ARCHICAD allows users to quickly apply hatches and shadows to elevations and sections. To enable shadows and 3D vectorial hatching, please follow the steps below.
- Navigate to Elevation or Section.
- Open the Elevation (or Section) Settings dialogue box of the current viewpoint. Do a right click on the tab and select Elevation (or Section) Settings.
- Under the Model Display tab, set Fill Uncut Surfaces with: Own Surface Colors (Shaded) and enable Sun Shadow.
Note: You can further customize the shadows by adjusting the angle of the sun azimuth and altitude.
- Click OK to exit the dialogue box.