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Quick Key Tuesday – Multiply Elements

21 June 2016 Gareth No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

MAC: Command + U WIN: Ctrl + U Multiply creates any number of exact copies of selected elements on the current story, using one the following methods: Drag multiplies the copies along a straight path defined by the reference line. Rotate multiplies the copies along an arc, using the angle specified in the reference arc. Elevate stacks

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ARCHICAD 20 – Lots More

19 June 2016 Campbell Yule No Comments
20Days, ARCHICAD 20, Tip of the Day

We trust you are looking forward to getting started with ARCHICAD 20! Over the last 20 days we have taken a lot at a number of new features in both ARCHICAD 20 and the Cadimage Tools. Over the coming months we plan to release further incremental improvements to the Cadimage Tools. However, ARCHICAD 20 not only includes

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Small Interface Changes

18 June 2016 Campbell Yule No Comments
20Days, ARCHICAD 20, Tip of the Day

In addition to the headline features, every new version gives GRAPHISOFT an opportunity to further tweak and improve ARCHICAD. The below items may seem small but they all are steps towards a better overall experience. New Find & Select Criteria Building Material Name and Surface Name criteria now available in Find & Select (was previously

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Performance and Stability

17 June 2016 Campbell Yule No Comments
20Days, ARCHICAD 20, Tip of the Day

In the interests of constant improvement, the ARCHICAD 20 package implements a series of independent enhancements to further improve stability and enable a smoother workflow. Management of Hotlinks, libraries and Drawings is more robust, reducing disruptions in the ARCHICAD workflow. Drawing Update Enhancement Better drawing update: The processes for updating drawings and checking their status now rely

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Information Management – Mass Property Value Import

15 June 2016 Campbell Yule No Comments
20Days, ARCHICAD 20, Tip of the Day

Producing Schedules may be one of the least interesting parts of the design and construction process. However, their importance can never be underestimated. Keeping with the them of “putting the I in BIM” the improvements outlined below help manage information that is not only derived from the Building Model. In the design process, not all

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Intuitiveness – Improved Library Management

14 June 2016 Campbell Yule No Comments
20Days, ARCHICAD 20, Tip of the Day

Library Management has now become significantly more straight forward with an overhaul of the Library Manager. The enhanced Library Manager is no longer just a hierarchy of library folders: the new Contents tab provides details on the contents of each library, and makes it easier to access and manage individual library parts. In Teamwork, too,

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Interoperability – Rhino Import-Export

12 June 2016 Campbell Yule 4 Comments
20Days, ARCHICAD 20, Tip of the Day

Further enhancing its interoperability, ARCHICAD is now able to read and write the native Rhino (3dm) file format, enabling a “reference model” workflow between the two applications. Note: 3dm is the native file format of RHINOCEROS, a 3D computer graphics and CAD application developed by Robert McNeel and Associates Company. Rhinoceros geometry is based on

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ARCHICAD 20 World Premiere streamed Live

10 June 2016 Campbell Yule No Comments
20Days, ARCHICAD 20, Tip of the Day

For the first time ever, ARCHICAD 20 will be streams live from the GRAPHISOFT’s Key Client Conference in Budapest. Join in the World premiere on June 13, 2016, at 3:00-4:30 PM (CET) Sign up Here


Information Management – Graphical Overrides

9 June 2016 Campbell Yule No Comments
20Days, ARCHICAD 20, Tip of the Day

Graphical Overrides is one of those features that while you can instantly see its power you’re left curious as to what uses customers will come up with to really extract its power. With this feature, you can display the elements in any model view according to a customized graphical definition, to easily communicate the design to

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Intuitiveness – Graphical Favorites

8 June 2016 Campbell Yule No Comments
20Days, ARCHICAD 20, Tip of the Day

The second feature under the ‘Intuitiveness’ theme builds on a popular feature that was first released with ARCHICAD 7 – which was almost last century (but not quite)! ARCHICAD 20 completely overhauls the Favorites features and takes this productivity to the next level and beyond. The most obvious change is that Favorites now can show

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