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4.01 Wall tool

With the BIMmTool Wall Tool, you can measure simple, slanted, or polygon walls quickly and efficiently.


Measuring elevations

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Wall | Measure top elevation

image.png Value of the measurement for [Wall height] - (Depending on the setting [Wall top linked story])


Wall | Measure bottom elevation

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Wall Geometry Methods

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Single wall

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Measure a single straight wall

#Click 1
Measure wall start point


#Click 2
Measure wall end point

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Geometry Method Polygon

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Measure in chained / continuous walls

#Click 1
Measure wall start point

#Click 2
Measure the next wall point

#Click 3
Measure wall start point

#Click 4
Measure the next wall point

Last click: Finish or Close Polygon

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Wall segment over 3 points

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Measuring a wall segment over 3 points

#Click 1
Measure wall start point

#Click 2
Measure the second wall point

#Click 3
Measure wall end point


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Circular wall over 3 points

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Measure a circular wall over 3 points

#Click 1
Measure the wall start point

#Click 2
Measure the second wall point

#Click 3
Measure wall end point


Note:
Archicad generates the partition of the circle wall along the first and third measuring points.

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Slanted wall

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Measuring a slanted wall

#Click 1
Measure wall start point - bottom

#Click 2
Measure wall end point - bottom


#Click 3
Measure wall point for inclination angle - top

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#Click 1
Measure wall start point - top

#Click 2
Measure wall end point - top

#Click 3
Measure wall point for inclination angle - bottom

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Wall functions

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Closing a wall polygon

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Finish the measurement with Close Polygon; the first and the last wall will be connected.

#Click 1
Measure wall start point

#Click 2
Measure wall end point

#Click 3
Measure wall start point

#Click 4
Measure wall end point

Select the Close Polygon button


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End

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To end the wall polygon method.

#Click 1
Measure wall start point

#Click 2
Measure wall end point

#Click 3
Measure wall start point

#Click 4
Measure wall end point


Select the Finish button

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Measuring the wall thickness

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To measure the wall thickness:


Select the wall.

#Click for wall thickness.



Note:

Change the wall thickness from the reference line inwards. If necessary, mirror the wall.


Measure a trapezoid wall

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To measure a trapezoid wall:


Select the wall

#Click for the first wall point.

#Click for the second wall point.


Note:
Change the wall thickness from the reference line inwards. If necessary, mirror the wall.


Measure a polygon wall

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To measure a polygon wall:


Select the wall.

#Click for a (further) wall point.


Note:
Change the wall thickness from the reference line inwards. If necessary, mirror the wall.