Favorites received a much needed overhaul in ARCHICAD 20. Let’s examine the current state of Favorites and then look ahead to ARCHICAD 21 enhancements that will further supercharge Favorites.

Accessing Favorites

The three primary ways to access Favorites are via the Favorites Palette, the arrow button next to the Tool icon in the Info Box, or from the Favorites star icon at the top left corner of the settings dialog box of the opened Tool/element. I recommend you create a keyboard shortcut for the Favorites Palette as there is no default KBS. I use (shift+~) for my Favorites Palette keyboard shortcut and think that’s what you should use too. The required hand gesture is easy to make and your left hand should be resting near that side of the keyboard anyways. The KBS both opens and…

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