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Include or exclude Scales in Layout autotext

5 December 2016 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, Tip of the Day

If you want to include or exclude the scale of a drawing in the Layout autotext for Scale

You can select the Settings of the drawing and go to Include Scale in Auto Text Indexes.

 

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Head Clearance Stair in 3D

2 December 2016 Soto 1 Comment
ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, ARCHICAD 20, Stairs, Tip of the Day

If you are designing a new stair you may want to check if it complies with the minimum height clearance rules that apply in your country. This is very easy and helpful with the Cadimage Stair tool, just go to the Settings > Head Clearance Plan For ARCHICAD 20   Settings>Symbol>Head Clearance and edit the

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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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Electrical wire in different stories.

30 November 2016 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 19, ARCHICAD 20, Electrical, Tip of the Day

If you want to wire two elements with the Cadimage Electrical tool, and both elements are in different stories. Like a stairs switch and a lamp, you will have to change the display of one of the elements to be displayed in the Home Story and the story of the other element:     Now

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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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Automatically Check Status of All Hotlinks in Hotlink Manager in ARCHICAD 20

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

In Work Environment, under Data Safety & Integrity, you have this option: Automatically Check Status of All Hotlinks in Hotlink Manager. It is checked by default. In projects with many hotlinks, the auto-check process might slow things down. In this case, uncheck this option.


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