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Duplicate Views in View Map

12 February 2016 Mark Horrocks No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

Be careful when you make views from the Project Map using the right-click Menu – Save View and Place on Layout.  If you do this more than once you will get duplicates in your View Map and it will be difficult to know which one is the latest one.  It is best to create a View, then separately place it on a Layout.

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Visible light beams

11 February 2016 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, Tip of the Day

Remember when you use the General Light Sources lamps in ArchiCAD you can always activate the effects. One important effect is to display a visible light beam. Using Spot Lights on a stage.


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Function Keys on a Mac with ARCHICAD

10 February 2016 Gareth No Comments
ArchiCAD

Ever used the function keys on a mac with ARCHICAD? Most mac users disable the function keys when using ARCHICAD losing the media function keys (F7, F8, F9, F10, F11, F12) Or they leave it on and press the FN key with the Function key when they need to switch between 2d and 3d. Well

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Quick Key Tuesday – Highlight Toggle

9 February 2016 Gareth No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

Today key is: TAB What does it do? Ever wanted to select that slab under your fill, wall or do you keep selecting the roof when you simply want the slab? When you hover over an edge you’ll notice the blue element information box shape. Single line for a single element. Multiple elements and the

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Waitangi Day

5 February 2016 Cadimage No Comments
Tip of the Day

We will be closed Monday February 8th to celebrate Waitangi Day. Held on the 6th of February, Waitangi day is a significant day in New Zealand history. It’s the day the Treaty of Waitangi was signed in 1840. Support queries can be logged during this time, and we will respond when we reopen on Tuesday the 9th of

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Objective Toolbox Icon

4 February 2016 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, Tip of the Day

To have uniformity in our tools, the formely known Framing tool has been renamed to Objective in the Toolbox, this change affect only the ArchiCAD 18 and 19 versions Remember that you can always right click the Toolbox and go to the settings to add the icon directly to your Toolbox.    


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BIMx Models

3 February 2016 Gareth No Comments
ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, Tip of the Day

Want to give your client that extra WOW factor? Send them a GRAPHISOFT BIMx model which they’ll navigate through your 3D model on their computer. Open your project and check the model in 3D. Still in the 3D window go to File – Save As. Select BIMx in the format. Give the file a name. If you’ve ticket Start

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Quick Key Tuesday – Show/Hide Guide Lines

2 February 2016 Gareth No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

Show/Hide guide lines with a press of a single key. Todays shortcut is brought to you by key, Q


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Happy Birthday Auckland & Nelson!

1 February 2016 Gareth No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

Today is Auckland Anniversary, a day the top half of the North Island celebrates by taking the day off. Nelson have got on the bandwagon and are also enjoying the day off. The top of the South Island have the day off to celebrate Nelson Anniversary Day. Is anyone working today? Support queries can be logged during this time, and

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Using the Marquee Tool and Find & Select

29 January 2016 Cadimage No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

If you are using a Marquee to select an area of your project this will be available in the Find & Select dialogue allowing you to choose a number of selection criteria. Just like if you were using the Arrow tool options, but with the added power of Find & Select. This makes selecting specific

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