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ArchiCAD 19 – The Definitive Guide by Adam Rendek, Scott H. MacKenzie

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Chapter 2. Objects, Drafting, and Annotation – A Residential Project

In this chapter, you will populate your house with ArchiCAD objects such as casework, plumbing fixtures, furniture and more. You will also learn how to create your own custom objects. You will start using the tools used for text creation and 2D line work. Here is a list of the main topics we will learn about:

  • Objects—furniture and casework to populate the rooms in the house
  • Annotation—text and dimensions
  • The Mesh tool
  • The Beam & Column tool

Objects

Objects in ArchiCAD are akin to blocks in AutoCAD, cells in MicroStation, or families in Revit. Objects can be furniture, casework, appliances, plumbing fixtures, and more. In Chapter 1, Project Setup and Modeling a Residential Project

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