Align Elements

Use this menu (Edit > Align) to align selected elements with each other, or to a custom-drawn target line, using a variety of criteria:
Align elements right or left;
Align elements to the top or bottom;
Center elements vertically or horizontally;
“Special”-align elements to any point on an existing element, or to a temporary line/arc drawn by you.
The Align commands are only active if you have selected at least two elements.
When using the Align commands, the expression “right” refers to the rightmost element on the x-axis in the window you are looking at (e.g. Floor Plan, Section, 3D). The expression “left” refers to the left-hand direction on the x-axis.
Note: If you want to use a different anchor point of the elements you are aligning, use the Special Align options (Edit > Align > Special Align).
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Go to Edit > Align and choose one of the following operations:
Left: If you choose Edit > Align > Left, all selected elements will be aligned to the leftmost bounding-box point of the element that is located farthest to the left.
Right: If you choose Edit > Align > Right, all selected elements will be aligned to the rightmost bounding-box point of the element located farthest to the right.
Top/Bottom: If you choose Edit > Align > Top or Bottom, all selected elements will be aligned to the topmost (or bottommost) point on the element that is the top (or bottom) element of the selected group.
To achieve this, we select all the windows, then use Edit > Align > Top to obtain the desired result.
Center Horizontally: If you choose Edit > Align > Center Horizontally, ARCHICAD will determine the selected elements’ top and bottom y-coordinates, and then align all the elements horizontally (using each element’s centerpoint), along a horizontal line halfway between the top and bottom elements.
Center Vertically: If you choose Edit > Align > Center Vertically, ARCHICAD will determine the selected elements’ leftmost and rightmost x-coordinates, and then align all the elements vertically, along a vertical line halfway between them.
The options in Edit > Align > Special Align give you great flexibility in lining up selected elements. You can choose which point to align, and you can choose what to align the elements to: a temporary line/arc drawn by you, or any existing line/edge.
Go to Edit > Align > Special Align and choose the Nearest Point option: each tree will line up along the path using each tree’s bounding box point that falls closest to the path.
Choose the Click an existing line or element edge option.
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