The ARCHICAD User Interface

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Quick Options Bar

The Quick Options Bar is shown by default at the bottom of the ARCHICAD window. Use Window > Show/Hide Quick Options ...

Toolbox

The Toolbox shows a variety of tools for selection, 3D construction, 2D drawing and visualization. By default, the ...

Info Box

An Info Box is available for each tool in the toolbox. When you activate a tool or select a placed element, its Info Box palette ...

Menus

When starting ARCHICAD with default settings, you will load the Standard Profile, which defines the default menu structure. ...

Toolbars

A toolbar is a collection of commands and/or menus displayed in icon or text form and grouped by topic. Displaying ...

Shortcuts

ARCHICAD is shipped with several predefined shortcut schemes. To view or print out a list of the shortcuts of the Work ...

Palettes

ARCHICAD’s palettes help you construct, modify and locate elements. Each palette can be shown or hidden separately using ...

Pet Palettes

A pet palette is a collection of icons (representing commands and relevant options) which pops up during graphical input and ...