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Importing DWG/DXF into ArchiCAD

Monday, December 10, 2012

There are various methods of incorporating DWF/DXF files into ArchiCAD projects. Each method has its own impact on how the files will affect or be affected within the ArchiCAD project, as a result the user needs to carefully choose the method that will best suite the desired needs of the project in...

gbXML add-on, How to export model from ArchiCAD for engineering analysis

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Many users battle with placing of zones when exporting ArchiCAD model to gbXML for use in engineering analysis, as a result elements like walls do not show when imported into other softwares,this add-on simplifies all 3D geometry to the bare essentials and structured for applications such as...

Trimming Bodies: Sometimes walls disappear when "trimming elements to roof"-How to fix this

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Sometimes walls disappear when trimming elements to roof, this might be due to the position of the t rimming bodies in relation to the position of the walls to be trimmed and because trimming bodies are not displayed in default settings of ArchiCAD most users are not aware of their importance and...

Morph Tool: how to offset a specific distance from the edges without using construction lines

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Most users believe they need construction lines to denote a specific distance when offsetting from the face of the morph to create another face for editing, though it is a new tool in ArchiCAD 16, it is quite simple to use because one has to use the normal commands of ArchiCAD, namely, the pet...

Fills: Changing the orientation of fills on floor plan

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

ArchiCAD fill orientation often needs to be adjusted at times, whether it be a cut fill of walls in floor plan or even cover fills of a slab, mesh or roof elements. Various settings allow you to manage the orientations. Cut fill orientation of wall on floor plan A typical example is when you are...

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