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Understanding Archicad - Quiz 2
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Why is beneficial to use Favo(u)rites?
Favo(u)rites make it safe to copy elements across the Archicad files.
Use Favo(u)rites to set up your Keyboard Shortcuts combinations.
It saves time as you don’t need to check and adjust all the settings of a Tool before placing an element.
What does Floor Plan Cut Plane stand for?
Virtual Horizontal Plane in 3d Window you can use for setting up Storey Levels.
A guide plane visible in Sections/Elevations indicating where the Elevation/Section Markers are located.
It is the height above the respective floor level where elements displayed in a plan view are cut along.
How can you reduce the complexity of an Archicad file?
Always safe a backup file when competing milestone project phase.
Regularly delete Library Manager reports.
Think of what Level Of Detail your 3D project specifically requires and if supplementing it with 2D elements may speed up the overall documentation process.
What is the the best modelling process to keep the level of accuracy high?
Mainly draw or edit in plan, elevation or section as you will have more and better references in regard to the accuracy of any edits, then review in 3D.
You don’t have to worry about the accuracy while modelling. You can always override dimension lines inlayer stages.
Model most of the elements in 3D window, than check the accuracy in 2d plan view.
Why are Attributes important?
Attributes manage scheduling properties.
Attributes need to be the same across linked files so elements show correctly.
To protect your company’s copyrights.
What will help you to draw more accurately?
First draw the shapes with 2d lines and than follow lines with walls, slabs, etc.
Use Hairline mode to easily identify nodes and edges.
Use Zoom Tool frequently.
What is special about Doors and Windows?
Doors and windows are associated to the wall you place them in. This means when you delete a wall, all windows placed in it will be deleted as well.
You can modify them in 3d window.
Doors and Windows can be placed as independent items.
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