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

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Annotation

Annotation is the text notes, labels, tags, and dimensions on your drawings. In ArchiCAD, the annotation adjusts its size based on your drawing scale. The following is a set of exercises for the main annotation types that you will use in ArchiCAD.

The Text tool

When you use the Text tool in ArchiCAD, you are essentially creating paragraphs. These paragraphs are referred to as text blocks. If you are an AutoCAD user, you will think of them as Mtext elements. You can format the text block as a whole or have differing formats within the same text block.

ArchiCAD uses the point system to measure the size of text (and also millimeters). The size is also blind to the drawing scale. In other words, it does not matter what scale your view is ...

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