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Ken ArchiHACK April 08, 2016 Comments

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!

Ken ArchiHACK April 05, 2016 Comments

Keyboard shortcuts are a simple way to save a few seconds with tasks your run every day in ARCHICAD.  

Ken ArchiHACK March 30, 2016 Comments

Do you know how to select elements in ARCHICAD with the Direction Dependent Selection method?  This has been available for a number of versions and is a really useful option – but in the default installation, it is not activated, so you may not even be aware of it.

Ken ArchiHACK March 25, 2016 Comments

As Easter is almost here, it is a good time to go on an ARCHICAD Easter Egg hunt… but not the chocolate variety!

Ken ArchiHACK March 21, 2016 Comments

You will often hear ‘is your ARCHICAD up to date’ mentioned in support circles – but what does it mean?

Ken ArchiHACK March 17, 2016 Comments

It is important to keep track of the version and build of ARCHICAD you are running - you will need this information when you log a support ticket and need to tr

Link Templates March 10, 2016 Comments

The fourth and final guest post in our series on the power of a pre-linked template is now live at AECbytes: The Power of a Pre-Linked Archi

Ken ArchiHACK February 29, 2016 Comments

The Quick Options palette that has been part of ARCHICAD since version 10 was redesigned in ARCHICAD 19… but not that you would notice as it looks virtually identical.  However – it now includes a fantastic set of shortcuts that make life a lot easier.

Link Templates November 19, 2015 Comments

The third guest post in our series on the power of a pre-linked template is now live at AECbytes: The Power of a Pre-Linked ArchiCAD Template, Part 3 - Layout Book.

Link Presentation November 08, 2015 Comments

By now you should know how awesome BIMx PRO is. As the marketing material says, it’s “the ultimate BIM project presentation application — featuring the BIMx Hyper-model, a unique technology for integrated 2D and 3D building project navigation.”

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