If you are using the Level Dimension tool for your Site or the Project Levels in plan view, you can change how the Level Dimensions refer to if you select the text of the already selected level, open the settings and change the text to custom, you can choose the reference level.
Sometimes you need to know the build number of ArchiCAD you are running, or the build of the library or even what licence number (keyplug / dongle) you are using. This is important information to provide when you log a support ticket for example. This information and more is available inside ArchiCAD by going to Help>
Cadimage will be closed Monday 5th June Support queries can be logged during this time, and we will respond when we reopen on Tuesday the 6th. You may find the answer to your question via one of the many support resources we have available: – Knowledge Base: http://www.cadimage.com/Support/KnowledgeBase – Look through the Forum articles: http://www.cadimage.com/Support/Forums – View the ‘How To’ movies: https://www.youtube.com/CadimageTools – Have a
The Document > Annotation > Spell Checker command allows you to check the spelling of your ARCHICAD project. Just click on ‘Start’ in the Spell Checker Palette to locate the misspelled words. On Windows, Spell Checker uses Microsoft Word’s Spelling Check, which means that you must have Microsoft Word installed on your computer together with
Open the Tool Setting Dialog Boxes (Options > Work Environment > Tool Setting Dialog Boxes) Select the tool you wish to turn on Model Override Surface Turn the Model eye to open Click OK
In the More Options under Work Environment select the “Launch new instance of ARCHICAD when opening a project from the recent list or by dragging onto a running ARCHICAD”
Change case allows the user to set the case for the title and description of keynotes (as a preference) and to specify exceptions, e.g. all uppercase except for the letters ‘mm’ following a number (so dimensions come out as 100mm rather than 100MM). Sets these preferences using a new menu item AC19 – Cadimage > Keynotes
Did you know you can change the shape of the cursor geometry? The standard method is a rectangle (unless you click on individual elements) which is not always suitable. If you select the Arrow Tool and the click on the second button on the Info Box – you can change the method… The three options
If you want to show Contour lines in 3D go to View>3D View Options>3D Window Settings, set Contours to Draft or Best. NOTE: Contour Lines in ArchiCAD are not ‘ground’ contour lines, they are the lines that define the shape of an object – ‘it’s contours’.
Image fill allows you to apply an image to the 2D drafting fills or cover fills. To create a new Image fill, go to Options > Element Attributes > Fill Types. Click New. Select Image fill Load an image. Click the Load Image button to bring up a library directory dialog box. Browse for the desired