Cadimage Tools v18 Status Update – October 2014

23 October 2014 Joshua Osborne No Comments

This table shows the current status of the V18 Cadimage Tools as of the 23rd of October:

Tool Status Release Date Scheduled Future Releases
Cabinets 6.01 Released 13/10/2014
Coverings 3.14 Released 29/09/2014 Update due week of 27/10
Doors + Windows 5.23 Released 26/09/2014 Update due week of 27/10
Electrical 3.15 Released 08/07/2014
gbXML 1.32 Released 17/07/2014
Keynotes 5.03 Released 17/09/2014 Update due week of 27/10
Objective 2.44 Released 19/08/2014 Extrusions update due week of 27/10, Slab Edges update due week of 03/11
Stairs 6.01 Released 22/08/2014 Updates due week of 03/11


Quick access to Toolbox settings

24 October 2014 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

Sometimes it is necessary to change the settings of your Toolbox… for example to add extra Tools or change the order they appear in.  To do this you have to go to the Work Environment settings and remember the following path:  Options> Work Environment> Toolbox… …unless you know the shortcut!


Placing Drawings to a new Subset

23 October 2014 Scylla de Magalhaes No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

Using the Organiser, you can easily create new Subsets and place drawings in it. 1. Create a new Subset 2. Rename 3. Select the drawings 4. Place Drawings  

IMPORTANT – Yosemite Compatibility with ArchiCAD

22 October 2014 Scylla de Magalhaes No Comments

The latest version of OS X (10.10, Yosemite) has been released in the last couple of days and many of you are thinking about upgrading to it. Before doing so make sure you read GRAPHISOFT’s advice in this article and also note that we have already encountered problems that are not yet covered in this

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Remember to SAVE your work!

21 October 2014 Mark Horrocks No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

Remember, your ArchiCAD project file is your project, so make sure you save very frequently to ensure that your work is being recorded. To save, click the floppy disc icon in your toolbar, or hit Ctrl+S (Windows) or Command+S (OSX) on your keyboard.   This action renames your current .pln file as a .bpn file,

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How to use the Change tool

20 October 2014 Jonathan Breen No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 18, Tip of the Day

The Change Tool has been a welcome addition to the ArchiCAD Toolbox in ArchiCAD 18 allowing you to draw Revision clouds with ease. But what layer should they be on? This entirely depends on where you want to see the cloud. We generally think that the Change tool should be placed using the views specific

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Updating ArchiCAD 18 Tools

17 October 2014 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD 18, Cadimage, Tip of the Day

If you are running Cadimage Tools for ArchiCAD 18 you will have used the new Cadimage Installer. Did you know this same application is used to check for and install updates?

Celebrating 25 Years in Business

16 October 2014 Campbell Yule 2 Comments
Company News

Today, October 16, marks 25 years since the formation of Cadimage Group Limited (or Cadimage Solutions as it was known in 1989.) I was just finishing my third-form year at South Otago High School (Year 9 in more current terms) when Murray and Sue Pearson founded Cadimage just prior to their return to NZ after

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Attribute Transfer (File to File)

16 October 2014 Ken Good 1 Comment
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

Most tools in ArchiCAD rely on Attributes. Attributes include Pens, Line types, Fills, Surfaces and so on. All attributes that already exist are managed by the Attribute Manager. Over time and as you become more experienced with ArchiCAD you will begin to create your own attributes; more than likely you are already in the form of

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Managing your info in myCadimage: Timezones

15 October 2014 Tessa Read No Comments
Company News, General, Website

We’ve now enhanced myCadimage (our Customer Portal) known as so that you can update your Time Zone settings.