Advanced Tools for Archicad

04| Lintel Detail 4D

2d Lintel Part. Place both internal and external lintels at the same time. All the standard lintel sizes available from a drop down list. Will do T_bar lintels as well as standard.

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03| Post Shoe 4D

Shows blade, U-Style and L style post to shoe connections. Then simple bars, plate, reo or starter bars to the footing connection. This part will also show a 2d Footing if required. The view type can be either side for front.

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Introducing the 4D Detailing Objects

The new suite of detailing objects in the 4D library allow you to create details quickly and efficiently, using the local available components you expect from the 4D Library. We have Mungo Bolts (Nylon Sheaths) furring channels, roof tile profiles from Bristile, together with typical screws, nails, claddings and such.

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Issue: Associative Labels not showing in elevation or section.

Answer: Associative labels are often “broken” from version to version of ArchiCAD, often from build to build. I think version 10,11 and 12 all at some stage “broke” the associative labels in sections and elevations. So, check you have the latest build of ArchiCAD, if you do, you may need to roll back your installation,…

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Bathroom

Vanity Unit 4D Q. When I have extended my hob out, how can I get my tiling to go from the hob to the under side of the mirror. A. In the parameters section of the vanity, check the ‘Tile from Mirror to Hob” parameter.

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Electrical

Q. How do I get an electrical legend using the 4D library parts A. To insert a new schedule into your project, goto the document menu\schedules and listing\schedules\scheme settings. Click ‘import’ from the dialog and open “Electrical Legend 12” from the 4D Library\4D Interactive Schedules folder. Now, open the Project Map and drag the Electrical…

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Window and doors

Q. How do I stop the opening lines and arrows from showing in elevation and 3D. Q. The plan view of the window and doors will not show sizes A. Make sure your model view options have window and door markers ‘Un-checked’ (Model View Options are found in the document menu). Save the Model View…

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09| Standard Notes 4D

General Notes: Great little part that makes it easy to enforce your company standards to any notes. Set up to forty separate “Standard” notes in the object and then the user can simply check the tick box for each of the notes that they want. Different sets of notes can easily be set as favorites.…

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08| Plate Stamp

General Notes: Useful plate stamp that can be used in sections and details. Size and pens completely parametric Advanced Functions: Now has the ability to replicate by simply setting the “spacings” parameter and then stretching the editable hotspot

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Object Auto Label 4D

General Notes: Special 4D associative label. Advanced Functions Label used to automatically label any 4D Library part logically, eg. Label that displays the number of drawers when labelling the vanity unit.

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03| Sliding door 4D

General Notes: Sliding door with many different head shape options that will also do stacker sliders and snap to standard manufacturer configurations. Advanced Functions

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04| Niche and Shapes 4D

General Notes: Creates odd shaped windows, such as eyebrow, gothic, diamond and star.  Plus all the shapes can be set to be a niche. Advanced Functions Exports to BCA Calculator and to advanced 4D window schedule.

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Dimension Line-Symbol 4D

General Notes: Dimensioning object that can be saved as a favourite and used to enforce office standard dimensioning Advanced Functions:

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