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Using the Quick Options Bar

Ken

You may, or may not, have noticed the new Quick Options Bar in ARCHICAD 20:

By default, this is shown to the bottom of each window in ARCHICAD 20, with the content varying slightly depending on what type of window is open (Plan, Elevation, Detail or 3D etc).

If you cannot see the Quick Options Bar - go to Window> Show Quick Options Bar:

Edit Composite or Complex Profile Settings the quick way!

Ken

One of the easiest ways to save time and increase productivity in ARCHICAD is to make use of the context sensitive right-click menu options.

One example that can be significantly quicker than previous version workflow is to select a composite wall / slab / roof then right-click the mouse and choose Edit Selected Composite... as shown below:

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