Have you ever looked at a project with loads of 2D fills and wanted to tidy them? This can happen particularly when you copy paste from coloured sections or elevations. It would be much easier to manage and manipulate this type of data if the elements were tidied up in to fewer elements. The good
Have you forgotten a keyboard shortcut? Or would you like to learn a few more to work more efficiently? To find out what keyboard shortcuts ArchiCAD is using, go to Options> Work Environment> Keyboard Shortcuts and click Show Shortcut List in Browser To add your own shortcuts, see this article… http://blog.cadimage.com/2009/02/creating-keyboard-shortcuts/
Have you ever imported 2D data from a dwg or dxf only to find there are loads and loads of individual lines? It would be much easier to manage and manipulate this type of data if the elements were tidied up. The good news is that ArchiCAD has a tool specifically for this job. First
Creating a view for each elevation, detail or internal elevation? Create a clone folder!
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 –
Shift + ` (the key next to number 1) Use these quick keys to create a Guide Line segment anywhere with two clicks.
– 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
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.
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
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