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Creating Clone Folders

9 December 2016 Gareth Morgan No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

Creating a view for each elevation, detail or internal elevation? Create a clone folder!

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Editing switch wiring (2-Way Switch)

8 December 2016 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 18, ARCHICAD 20, Cadimage, Electrical, Tip of the Day

If you place a Cadimage Switch object using the Electrical tool. You may change ‘manually’ the switch connection to: Single switch 2-Way switch Intermediate For ARCHICAD 20 go to the Cadimage Switch settings   For ARCHICAD 19 Just go to the settings> Symbol>Specification>Display settings:  


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Flip Covering

7 December 2016 Soto 1 Comment
ArchiCAD 18, Coverings, Tip of the Day

Once you have placed a wall covering you can choose to change the wall side placement by clicking the flip button:   For ARCHICAD 20   For ARCHICAD 19 and older  


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Quick Key Tuesday: Perspective / Axonometry

6 December 2016 Gareth Morgan No Comments
ARCHICAD 20, Quick Key, Tip of the Day

open a perspective 3D view MAC: option +F3 WIN: Shift + F3 Open axonometry 3D view MAC: command + F3 WIN: Ctrl + F3


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Include or exclude Scales in Layout autotext

5 December 2016 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, Tip of the Day

If you want to include or exclude the scale of a drawing in the Layout autotext for Scale You can select the Settings of the drawing and go to Include Scale in Auto Text Indexes.  



Head Clearance Stair in 3D

2 December 2016 Soto 1 Comment
ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, ARCHICAD 20, Stairs, Tip of the Day

If you are designing a new stair you may want to check if it complies with the minimum height clearance rules that apply in your country. This is very easy and helpful with the Cadimage Stair tool, just go to the Settings > Head Clearance Plan For ARCHICAD 20   Settings>Symbol>Head Clearance and edit the

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Marmite time: ArchiCAD sounds?

1 December 2016 Joshua Osborne 1 Comment
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

As the famous saying goes for Marmite – you either love it or hate it.  Well, surprisingly, sounds in ArchiCAD seem to produce the same reaction from users. Personally, I love them… with sounds enabled you can hear ArchiCAD finish tasks such as 3D window generation and rendering – inform you of error messages –

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Electrical wire in different stories.

30 November 2016 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 19, ARCHICAD 20, Electrical, Tip of the Day

If you want to wire two elements with the Cadimage Electrical tool, and both elements are in different stories. Like a stairs switch and a lamp, you will have to change the display of one of the elements to be displayed in the Home Story and the story of the other element:     Now

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Quick Key Tuesday: Create Guide Line Segment

29 November 2016 Gareth Morgan No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

Shift + ` (the key next to number 1) Use these quick keys to create a Guide Line segment anywhere with two clicks.


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Creating Renderings that look like Water Color

25 November 2016 Scylla de Magalhaes No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

– by b.trenga, Charleston, USA – Winning Techtip  b.trenga shared a very quick and simple method on ArchiCAD-Talk that allows to create renderings that have an impression very similar to a Water Color painting, in a quick and easy manner.   Here is a simple step-by-step guide to his method: Step 1: Modify CineRender Image Take

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