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ArchiCAD 17 - New Feature: Improved Zone Creation and Editing

Date: Thursday, June 6, 2013

New Zone input methodsAC17_BOX_CAM1

New Rectangle/Rotated Rectangle options when drawing a manual zone. 
Keep Zone Area Fixed while Editing
Use new “Fixed Area” option in pet palette to offset the Zone in a way that keeps its area unchanged.
 Screen Shot 2013-06-06 at 11.43.26 AM
Benefits

 

Consistent element creation: Rectangular zones can be defined with two clicks like any other polygon type element
Zone based design workflow is now integrated into ArchiCAD