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At Rill Architects we run ArchiCAD on Mac OS X. If you work at Rill, this is your stuff. If you don't, but you work in ArchiCAD, you may find something interesting. Anybody else, I don't know.
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With the detail tool and a well-developed model, trim details can be developed pretty quickly. The oddball is rakes, since there's no way to cut a non-plumb section. You need to take extra steps to correct the distortion arising from cutting through sloped elements. A conventional resize won't work, because you can't restrict it to one axis. The trick is
Which you need to do from time to time, for several purposes.
OK I should have done the foundation stuff in the meeting today because it would have given me the opportunity to demonstrate polygon editing for walls, lines, etc.
I assume you've fully internalized the regular perspective. From the Archicad bar stunts file, you can also do this: I don't know why, but I like it.
What it does: • Limits the area for a Find & Select. • Limits the area for a Select All, or a tool-specific Select All. • Limits the model displayed in the 3D window. • Marquee-stretches. Elements wholly within are dragged, elements partly within are stretched. Groups off! • Limits the elements to save as a module. With heavy marquee,
Forgot something else... In 8.1, we have the option of placing a marquee to limit the print area, instead of fiddling with the window itself. Print Marquee Area, among other things. Click 'Copies and Pages' and select 'Archicad' to view these options.