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Straight From The Masterclass - Tip 4 - Layer Combinations

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

I have come across some ArchiCAD users who would create copies of the same floor plan on the same floor view to create different Architectural Drawings, e.g. insert Electrical symbols on one plan and dimensions on the other. Whereas only one plan is needed and toggling of layers to control elements...

Straight From The Masterclass - Tip 3 - "Placing Hotlinked Modules"

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Hotlinks provide a superb way to manage repetitive structures in ArchiCAD. For instance, if you have a series of similar structures on the same project, you do not have to edit each structure to add, remove, mirror, etc. a detail. All you need do is to go into the Source file and edit one unit and...

Straight From The Masterclass - Tip 2 - "Automatic Dimensions - Exterior Dimensioning"

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Its ArchiCAD mission to assist users to create high quality Documentations without applying too much effort, as a matter of fact most architects enjoy working on their 3D models more than in 2D views. One of those features in ArchiCAD that will do 90% of our work is the Automatic Dimension tool...

Straight From the Masterclass - Tip 1 - "Control Box"

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

With the ArchiCAD Masterclass we have found that there are many tools and features of ArchiCAD that users have forgotten. To help remind you, we will be bringing you a new series of Tips based on comments from the participants. Some of ArchiCAD Drafting aides are usually shown on a Standard Tool...

ArchiCAD Masterclass 2014 now on!

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

The first ever ArchiCAD Masterclass events are now happening around South Africa in Durban, Johannesburg and Cape Town. The ArchiCAD Masterclass 2014 is geared towards growing client and student skills in the SADC region by using a mixture of theory and practical knowledge. Our Technical Team has...

Composites - Cavity and Solid Wall Connection - AC 17 - 18

Friday, November 28, 2014

Creating proper connections is done automatically and properly in ArchiCAD depending on the intersection priotity set within the Building Material dialog. But In some instances this may not occur as anticipated, especially referring to the latest versions of ArchiCAD, namely version 17 and 18. A...

Temporary downtime on BIMcentral

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Dear clients and resellers, Please note that there will be temporary downtime on BIMcentral today as we roll out some critical Updates. Feel free to email info@archicad.co.za should you require urgent product information, coupon redemption or technical support. We apologise should this cause any...

Celebrating ArchiCAD People

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

In the spirit of getting to know our clients, we will celebrating our clients, giving you a new insight into TotalCAD's Team and an interview with one of our valued resellers every month. [caption id="attachment_4751" align="alignleft" width="116"] Celebrated User[/caption] [caption id="...

DWG Export Via ArchiCAD "Model Space"

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Exporting a DWG view from ArchiCAD is fairly an easy task, in a Translation setup there is a number of settings we can use to achieve a desired interpretation of the output of the DWG file. In this article I would like to focus on the Save Options setting, it has a number of "sub-sets" but the main...

All things ArchiCAD in November

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

ArchiCAD Masterclass 2014 Have you confirmed your seat? Preparations for the 2014 ArchiCAD Masterclass are under way and we have confirmed the venues and trainers for each event. We are looking forward to hosting clients and students from Durban, Johannesburg and Cape Town in a 10 day training...

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