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Control the pet palette movement.

12 January 2018 Amy Li No Comments
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License information in ArchiCad

18 December 2017 Amy Li No Comments
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Saving 2D Symbols as Library Parts

15 December 2017 Amy Li No Comments
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If you find that you need to place a 2D pattern many times in a project, you may wish to create a 2D symbol, then save it as an object. Save the object with the File > Libraries and Objects > Save Selection as > Object command. By default, the save location is the project’s Embedded Library.

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Story management of Hotlinked modules

14 December 2017 Amy Li No Comments
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Under Elements’ Elevation you can choose out of two possible ways of hotlinking: choosing “Adjust Elevation to Story Structure of Host Project” will place the elements of the source file according to the Stories of the host file.  There are two different scenarios depending on Top Linked Elements “Adjust Height to Story Structure of Host

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Add dimensions to pictures in the interactive Schedule

12 December 2017 Amy Li No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

If your Interactive Schedule includes views of objects, doors and windows, you can add dimensions to these pictures in the Schedule.


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Place a mesh from Surveyors Data

7 December 2017 Soto 7 Comments
ArchiCAD, ARCHICAD 20, Tip of the Day

If you have a coordinates file with the points of the site mesh either as a text file (txt) or xyz. You can place that mesh easily in ArchiCAD: ARCHICAD 20 File>Interoperability>Place Mesh from Surveyors Data…… AC 16 to 19 Design>Place Mesh from Surveyors Data…    


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Origins in ArchiCAD

5 December 2017 Amy Li No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

In ARCHICAD, as in any coordinate system, all measurements are made in reference to an origin. The location of the origin is always interpreted as (0, 0). ARCHICAD defines three coordinate system origins: Project, Edit & USer Click the website below to get more info.     Origins in ArchiCad


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Open Book Settings Dialog

4 December 2017 Amy Li No Comments
ArchiCAD, ARCHICAD 20, ARCHICAD 21, Tip of the Day

Use the context menu of the Layout Book icon in the Navigator Layout Book structure, or the Settings button at the bottom of the Navigator Palette when the Layout Book icon is selected in the tree view.  


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Check the Solidity of the Morph

1 December 2017 Amy Li No Comments
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Go to Design-Modify Morph-Check Solidity More Info  


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How to clear ArchiCAD’s Library Cache

29 November 2017 Amy Li No Comments
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In Windows, go to C:\Users\[your username]\Appdata\Local\Graphisoft\ArchiCAD-64 Cache Folder In Mac OSX, go to your Finder and click ‘Go’ from the top menu Then hold down the ALT key and the Library option will appear Click on that, and then continue to: Library>Cache>Graphisoft>ArchiCAD-64 Cache Folder Now delete the ArchiCAD-64 xx.0.0 NZE R1 or ArchiCAD-64 xx.0.0 folder


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