This week we’ll continue exploring ArchiCAD’s structure in relation to Layers, Layer Combinations, Views and the View Map.
Part 1 is a short 11 minute introduction to issues in layer management. When elements are placed on the wrong layer, they show up on the wrong drawings or are missing from the right ones. Moving elements from one layer to another may be done easily and efficiently with the techniques shown in this video.
Part 2 is a 19 minute lesson on other considerations in layer management. The QuickLayers palette is a great time-saver for various layer manipulations. In addition, this video looks at naming and category systems for layers and layer combinations.
Part 3 is a 15 minute study of Clone Folders, a powerful but misunderstood option in the View Map. Clone folders create Views automatically for a linked Project Map folder, applying a View Settings “style” automatically to every viewpoint in that folder.
Part 4 is a 14 minute lesson covering other advanced and miscellaneous options for Views, including zooms, 3D marquees etc.
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