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4.08 Window tool

Measuring elevations

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Window | Measure top elevation

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With Measure top elevation, you can measure the edge of the lintel.
In Archicad there is no lintel, therefore the measurement picks the window height.


Window | Measure bottom elevation

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

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


Diagonal points

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Here you measure the corners of the window reveal + window sill and window reveal + window lintel. With this method, you do not need to measure the window width and height before.

#Click 1: Window reveal + window sill corner.

#Click 2: Opposite side window reveal + window lintel corner.


Side points

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


?  Have you measured the window height?

#Click 1: Reveal inner surface.

#Click 2: Opposite reveal inner surface.


Window | 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 window from inside.

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Outside measurement


Use this option to measure the window from outside.

Straight reveal > Inside | Outside

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



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Note:
For the outside measurement, you can only use the straight reveal.

Window frame depth > Inside | Outside


Measure the depth from the wall edge to the window frame.

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

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Window sill outside > Outside

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#Click 1: 
Top edge of window sill rear

#Click 2: 
Lower edge of window sill front

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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 / Window 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 / Window frame edge.

#Click 2: 
Reveal front edge.

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

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

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