You can use the Element ID Manager to re-number the IDs of any selected elements. Just go to Document > Listing Extras > Element ID Manager. Then choose the settings for the element you want to change ID’s for (ie. Slab ID, Window ID etc…), then go to the ID Format tab and set the
The Project Info dialog in ARCHICAD has fields for storing all relevant project information such as address and contact details. This means you can keep all the data in one place. To access this, go to File> Info> Project Info If you require extra fields, these can even be added… and an import/export option allows you to transfer
ARCHICAD, used by Architects and the Empire, well we think 😉
To clean up your 2D linework, select all the lines, go to Edit > Reshape > Linework Consolidation. . . This activates the Linework Consolidation Wizard which takes you through steps to clean up your 2D lines. Very handy for cleaning up imported 2D Details or Survey Drawings.
Do you ever get annoyed when you place an Object only to find it clashes with something else? If so, what you need to do is show the ‘Ghost Bounding Box’. This shows the outline of the Object (or Lamp, Column, Figure or Drawing) before you click the mouse. To switch this on, go to
When in the Layer Settings dialogue box (Ctrl+L PC, or cmd+L for Mac) you can Lock layers off within a layer combination once items have been placed, i.e Roof Slabs, Floor Slabs, Meshes etc, this is to ensure they aren’t accidentally deleted or moved while working on your project. They can be easily unlocked temporarily
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Did you know the Tracker can show more than the usual few visible items? The example below shows the typical display of the Tracker when
To cut a hole in a Slab, select the Slab in plan view, and choose the Slab Tool in the Toolbox. Choose a Geometry Method and outline the hole.
When in the 3D window to toggle the Orbit ON and OFF press the ‘O’ key, or from the bottom scrollbar of the 3D window as shown below: Once you enter Orbit mode, press the left button and drag the mouse to turn the model around its centerpoint (axonometry) or target point (perspective). Note: If