Learn the basic concepts of the ARCHLine.XP interface
Introduction to the Work Area
Learn how to work with a 3D model. You can easily move and rotate the 3D model and set up different views in seconds
Rescaling the User Interface
Learn how to re-scale the ARCHLine.XP interface to match various display resolutions
Units and Angles
Elements in your project can be measured in imperial or metric units. Define the type of measurement the rounding value and the decimal separation symbol
The BIM Interface
Learn the different parts of the BIM interface in the ARCHLine.XP design software
Understanding the Interface
Learn about the user interface, the drawing tools and selecting methods
Create the main walls and the partition walls. Learn how to navigate in 3D and to use the different visual styles
Learn about selecting
Create Basic Drawings
Creating a Wall Recess and Partition Walls
Let’s place partition walls and ‘inserts’
This video will give you a briefing on importing file. Learn how to import a raster based PDF and scale it ready to work on.
The basics of importing a DWG file from AutoCAD or other CAD software and how to scale it ready to work on.
Learn how to import a vector based PDF that has geometric information and use it for your work efficiently
Import PDF Floor Plan as a Raster Image
Import a PDF as an image and calibrate it. Size it and trace over it to build up the whole structure of the model.
Import Geometry from PDF File (1/2)
Import geometry as vector based lines and polygons in the specified colour and line thickness
Import Geometry from PDF File (2/2)
After importing the layout, it can be scaled 1:1 Then real size walls and opening can be placed by specifying endpoints of lines
Import Floor Plan as Image File
We import an image file as a BMP, JPG, PNG or TIF. , scale to the correct size then trace over to build up our model.
Import and export IFC files and work with BIM data. This video explains how you do it in practice.
Introduction to Styles
‘Styles’ are a collection of named properties and a related graphical representations that are applied to architectural elements such as walls and documentation elements such as dimensions.
Using Style Packages
Load a package of ‘Styles’ for a specific project or purpose. Packages can be loaded or detached on demand. Create your own office’s standard Style packages or ones that match methods of construction.
Importing and Exporting Styles
Creating a Custom Wall Style
Adding Dimensions and Titles
Architectural Floor Plan
The architectural floor plan is an indispendable part of the documentation.
Wall Elevation View
How to Manage Large-Size Projects
During the life of large projects the file size can grow significantly. It worth spending some time to clean up the project in order to reduce project file size and incresae operational speeds
In order to make our project organized and easy to handle, it is necessary to manage the project properly. Let’s look at how.
Automatic Backup archives and how NOT to lose your work!
Level of Detail and Volumes
In this tutorial video we talk about management of level of detail and volumes.
Live Building Elements
The key to fast and fluent workflow is the efficient use of layers. Let’s look at one way to do it well.
Save Current Settings
Initial factory settings. How to override and restore them.
How to save your entire working environment and files so you can relocate to another computer without wasting time resetting everything.
Working with Multiple Buildings
Learn about the tricks and tips of working with multiple buildings in a project and how to organize them most effectively
Learn how to download objects from a manufacturer or from object libraries on the internet and modify them to use in your projects