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4.07 Door tool

Measuring elevations

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Door | Measure top elevation

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With Measure top elevation, you can measure the edge of the lintel.
It is only required if you measure via the side points.


Door | Measure bottom elevation

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With Measure bottom elevation, you can measure the elevation of the sill/threshold.

It is only needed if you measure via the side points.


Archicad door settings

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Before measuring, make sure that your door settings match the actual case.

As a rule, use "Reveal dimensions" or "Egress dimensions" - for existing buildings. (Values are country specific.)

Door | Inside/Outside Pop-Up

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Different functions are available depending on the selection of inside or outside measurements.

Note:
Currently, you cannot combine inside and outside measurements.


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Inside measurement


Use this option to measure the door from inside.

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Outside measurement


Use this option to measure the door from outside.


Diagonal points

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Here you measure the corners of the door frame bottom + door frame top. With this method, you do not have to measure the door width and height before.


#Click 1: Door frame bottom / floor corner.

#Click 2: Door frame top corner opposite side.

#Click 3: Door opening direction (hinge side).


Illustration point 3:

Floor right from the door - hinge right (inwards)


Illustration point C:

Floor left from the door - hinge left (inwards)

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Illustration point 13:

Wall left from the door - hinge right (outwards)


Illustration point C:

Wall right from the door - hinge left (outwards)


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Side points

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Here you measure across the two reveals. With this measuring method, you must measure the door height beforehand.


?  Have you measured the door height?

#Click 1: Reveal inner surface.

#Click 2: Opposite reveal inner surface.

Straight reveal > Inside | Outside

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You can use the straight reveal for measurements inside and outside.

Note:
No additional clicks are necessary.

Slanted reveal > Inside

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You can use the slanted reveal for measurements inside only.

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Select slanted reveal and click on Measure reveal.



#Click 1: 
Reveal rear / Door frame edge.

#Click 2: 
Reveal front edge.

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Unequal slanted reveal > Inside

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You can use the unequal slanted reveal for measurements inside only.

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Select slanted reveal and click on Measure reveal.


#Click 1: 
Reveal rear / Door frame edge.

#Click 2: 
Reveal front edge.

#Click 3: 
Reveal rear / Door frame edge on the opposite side.

#Click 4:
Reveal front edge on the opposite side.

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Measure reveal | Door frame depth


Inside Outside
#Click 1: 
On the door frame for the depth

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