I want to change the name (only) of the ArchiCAD file I used to import
drawings in to a Layout Book from. How can I do this and still keep the
links to my layouts? I don't want to have to re-link all 40+ drawings
one at a time.
I publish as "save to file" and include the reviewer. however after I
upload to my website, the files will not open. I get an error message
"selected documents cannot be found". If I open the published files w/
the reviewer locally it works! I can se...
Hi, I'm printing my plan using a non-plotter printer (that is, a regular
HP 9800 wide-format ink-jet), and I'm having severe problems with parts
of my plan getting cut off. When I tape the tiled sheets together, I've
lost some information on the edge...
In PlotMaker a particular layout has one drawing (floor plan) and I want
to add an other plan as a ghost story like i do in ArchiCAD. Can this be
(conveniently) done in PlotMaker or do i need to be clever about it. Add
another drawing, tweak settings...
This might be a GDL question, but here it goes. I like putting note
codes on my plans, elevations and section working drawings, with the
text alongside the note code on the side of the drawing sheet. This
makes drawings look very clear and uncluttere...
Please excuse me if this has been answered ad-nauseum, but I could not
find it: How does one dimension to the centerline of a wall (core
centerline)? I have trued every option in the auto- interior
dimensioning, but I still find the width of the wall...
What I usually do when making an electrical (or mechanical) plan. Is to
take the architectural drawings, eliminate dimensions, notes, hatches
etc) turn everything to a color that plots very light and then start
drawing the consultants diagram in a co...
We purchased a HP DesignJet 500 42" model two weeks ago to replace our
old 350. The biggest reason we got it was because the paper was roll fed
so we could send a bunch of plots to it and go home. For the first few
days we had it connected via a USB ...
Plotter has been serviced and checks out by HP, and set to plot on "D"
architectural. Master is Architectural "D" and Layout is set to "D"
size. I have brought in the margins @ 2" from top and bottom and 4" from
end to end. When I plot the image is p...
First issue (of 2): A colleague is working on a complex multi-storey
building. In accord with our office protocol, he is creating .pmk files
for inclusion in his layout book, but is finding that the number of .pmk
files he needs is becoming unwieldy,...