It has been some time since ARCHICAD 20 was released - and like previous versions, from time to time, GRAPHISOFT release updates. These updates perform maintenance on your installation and apply fixes for issues.
Updates are particuraly important right now as Apple has recently released their new Operating System macOS 10.12 Sierra.
To Check for Updates - launch ARCHICAD and go to Help > Check for Updates...
When you are working between projects you often find the need to add additional Libraries. It is prety frustrating having to navigate through the same repetitive folders trying to find that special Library… usually the one you keep meaning to move to a more sensible location ;-)
If you open the LibraryManager you can add more Libraries using the regular Add… button which will take you to the Finder or Explorer to locate your Library.
Over the past four weeks we have been running a series of #justthetip articles showing how to Command and Control ARCHICAD. These have shown four of the main keys that can be used to tame ARCHICAD and increase your productivity. They include:
This is the final article in a series of four #justthetip articles showing you how to master the primary keys you need to Command and Control ARCHICAD. The key we will examine today is not one that is traditionally thought of as a shortcut key at all… the Spacebar.
The Spacebar has two types of function - the Magic Wand and as a toggle to invert a command.
This is the third of a series of four #justthetip articles showing you how to master the primary keys you need to Command and Control ARCHICAD… in this article we will take a look at the Alt key and what it does in ARCHICAD.
The Alt key can be shown with a variety of symbols… alt, Alt, ALT or even Options on some older Apple keyboards! The bottom line is they all mean the same thing!
This is the second of a series of four #justthetip articles showing you how to master the primary keys you need to Command and Control ARCHICAD… in this article we will take a look at the SHIFT key and what it can do for you!
Shift is one of those multi-function keys in ARCHICAD that performs a number of important tasks allowing you to select, deselect, constrain or act as a shortcut modifier. In addition, the Shift key works identically on both Mac OS or Windows.
"ARCHICAD has enabled Slichter Architects to expand our services while mainstreaming our workflow. By embracing BIM technology we have provided our clients early project models for both interior and exterior review while developing the projects for quick turn around of construction drawings once the design is approved."
Chad Slichter, Slichter Architects
“Chris and Link from BIM6x have been an incredible assistance and resource for our firm as we have implemented ARCHICAD into our office workflow. Not only are they experts in the use and implementation of the software, they are also very enjoyable to work with. They are always quick to respond to any questions or issues that we may have ... and if they don’t have the answers (which is rare) they know where to send us to find them. Their technical support is by far the best that we have ever had in our industry and their development of the BIM6x ARCHICAD Template Kits is a testament of their desire to see their clients succeed.”
Tony K. Pantone - Principal, Bott Pantone Architects