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Shell Tool Settings

  For a description of generic settings common to all tools in the Toolbox, see Working in Tool Settings Dialog Boxes. For general information on how to create and edit shells, see Shells. Shell Geometry and Positioning Panel   Reference Line Offset to Home Story: Enter a ...

Shell Listing Parameters

Parameter Short Description Long Description   Shell Geom­etry Method Geometry method used to create the Shell: Extruded, Revolved, or Ruled     Edge Surface Name of the Surface assigned to the ...

Customize Edge of Shell or Edge of Shell Hole

You can customize the surface and/or type of any edge of a Shell, or the edge of a hole in a Shell. Once you set the customized surface/type options, you can choose to apply them to the clicked edge only, to all edges of the clicked polygon (hole), or to all Shell edges. 1.Select the ...

Edit Shell Hole

For information on customizing Shell edge surface, see Customize Edge of Shell or Edge of Shell Hole. The Shell hole is created by an editable cutting body. The cutting body is visible when you select the hole itself, not the Shell. To select the hole, zoom in on the hole and click its ...

Create Hole in Shell

On the Floor Plan or Section window: 1.Select any Shell on the Floor Plan or Section. 2.From the context menu, choose Create Hole in Shell.   3.Draw the desired polygon onto the Shell. (The opening’s plane is the Floor Plan, but you can edit this later.) See Edit Shell ...

About Shells

Basic Shell Creation Shells can be created in either the Floor Plan or 3D Window. Use one of three basic shapes: •Extruded •Revolved, or •Ruled   Creating a basic Shell of any of these types is easy. Then you can develop the Shell further by graphically editing ...

How to create custom Solid bodies using Shell

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5R_l7GlRAsk The Shell Tool that was introduced in ArchiCAD 15 is a very versatile Tool. However, as its name implies, it is a Shell, it is a body of constant thickness generated onto a membrane. ArchiCAD users may encounter…

Define Shell Contour

  Suppose we have a ruled Shell like the one above. You can trim it, or any Shell geometry, to the desired shape by defining its contour. 1.Go to the Floor Plan or Section window. 2.Select the Shell. 3.From the context menu, choose Define Shell Contour.   4.Draw the ...