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Elevation dimension

5 September 2014 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 18, Tip of the Day

If you are placing dimensions in your section/elevation, you may have to change the default settings for the dimension tool to use the right ‘Elevation dimension’ symbol.

Go to the default settings from the Toolbox>Document>double click Dimension

Under Type and Font select the Elevation Dimension:

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Building Material Cut Fill

4 September 2014 Soto 2 Comments
ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 18, Tip of the Day

If you are detailing in ArchiCAD 17 or the newest ArchiCAD 18 and are using the fill tool, you  have four options to use different fill types, Draftwing Fills, Cover Fills, Cut Fills and the latest addition ‘Cut Fills- Building Materials’, that will use the same fill assigned to the building material.


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Changing Cursor Snap Range

3 September 2014 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 18, Tip of the Day

Sometimes you may wish to change the snap range around a point so that you do not have to zoom continuously… for this you need a steady hand and a good mouse! To change the settings go to:  Options > Work Environment > Mouse Constraints & Methods…  Cursor Snap Range can be set from 1

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Editing switch wiring (2-Way Switch)

2 September 2014 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 18, 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 Just go to the settings> Symbol>Specification>Display settings:  


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Using ArchiCADs standard pen sets

1 September 2014 Jonathan Breen 2 Comments
ArchiCAD 18, Tip of the Day

The pen sets used in ArchiCAD worldwide are designed so that every tool has a certain function. For example Pen 3 is the window outline pen. If you want all windows to appear 0.25mm at 1:50, just set Pen 3 correctly & you will never have to set that setting again So if you’ve modified

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Cadimage profile V18

29 August 2014 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD 18, Tip of the Day

Now, ArchiCAD 18 can have the Cadimage Tools icons as a default in your toolbox: Go to our website: https://www.mycadimage.com/ Go to Cadimage Tools>Get Cadimage Tools>ArchiCAD 18 Scroll down to Download Work environment.   The file downloaded is a compressed folder, so if you are in Mac you can double click it to decompress it,

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Check out YOUR myCadimage !

28 August 2014 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, Cadimage, Tip of the Day

We’ve created myCadimage so you can easily manage: The Cadimage Tools you own Access Cadimage Tool Trial versions Your newsletter preferences Your contact and billing information Help, if you need it Plus much more… you can even access Tip of the Day if you want to read this again! If you have not already visited,

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Don’t forget the Knowledgebase…

27 August 2014 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, Cadimage, Tip of the Day

Do you have a question about one of the Tools?  How something works?  What something does? The Knowledgebase on our www.cadimage.com is a comprehensive resource with articles describing installation, activation, migration and tool specific content as well as troubleshooting guides. To view the Knowledgebase – click this link:  http://cadimage.com/Support/KnowledgeBase 



What does this button do?

26 August 2014 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 18, Cadimage, Doors+Windows, Tip of the Day

You may have noticed the question mark button previously across various Cadimage Tools – but with ArchiCAD 18 it is more prominent…



Scale-able pens

25 August 2014 Jonathan Breen No Comments
ArchiCAD 18, Tip of the Day

One of the biggest advantages of the NZE template is the scale-able pens. There are 4 pen sets which each have a printing buddy. These 4 pen sets are for different scales. The idea is that when you print at a different scale all the pens reduce/increase is size accordingly. We have been very consistent

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