Archive for the ‘ArchiCAD’ Category

Creating Clone Folders

9 December 2016 Gareth Morgan No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

Creating a view for each elevation, detail or internal elevation? Create a clone folder!


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Marmite time: ArchiCAD sounds?

1 December 2016 Joshua Osborne 1 Comment
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

As the famous saying goes for Marmite – you either love it or hate it.  Well, surprisingly, sounds in ArchiCAD seem to produce the same reaction from users. Personally, I love them… with sounds enabled you can hear ArchiCAD finish tasks such as 3D window generation and rendering – inform you of error messages –

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Quick Key Tuesday: Create Guide Line Segment

29 November 2016 Gareth Morgan No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

Shift + ` (the key next to number 1) Use these quick keys to create a Guide Line segment anywhere with two clicks.


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Creating Renderings that look like Water Color

25 November 2016 Scylla de Magalhaes No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

– by b.trenga, Charleston, USA – Winning Techtip  b.trenga shared a very quick and simple method on ArchiCAD-Talk that allows to create renderings that have an impression very similar to a Water Color painting, in a quick and easy manner.   Here is a simple step-by-step guide to his method: Step 1: Modify CineRender Image Take

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How to create animated GIFs using ARCHICAD

24 November 2016 Scylla de Magalhaes No Comments
ArchiCAD, General, Tip of the Day

For visualising architectural concepts or a design process the usage of animated GIFs is getting more and more popular. No wonder, with a sequence of images you can provide a very clear explanation of your project’s fundamental idea. The message of GIFs can’t be missed, it is easy to understand, no extra application is needed for playing.

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ARCHICAD Training series updated for ARCHICAD 20

23 November 2016 Scylla de Magalhaes No Comments
ArchiCAD, ARCHICAD 20, Tip of the Day

We proudly announce that the first two Volumes (1- The ARCHICAD BIM Concept, 2- Conceptual Design) are now available on graphisoft.com and on the Help Center. All illustrations in the manuals and video clips have been recaptured with the new user interface. The ARCHICAD project files have also been updated to version 20. The update

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Quick Key Tuesday – Save

22 November 2016 Gareth Morgan No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

The most import quick key you will learn. In fact its so good, a lot computer software use it. Save! as in File Save. WIN: Control + S MAC: Command + S And when your working in team work, using a BIM server your most important quick key is for Send Changes WIN: Control + Alt + S MAC: Command + Option + S


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Quick Key Tuesday: 3D Explore Information

15 November 2016 Gareth Morgan No Comments
ArchiCAD, Quick Key, Tip of the Day

When using the 3D explore use Shift to “sprint” and + / –  to increase / decrease the speed.


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Lock your Grid Layer

7 November 2016 Mark Horrocks No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

When you have finished creating your Grids, Lock the Layer in ALL your Layer Combinations, which will make it very difficult to accidentally edit its position.


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Show your Area

3 November 2016 Joshua Osborne No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

If you want to quickly work out and show the area of a space all you need to do is draw a Fill and activate the Show Area Text option…


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