Advanced Tools for Archicad

Setback Averaging

To calculate setback averaging. (Using a 6m and 12m Averaging)

  1. Drawing in your 6m and 12m setback lines from the front boundary
  2. Create the front setback area, using the ‘4D IN-FRONT SETBACK’ fill
  3. Create the behind setback area, using the ‘4D BEHIND SETBACK’ fill
  4. Select all your fills and run the ‘4D DataExp’ component list from the project map
  5. Go to the object tool and select the ‘Set-Back averaging 4D’ tool
  6. Click ‘Import Data’ and modify the text as required.

If the import did not work, it maybe a windows permission error. See the help files here

http://4dlibrary.com.au/library/support/windows-7-and-vista/