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How to draft 2D Elements in Archicad

Each Archicad project is a complex database consisting of the following items: 3D design elements: walls, columns, windows and doors, MEP system elements, etc.2D drafting and documenting elements: lines, arcs, circles, fills, texts, labels, dimension...

How to draft Arcs and Circles in Archicad

The Arc/Circle Tool To explain the different methods of how to create an arc, we now change to the Arc/Circle Tool. This tool includes two main Geometry Methods: Arc/CircleEllipse. If you click on the icon and hold the left mouse button down, you can...

How to Select Elements - The Arrow Tool

In this article, you can learn how you can select one or more elements in 2D and what methods are available to do this. Table Of ContentsWhat Selection Looks LikeThe Arrow ToolSelecting a single elementDeselecting elementsSelecting Multiple ElementsS...

How to Select Elements - The Marquee Tool

To edit or delete elements in Archicad, you must first select them. Methods of Selection in Archicad You have two ways to select elements: you can click on the element - use the Arrow Toolyou can define an area around the element - with the Arrow Too...

How to Display and Select Elements in 3D

The Visibility of Elements in 3D There is a variety of different settings that affect the 3D View.At View > Elements in 3D View there are four command that help you control what is visible in 3D: Show Selection/Marquee in 3DShow Stored Selection/Marq...

How to Edit Archicad Elements?

In this article you can learn how to: make changes to elements you created beforemake changes to multiple elements at oncechange line types, pens and colorschange the reference line position of walls Changing / Editing Elements To change existing ele...

Get to Know Doors and Windows

In Archicad Doors, Windows and Objects are prepared for you and stored in small files that are organized in folders called libraries. The prepeared Doors and Windows are parametric objects which means you are able to change their hight, width and man...

How to Model Walls in Archicad

To be able to practice what is discussed in this article, it is best if you start a new project. Go to The Archicad Interface to learn how to start a new project. The Wall Tool Walls are one of the basic construction elements in Archicad. You can cre...

How to Use the Find and Select Tool

Andi, Fouad: we should position this article a bit later in the series of articles (in the cours or training or whatever we call it), because we haven't talked about attributes at all yet (or very little). However, we don't talk about attributes a lo...

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