Archive for the ‘ArchiCAD’ Category

Format Options (Interactive Schedule)

12 March 2018 Amy Li No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

Formatting options for Interactive Schedules are available at the top and sides of every Interactive Schedule window.


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Keep palettes always visible on macOS

8 March 2018 Amy Li No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

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Show the Number of Leaves

7 March 2018 Amy Li No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day


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Show the fill pattern in Reflected ceiling plan

5 March 2018 Amy Li No Comments
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3D Document Selection Settings > Vectorial 3D Hatching


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Selecting Elements

1 March 2018 Gareth Morgan No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

When several elements overlap your Element Information Pop-up will say Multiple Elements (TAB), to cycle through the elements press the TAB key until the desired element is highlighted. Also, remember the quick key to select the element you want. Select the tool in the toolbox hold Shift then click on the element you want.


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Automatic Dimensions

28 February 2018 Gareth Morgan 2 Comments
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Dimensioning your project doesn’t have to take long, ArchiCAD’s automatic dimensioning means basic dimensioning could be done in a few clicks. Select all Walls, (choose the Wall Tool in the tool box> then crtl or cmd A) then go to Document > Annotation > Automatic Dimensioning > Exterior Dimensioning. In the dialog box select the out of the 4  Dimension strings you

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Delete Local Teamwork Data

16 February 2018 Amy Li No Comments
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Setting up a nudge

14 February 2018 Gareth Morgan No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

A quick way to move elements on the screen is to nudge them. Select one or more placed elements, and then while holding down your Shift key, simply use your arrow keys (Left/Right/Up/Down) to move the object in the chosen direction. The distance the object/s move is set in the Girds & Backgrounds dialog box

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Attribute Transfer

13 February 2018 Joshua Osborne No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

Most tools in ArchiCAD rely on Attributes. Attributes include Pens, Line types, Fills, Surfaces and so on. All attributes that already exist are managed by the Attribute Manager. Over time and as you become more experienced with ArchiCAD you will begin to create your own attributes; more than likely you are already in the form

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Saving a template

12 February 2018 Gareth Morgan No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

If you need to save a template go to File > Save As and select ARCHICAD Project Template A template is a read-only project file with extension .tpl When you start a new project select browse template and use the one you’ve created.   https://helpcenter.graphisoft.com/tips/archicad/attributes/template-files/ For most, the ARCHICAD template is a great starting point and

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