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Open & Repair selected file

7 November 2014 Scylla de Magalhaes No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

If you have a corrupted file that requires the use of the Open & Repair selected file option, please make sure you use File>Save as as soon as the file becomes usable, if not the file will continue to be saved in a temporary location.

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Detail / Worksheet Boundary

6 November 2014 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 15, ArchiCAD 16, ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 18, Tip of the Day

How often do you create a Detail or Worksheet and then find you have to delete the boundary that appears?  Personally, I do it a lot until I remember to go and turn the function off in the Work Environment! If you want to do the same, go to Options> Work Environment> More Options and switch

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Column Veneer

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

Add a veneer around it a column core. Just open the column settings>Geometry and Positioning You can enter a value in the field to the right to define; 1. Building Material 2. Component 3. Thickness This thickness is uniform all around the core. Note: Veneer option is not available for Complex Profile Columns


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Restoring deleted Interior Elevation Markers

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

If you have deleted one or more of the Interior Elevations in a group and want to get them back, you can do so easily by selecting the Group Marker > right-clicking, and hitting Restore all Interior Elevations in Group.


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Cadimage Tools Releases – 4 November 2014

3 November 2014 Joshua Osborne No Comments
Tools

We made some new release of the Cadimage Tools for ArchiCAD 18 late last Friday. The new versions are Coverings 3.15, Doors + Windows 5.30, and Stairs 6.04. You can get them anytime now by just running the Cadimage Installer. You can see the release notes by clicking on the links in the installer



New menu option in ArchiCAD 18

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

There is a new menu option in ArchiCAD 18 under Options>Project Preferences>Legacy… Because of the recent changes in ArchiCAD some functions & tools work slightly differently/better than how they should Like Priority Based Connections introduced in ArchiCAD 17… And now in ArchiCAD 18 there has been improvements to the Interior Elevation tool. If you want

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Halloween special… shoot ‘em up style

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

Today we are going to look at how we can add a First Person Shooter cross hair to ArchiCAD when you are using 3D Explore. To do this, go to 3D Explore… Then press



OS X Yosemite – Compatible ArchiCAD versions

30 October 2014 Scylla de Magalhaes 1 Comment
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

Supported versions: GRAPHISOFT is maintaining compatibility for ArchiCAD 17 and 18 and connected products (BIMcloud, BIMx, BIM Server, BIM Server Manager) on OS X 10.10 Yosemite. Based on GRAPHISOFT’s first tests ArchiCAD 17  and 18 generally work well on 10.10 with some minor issues that are detailed in this article. BIMx desktop users should note, that BIMx cannot

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Transferring BIM Server data in OS X Yosemite

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

 Warning: Transferring user data to another computer via Apple’s Migration Assistant to another computer with a newer OS X version (i.e. Computer A running OSX Mountain Lion 10.8 to Computer B running OS X Mavericks 10.9) is not advised and may result in corruption of ArchiCAD and BIM Server software. The recommendation is that you first back-up

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ArchiCAD related reading

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

If you want to read some ArchiCAD related books, go to http://www.graphisoft.com/learning/archicad_books/ you’ll find a range of reading including a book from our own UK trainer Ken Good. “Discover smart BIM”


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