ARCHICAD 23 comes with many changes and improvements in performance, productivity, visualization, and information management. Moreover, there are plenty of small features hidden in ARCHICAD 23 that you may want to check out:
ARCHICAD 23 comes with a brand new Startup dialog
that heavily focuses on recent opened projects. From the dialog you can select multiple projects and open in different ARCHICAD instances
. Recent opened projects on the new Startup Dialog
can be sorted by Name, Last used, Size and Type, in ascending or descending order using the button
Hovering the mouse over the preview in thumbnail mode will display the last opened tabs of the project. Use X
to hide the file from recent opened projects.
The Settings button will allow you to configure how ARCHICAD 23 handles Legacy projects (originating from a previous version of ARCHICAD) and Archive
Help Center button
in the Startup Dialog will direct you towards GRAPHISOFT’s guides and tutorials
From ARCHICAD 23, during the file opening process, you will not be interrupted by warnings and messages and can start working right away. The new Action Center
can be found in File > Info > Action Center
In ARCHICAD 23, we have completely renewed the built-in Surface Catalog
with higher resolution textures, better reflections and Parallax offset. If you open a project that was created in a previous version of ARCHICAD, the Surfaces will keep their original texture images. For the Surfaces to use the renewed textures you need to change the texture images manually
from Attribute Manager or Surfaces dialog.
The new Louver
panel can be rotated in 90 degree increments by dragging the node in Curtain Wall
's Edit mode.
2D Representation of Connected Slabs on Floor Plan
When choosing Use Hidden Lines
for 2D Representation of Connected Slabs on Floor Plan
, the Hidden Lines in Slab
Settings will be used.
functionality is now merged into New Composite Structure
In Sunlight Settings
, moving the sliders now provides live feedback within the dialog already before releasing the slider:
The new Tab Preview
function can be turned off in Work Environment > More Options > Show Preview in Tab Bar
Opening Reference Planes
The new Opening Tool
in ARCHICAD 23 makes it easy to create a new opening on a wall or slab. By keeping this option turned on in View > On-Screen View Options > Opening Reference Planes
, it ensures that an Opening will have a visible frame in Floor Plan even if it is located entirely outside of its associated host element.
To learn more about the rest of the small improvements in ARCHICAD 23, read this article.