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DXF-DWG Pens and Colors Mapping

Follow the steps below to map line types in ArchiCAD to those in a DXF/DWG file. For an overview on DXF/DWG translators, click here. 1. Select the translator you wish to edit. 2. In the Settings tab, navigate to the Save Options and make sure that a ...

DXF-DWG Fills Mapping

Follow the steps below to map line types in ArchiCAD to those in a DXF/DWG file. For an overview on DXF/DWG translators, click here. 1. Select the translator you wish to edit. 2. In the Settings tab, navigate to the Save Options and make sure that a ...

How to Create a Custom DXF-DWG Translator

Collaboration with consultants many times involves the use of DXF-DWG files. Differences in office standards can make content graphically difficult to use. Luckily, the DXF-DWG translator can help users map attributes in ArchiCAD to those in DXF-DWG ...

Converting RFA files into GDL Objects

Using RFA content can be a great tool in building up a custom library. Follow the steps below to convert RFA content into GDL objects. NOTE: This process requires the user to install a plugin available from our partner BIM6x. Download and Install the...

Placing DWGs as Drawings

Many consultants, including civil engineers and landscape architects, collaborate using DWGs. Referencing this content is great way to selectively bring this data into a project file. Benefits to Using a DWG as a Reference Prevents unwanted attribute...

Converting 3DM (Rhino) Files into GDL Objects

Using 3DM (Rhino) content can be a great tool in building up a custom library. Follow the steps in either method below to convert 3DM content into GDL objects. Method 1 1. Go to File > Libraries and Objects > Import Rhino 3DM File as Object... 2. Sel...

Importing 3DS Files as Objects

Using 3DS content can be a great tool in building up a custom library. In order to import 3DS files the 3DStudio In add-on will need to be installed. The add-on is part of the Goodies installer. After this package is installed, follow the steps below...

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