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ArchiCAD Tip - Element Information


The "Element Information" palette displays information about the dimensions of element(s) selected on the Floor Plan.
The palette is found at "Window > Palettes > Element Information"
With this feature, you can get instant feedback on some simple quantities that do not appear in the elements' settings dialog boxes, without having to use any listing commands.

The 'Information Content' buttons in the top section of the palette (highlighted in red) defines what information will be shown.
If none of the buttons are active, only the number and type of the selected elements is displayed.


The six buttons display, from left to right:

These pieces of information can be combined, saved and printed by choosing from the pop-up menu commands in the top right corner of the palette (highlighted in red).

The Element Information display can be extremely useful for: