Archive for the ‘ArchiCAD’ Category

View Settings from the Tab Bar

3 August 2015 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 19, Tip of the Day

If you are using the Tab Bar in ArchiCAD 19 and quickly want to get to settings, right click on the Tab for a context sensitive menu. Plan context menu… 3D context menu…


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Create a New Tab

28 July 2015 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 19, Tip of the Day

The introduction of Tabs in ArchiCAD 19 means you no longer really need the Navigator open permanently… but what happens when you need to open a New Tab for a view that is not already open? All you need to do is click the New Tab button to the right of the Tab Bar and

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Cadimage Window Background Fill

27 July 2015 Andrew Watson No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 19, Doors+Windows, Tip of the Day

To set the background fill and pen colour for a Cadimage window, open the Settings dialog, and on the Window > Wall Opening page, expand the Background Fill in Plan View settings. Set the fill type and pens.


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Quickly apply a new Work Environment

21 July 2015 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 19, Tip of the Day

In ArchiCAD 19, you no longer need to go through the Work Environment dialog to apply a scheme. All you need to do is go to Options> Work Environment> Apply Profile then click on the one you want.


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Prevent Section Markers Disappearing from Plan View

20 July 2015 Andrew Watson No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, Tip of the Day

If a section marker has disappeared from a plan view, it might be that you set the marker to Show on Stories that are Entirely in Range or Partly in Range. In this case, the markers will only show in plan view, on the stories through which the section cuts. If you adjust story heights,

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New Features Guide to ArchiCAD 19

15 July 2015 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 19, Tip of the Day

If you want to find out more about the New Features in ArchiCAD 19 simply go to Help> ArchiCAD 19 Reference Guide…     Once the PDF is open, you can select the ArchiCAD 19 New Features Guide…  


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What is ‘Best Division by Distance’

14 July 2015 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 19, Tip of the Day

A new Snap Point has been introduced that will measure the total length of an element and then give the Best Division by Distance.  Effectively, what this means is if you have a line that is 950mm long and you want to divide it to approximately 250mm, it will show 3 snaps at 238mm spacing.  Clearly this

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Display Section Markers on Relevant Stories

13 July 2015 Andrew Watson No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, Tip of the Day

If you set the Vertical Range of a section to be Limited, you can choose whether its symbol should only Show on Stories that are cut by the section. There are two options, you can show the symbol on stories that are Entirely included in the section’s vertical range, or also stories that are only

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Controlling Guidelines in ArchiCAD 19

10 July 2015 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 19, Tip of the Day

If you find the Guidelines on screen are getting too much you have options available by right clicking on one of them…


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Remove the Kinks from your Sections

9 July 2015 Andrew Watson No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, Tip of the Day

If you added steps to a section line, you can remove them by dragging the vertical lines off the end of the section.


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