When you create a new Detail Drawing or Worksheet – you will often see a dashed line boundary appearing. This shows the zone that was initially highlighted in the creation of the document… and the first thing most people do is delete it! However, the next time you rebuild the view, it will come back, and keep coming back!
BIM6x is proud to announce their latest offering to the ARCHICAD community: ArchiBOOST.
When you work with large 3D models, navigation can become slow due to the number of Polygons. Common ways to improve this situation usually involve turning Layers off or using a Marquee to limit the window content. However, another option is available!
How often do you grab a selection of Elements and want to change all their Layers to a different one - or set all the colors to be the same? And then the frustration when you realise only one element type (the last one randomly selected) will change?
Well, this does not have to be the case! Rather than using the Infobox or Element Settings (Line, Polyline etc), use the Edit Selection Set command…
One of the easiest ways to save time and increase productivity in ARCHICAD is to make use of the context sensitive right click menu options.
One example that can be significantly quicker than previous version workflow is to select a composite wall / slab / roof then right click the mouse and choose Edit Selected Composite... as shown below:
If you have used the
How many times have you set up and drawn a bunch of Lines then switched to the Arc / Circle Tool only to find it draws with completely different properties?
If you have old projects from many versions ago (pre version 10) they will not open in more recent ARCHICAD versions.
This has to be one of the simplest and easiest commands in ARCHICAD - but one that is often overlooked… yet it is one of my personal favorites!