How do I select a layer in archicad?

How do I select everything on a layer in ArchiCAD?

ArchiCAD Training (Best Practices Lesson 15-2)

  1. Arrow tool active -> select all elements visible in the current window.
  2. Marquee tool placed in the window -> select all elements within the marquee.
  3. Element tool (e.g. Wall, Window) active -> select all of that type of element.

How do I select a group in archicad?

Edit > Grouping > Autogroup, a toggle command (shortcut: Alt+G), lets you group elements at the same time you create them (instead of creating elements first and then grouping them).

How do you scale elements in archicad?

To set the scale of your drawing, click on the scale indicator at the bottom of the Archicad window and select the desired scale. The software, by default, is set to the residential scale.

What are layers in ArchiCAD?

Layers are used in ArchiCAD to organize elements and are the primary means to control their visibility. A key principle is that you need to have enough layers to be able to show and hide related groups of elements properly for all construction documents as well as all design phases.

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