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Line types displayed across stories

In case we would like to show our elements on other stories as well, one might wonder where to set the line type for the display one story above or below? In case of three basic elements, slabs, objects and meshes, we can set this under Project Prefe...

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Grid Elements in Elevation or Section

The Grid Tool in ARCHICAD allows elements placed in plan view to show in Elevation and Section. Enabling Grid Elements in Elevation or Section Select the elevation or section in the project map and click the settings button. In the Elevation/Section ...

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Visual Compare - Trace & Reference

Introduction This feature helps the user identify the differences between two views. All the necessary settings are available from the Trace and Reference Palette which is accessible from the Window > Palettes menu. Main options of the Trace & Refere...

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Display Order

When drawing a Project with ARCHICAD, overlapping elements will be drawn according to a specified stacking order. About Drawing Index When using the Bring Forward/ Bring to Front/ Send Backward/ Send to Back commands, ARCHICAD uses an internal index ...

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Difference between Drawing and Figure Tools

This document was prepared in response to the ARCHICAD-Talk question of when to use the Figure Tool rather than the Drawing Tool. Drawing Tool Figure Tool What it inserts ARCHICAD views (internal or external), external drawings (DWG, DXF, DWF, DGN, P...

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How to Use Standard Details in a Project

This article explains how to embed one or more standard detail drawings into your Project. In this example, we will embed a balcony and Wall-Slab intersection detail into our Project, and place it onto a Layout. We will also create a marker which con...

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Show Projection Settings

The origin of this tip is a blog post by Pablo Montes on his great blog, Arquitecturama.MX: http://juanpablos.blogspot.com/ There are three options can be set as Range of Element’s Projected Display definition (Show Projection) for a non-straight Wal...

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ARCHICAD's 3D Views and 3D Documents

Originally published at AECBytes: http://aecbytes.com/tipsandtricks/2008/issue35-archicad.html. Written by Eric Bobrow (Principal, Bobrow Consulting Group) ARCHICAD makes it easy to create a Virtual Building, a 3D Building Information Model (BIM) of ...

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