In Mac OSX, go to your Finder and click ‘Go’ from the top menu Then hold down the ALT key and the Library option will appear Click on that, and then continue to: Library>Cache>Graphisoft>ArchiCAD-64 Cache Folder Now delete the ArchiCAD-64 xx.0.0 NZE R1 or ArchiCAD-64 xx.0.0 folder


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Delete Cutting Planes

23 November 2017 Amy Li No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

To delete all Cutting Planes, use the Delete All Cutting Planes command from the Standard toolbar or from View > Elements in 3D View > 3D Cutting Planes.


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Slab area with AC21 Label Tool

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

For years people have wanted to show the area of a slab in plan (like the fill tool). Now with ARCHICAD 21 this is made a lot easier with the auto text labels enhancements. Place an associative label on the slab, and then insert the area auto text. https://helpcenter.graphisoft.com/videos/archicad/archicad-21-new-features/archicad_21_autotext_label_enhancements/


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Turn the Tracker on and off in work environment settings

17 November 2017 Amy Li No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day


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