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ARCHICAD Training Lesson Outline
Introduction to the Morph tool.
Geometry options - polyline, rectangle, box, revolved
Demonstration of drawing on plan, viewing in 3d
Demonstration of drawing directly in 3d window
- Entire morph - standard arrow
- Subselection of morph faces or edges using Arrow tool variation or keyboard shortcut (Shift-Control mouse-press)
Common editing options using the pet palette
- Reposition edge
Usage Example: Tracing a moulding profile and extruding
Drawing a guide for tube extrusion, turning corners
Unifying multiple morphs
Drawing in a Section or Elevation view, placement in 3D model
Edge definitions - hard, soft, hidden
Changing selected edge settings vs edge settings for the entire morph
Adding chamfers and fillets to edges - individually or for the entire morph
Resolution setting options for fillets
Converting elements into a morph
- Using this to modify details of complex elements (e.g. Stair tread)
- Using this to soften or simplify edges of imported objects
- Resaving as an object