Custom 2D Details for ARCHICAD Windows

Some users like to have their own 2D representations created with lines and fills for the default window with a little bit GDL scripting, let us look at how we can achieve that and how to control it with ARCHICAD’s Model View Option (MVO).

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Joining Wall Segments

Adding new nodes to a Wall when editing it via the Pet palette eventually creates segments which cannot be joined again using an inverse command or such. Though it is not something you could not solve by deleting one of the segments and edit the remaining part, the method is only an alternative when the walls are short or there are a few number of elements (openings) in them only, otherwise cleaning the model might easily end up as a cumbersome task.

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As always, there is a workaround!

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Decimals and Digit Grouping

Ever wanted to change how the numbers appear in ARCHICAD, but could not find the settings in the Dimension Preferences? By default all numbers are showing commas for digit grouping and full stops for decimals.

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This can be very easily changed in the system settings of your OS as ARCHICAD uses the global settings.

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