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Hyperlinks and ArchiCAD (Part 2)

Hyperlinks and ArchiCAD (Part 2)

In the previous post we talked about hotlinked markers in your multi-page PDFs. Today let’s talk about some other implications and possibilities of a multi-page PDF created from the Publisher in ArchiCAD. Imagine you’re laying out your sheets to work well digitally...
Hyperlinks and ArchiCAD (Part 1)

Hyperlinks and ArchiCAD (Part 1)

Did you know that the PDF sets you have been printing for years are WAY more powerful than you ever knew? In fact, after reading this series of posts, you might stop printing physical sets altogether. Well that might be a little extreme, but you’ll WANT to stop...
Order AND Complexity

Order AND Complexity

I’ve been thinking a lot about Order and Chaos… If you haven’t read the Slate article A Unified Theory of Muppet Types, find time to read it after you’re done with this post (or pause and read that before continuing). It was transformative for...
The Evolution of an Elevation

The Evolution of an Elevation

A few recent BIM-related encounters all pointed to a similar question/want: why can’t ArchiCAD handle element edges in elevation to mimic the heavy air lines of a hand-drawn elevation? It’s a good question, but not something I’m going to answer...
Ten Tips for Successful BIM Implementation

Ten Tips for Successful BIM Implementation

The switch to BIM: bigger than just going from 2D to 3D So you’re thinking about making the jump to BIM. Or perhaps you’ve been using ArchiCAD for years and have just upgraded to the latest version. What can you do to make the transition smoother? Know...
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