I recently purchased a 3D CADmouse from 3Dconnexion and just could not get it configured to work with Archicad 26, specifically the scroll wheel to orbit my 3D images as well as could not assign a function to my middle button. Called their tech department and they told me that it may not be compatible with this version of AC. Currently running on MacOS Catalina 10.15
Anybody else have this problem?
Also, any recommendation on mice?
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i'm running a wireless one right now. make sure your drivers are up to date, considering AC26 launched not too long ago.
when you've got the AC26 window active, open the 3Dconnexion settings & "Archicad" should be visible in the top left corner
if not, perhaps the settings you've set were to the last program you were in prior to switching to the 3D mouse settings.
but in saying that, yes, perhaps they still needed time to update the drivers for AC26.
i've installed it on PC. i'm not on a Mac. so i don't really know the particular settings for the mouse in that OS.
i'm guessing you've been flicking between the various tabs? Device/Buttons/Radial menus/Macros/ and Tools? & nothing in there that you can tell the device to register these particular commands while Archicad is the active window? i'm guessing the device is compatible with the macOS seeing as you've got it installed?
if no one else here can help, perhaps the ol' Professor Google?
Having a separate number keypad for the other hand is definitely more comfortable and productive.
Most keyboards have the number pad on the RHS, not good for a right handed person with the right hand on the mouse. There are a few keyboards out there with the number pad on the LHS.
I use a small keyboard in the middle and a number pad for my left hand and my right hand on a mouse with programable buttons for common functions.
I input all my numbers with my left hand so I can keep my right hand on the mouse all the time. Otherwise you can waste too much time taking your hand off the mouse to input numbers.
In my other post I keep asking for interactive dimensions to move walls and other elements around while editing plans. There has to be a more simple way to use Archicad ? Too many steps and keystrokes with the current Archicad GUI.