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Ken ArchiHACK March 17, 2016 Comments

It is important to keep track of the version and build of ARCHICAD you are running - you will need this information when you log a support ticket and need to tr

Link Templates March 10, 2016 Comments

The fourth and final guest post in our series on the power of a pre-linked template is now live at AECbytes: The Power of a Pre-Linked Archi

Ken ArchiHACK February 29, 2016 Comments

The Quick Options palette that has been part of ARCHICAD since version 10 was redesigned in ARCHICAD 19… but not that you would notice as it looks virtually identical.  However – it now includes a fantastic set of shortcuts that make life a lot easier.

Link Templates November 19, 2015 Comments

The third guest post in our series on the power of a pre-linked template is now live at AECbytes: The Power of a Pre-Linked ArchiCAD Template, Part 3 - Layout Book.

Link Presentation November 08, 2015 Comments

This article has been updated here!

 

By now you should know how awesome BIMx PRO is. As the marketing material says, it’s “the ultimate BIM project presentation application — featuring the BIMx Hyper-model, a unique technology for integrated 2D and 3D building project navigation.”

Link ArchiCHECKUP, Training November 01, 2015 Comments

Not all ARCHICAD projects are created equal. From Library Management, to Project Management, to Attribute Management, to Project Settings, to Project Preferences, to Project Structure to managing External Content, there are numerous ways to slow your files down, blow out the file sizes, and generally disorganize your projects. Quite often we're not even aware of what is causing these issues! And if we don't know what's causing them how can we learn how to fix them?

Link Editing October 06, 2015 Comments

Sometimes we work on projects that are sloppy. And sometimes those projects were started by us. And sometimes that happens.

 

Link Tabs September 21, 2015 Comments

ARCHICAD 19 brings us Tabs, but what are they, why were they introduced and what's the most efficient way to use them? We'll answer all these questions as we take an in-depth look at what tabs can and can’t do, then armed with that knowledge introduce best practices to use them efficiently. And who better to collaborate with than the GRAPHISOFT Product Designer tasked with implementing Tabs into ARCHICAD: James Badcock?

 

Link ArchiHACK September 09, 2015 Comments

Did you know you can Expand all the folders and sub-folders in the Navigator or Organizer with just one button?

Link Data September 02, 2015 Comments

Following our friend Jared's blog post on the Graphisoft US Blog titled 'Label-insanity!

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