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Applying Filters in ARCHICAD

by Quinton Cooper

Modeling in ARCHICAD is easy, but controlling the appearance of your model for different outputs requires the next level of understanding. This course will teach you the basics of applying filters in ARCHICAD. Software required: ARCHICAD 20.

What you'll learn

Have you ever struggled to make your ARCHICAD documents and views look the way you want? If so, this is the ideal course for you. In this course, Applying Filters in ARCHICAD, you'll learn how to achieve many different output from a single building information model. First, you'll be introduced to the concept of modeling once, but viewing many times. Next, you'll learn about the available filtering methods in ARCHICAD including layers, pens, structure display, model view options, and graphic overrides. Finally, we'll explore the practical application of each filtering method to a sample model. When you're finished with this ARCHICAD course, you'll not only be aware of all of the filtering options you have at your disposal, but also will be able to apply them intelligently to achieve your desired outputs on any project. Software required: ARCHICAD 20.

About the author

Over 10 years experience using both ARCHICAD and REVIT on a wide range of projects. Began on large scale commercial and institutional projects and moved into BIM Management and ARCHICAD Development for a large multidisciplinary firm. Provided technical support and training to 100s of ARCHICAD users in a strategic role for the software developers responsible for producing ARCHICAD and is now the dedicated ARCHICAD Manager for a large building company in Australia.

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