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Cadimage Tools v18 Status Update – November 2014

23 October 2014 Joshua Osborne No Comments
ArchiCAD 18, Tools

This table shows the current status of the V18 Cadimage Tools as of the 11th of November:

Tool Status Release Date Scheduled Future Releases
Cabinets 6.01 Released 13/10/2014
Coverings 3.15 Released 31/10/2014
Doors + Windows 5.30 Released 31/10/2014
Electrical 3.15 Released 08/07/2014
gbXML 1.32 Released 17/07/2014
Keynotes 5.04 Released 13/11/2014
Objective 2.50 Released 28/10/2014 2.60 – inclusion of Slab Edges, scheduled for week of 24/11/14
Stairs 6.05 Released 14/11/2014 6.10 – inclusion of polystair, (expected) Dec 2014

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Manage all your Views

24 November 2014 Jonathan Breen No Comments
ArchiCAD 18, Tip of the Day

Theres an entire section of the Navigator most people are unaware of; Project Indexes This is an extremely useful list of indexes & helps anybody managing a project to get an overview of the current state of it. One of the best Project Indexes included by default is the ‘View List’ This lists all your

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Non sequential ID numbering

20 November 2014 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 18, Tip of the Day

When you place an element in ArchiCAD, specially Doors and Windows, as a default, the ID will continue a sequence of numbers. You can deactivate this feature if you go to the menu Options>Work Environment>More Options>Assign New Element ID to Each New Element.


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Want to show off your work?

19 November 2014 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, Cadimage, Tip of the Day

Do you have a project you are particularly proud of?  Would you like to show it off to others? If so, why not submit your image to our Facebook page - each month we’ll choose one of your designs to grace our Facebook Header Image.  Here is an example… For more details – visit https://www.facebook.com/Cadimage 



Selecting your geometry methods in Control Box

18 November 2014 Mark Horrocks No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

If you are struggling to select the different geometry methods available in the Control Box (offset/parallel/perpendicular etc), just make sure that you hold the left mouse button down until the options appear – its not just a matter of clicking the button.


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ArchiCAD 18 NZE Template

17 November 2014 Jonathan Breen No Comments
ArchiCAD 18, Tip of the Day

Now that you have had a few months to get to grips with ArchiCAD 18 we would love to hear your feedback on the Template! You may now have a much fuller understanding of its functions with the ArchiCAD 18 NZE Template Document to know what does & doesnt work for you. For example what

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Quickly add Libraries

14 November 2014 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 18, Tip of the Day

If you have loaded a Library to a recent project in ArchiCAD, you can quickly add this to the current project too. In the Library Manager, go to the pull down button next to Add… 



Display ID for Cabinets

13 November 2014 Soto No Comments
Cabinets, Tip of the Day

If you place a Cadimage Cabinet, the plan view will display the ID for the object. You can control the ID display with MVO. Go to Document>Set Model View>Model View Options>Cadimage Cabinets>Plan View Label Turn off the ID by selecting Label Content: None   c


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Cadimage Webinars

12 November 2014 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, Cadimage, Tip of the Day

Keep track of upcoming Cadimage Webinars by going to this dedicated page on our website…  http://cadimage.com/Support/Webinars    Cadimage Webinars are normally free to attend and typically last 30 or 45 minutes covering specific topics.  All you need to attend is a computer / tablet with audio and a web connection.



Display current Pen Set colours

11 November 2014 Mark Horrocks No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

The Pens and Colors object in the ArchiCAD Library allows you to place an object that displays your current Pen Sets colours, this allows you to print these as an office pen chart or as a printer check. Go to the Objects Tool and search for Pens, the object is called Pens and Colors (not

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1 title for all Layouts

10 November 2014 Jonathan Breen 3 Comments
ArchiCAD 18, Tip of the Day

In the ArchiCAD 18 Template the Title Block has been drawn in a Worksheet: This means that this worksheet can be placed on all Master Layouts, so if you need to make a change you can do it here & all Layouts will update. One change = multiple consequences


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