Quick Options Palette now with Settings Shortcuts in V19. Layer Settings, Scale, Partial Structure Display, Pens and Colors, Model View Options, Renovation Filter Options and Project preferences can now be accessed faster than ever.
Cadimage Tip of the Day appears when you start ARCHICAD 18 or 19 if enabled in Cadimage> myCadimage> Preferences… but what if you missed a day? Or were on holiday for a week or two? Do not fear, the content does not disappear – there is an archive of all the past articles available here There
When you place a Slab Edge on just one edge of a Slab, the End Conditions can be adjusted to suit your requirements. Select the place Slab Edge and go to Settings then End Conditions to pick what happens at each end:
When Migrating a project from version to version, it is important to remember to Migrate the Libraries too. When you first open a Project in a new version, the following dialog will appear… All you need to do is hit the Migrate button… but what happens if you hit Skip? The project will likely open
When creating models, you occasionally come up against problems such as this: Here we have three recessed ceiling spot lamps – but the ceiling is not horizontal and there is no way to rotate the third lamp in the angled ceiling… unless you use Cadimage Objective. Create a section through the model so you can
When placing a Slab Edge with Objective, it is important to pick the correct placement – depending on where you click on a Slab edge (edge or point), you will get different results. Picking on an edge creates the Slab Edge on only that one edge of slab: Picking on an point creates the Slab Edge
Want to measure an area or the volume of an element? Window > Palettes > Element Information The Element Information Palette is useful way to measure. It displays the area & volumes with both and without holes. Handy way to measure cut and fill with your existing and proposed meshes for example. Elements Properties. Element’s
When you place a DWG or DXF as a Linked Drawing (from File> External Content> Place External Drawing…) you can control the visibility of its layers. Select the Embedded Drawing and go to its settings: In the Properties Panel, click on Drawing’s own Layers to switch layers on or off.
With added features to the label tool in ARCHICAD 19, moving the label has changed. Click on the text box handles will only move / edit text box and leave the arrowhead in its place. To move the text and the arrowhead, click on one of 3 points: The Arrowhead Pointer Elbow Text Connection Point
If you are creating an element or morph and using it as a Solid Element Operator, remember that there is a Building Material that has a high priority that will ensure that will be higher than any other material