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How to set up Architect credits for BIMx mobile

Brieuc Tassel
Graphisoft
Graphisoft
Together with ARCHICAD 21 release, users are now able to add Architect Credits to their BIMx Hyper-models. This feature allows architects to display their company logo and website in the BIMx Hyper-model, it will be visible for users when opening a 3D view and while navigating into the 3D itself.

Requirements

Setup

ARCHICAD

  • Open ARCHICAD
  • Go to File > Info > Project Preview & Architect Credits in BIMx and set up the Architects Credits.
    • Make sure the Architect Credits URL has a fully qualified name, it has to start with "http://" or "https://" (e.g. http://graphisoft.com) - Without this the URL will not be interactive within the BIMx application.
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NOTE: You can use a PNG image with an alpha-channel background to make parts of the logo transparent
  • Open the BIMx Publisher Set Properties, at the bottom of the window, check the Use Architects Credits in BIMx Hyper-model box.
    • In case you haven't set up the Architect Credits before, this option will bring you to the new Project Preview & Architect Credits in BIMx window, from here you will also be able to add your company URL and Logo (as shown below).
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  • Publish your BIMx Hyper-Model as you usually do. During the publishing, the Architects Credits will be embedded into the model.

BIMx

  • Open your BIMx Hyper-model on your mobile device
  • Open a 3D model
    • You will see the Architect Credits displayed while the 3D is loading
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  • You can also access the credits by pressing the company logo at the top right corner of the 3D view. In this case the live URL to the website is also shown. If you tap it, it will open in the default browser.
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