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Lose the text… again…

16 January 2015 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 16, ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 18, Tip of the Day

Previously, in this post I showed a quick method for reducing the size of the Toolbox by reducing its size to hide the text.

Here is a different way to ‘lose the text’… but this time it will allow you to create a double or even triple stack Toolbox.

First of all, right click anywhere (more…)



Lose the text…

15 January 2015 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 16, ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 18, Tip of the Day

The text description in the Toolbox in ArchiCAD takes up a lot of space.  If you have used ArchiCAD for any length of time, you will no doubt be familiar with what the Window Tool or Door Tool looks like! To gain some ‘free space’ – simply resize the Toolbox by dragging its bottom right

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What is my licence number?

14 January 2015 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 16, ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 18, Tip of the Day

Sometimes you need to know your licence number or the build number of ArchiCAD you are running (this is important information to provide when you log a support ticket for example). This information, and more, is available inside ArchiCAD by going to Help> Licence Information… Here is a typical example:



Time to check for updates…

13 January 2015 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 18, Cadimage, Tip of the Day

No doubt like everyone else you were a bit busy on the run up to the holidays and you may not have had time to keep on top of ArchiCAD maintenance… so now is a good time to Check for Updates! First of all, check ArchiCAD is up to date… to do this, all you

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Welcome back… again…

12 January 2015 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, Cadimage, Tip of the Day

[ This is a special message for those of you who didn’t start back last week!! ] Welcome back to the start of 2015 and another year of Tip of the Day. We hope the Festive Season treated you well and that you are refreshed and ready to launch into 2015!



Looking for technical information?

9 January 2015 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, Cadimage, Tip of the Day

Have you tried searching the Knowledgebase on www.cadimage.com? Here is a direct link:  http://cadimage.com/Support/KnowledgeBase  In the Knowledgebase, you will find a range of technical information including: Product overviews Installation instructions and extras Tutorials to help you get started Troubleshooting tips You might also find our Forums helpful as they contain a range of real-life questions

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New Year resolution time

8 January 2015 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 18, Tip of the Day

New Year is often the time of new resolutions and promises to learn new skills and give up bad habits etc… so why not start with a look at my Tips and Tricks video to make sure you are on the right track with ArchiCAD!



How to create Extrusions with Objective…

7 January 2015 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 18, Cadimage, How To, Tip of the Day

Here is a short movie that explains how to create Extrusions with Objective…


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Coverings and Renovations for ArchiCAD 18

6 January 2015 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 18

The Coverings work differently for ArchiCAD 18 compared to ArchiCAD 17 tool. The new way the covering works will determine of the Door or Windows openings are detected by the coverings or not.   The recommended practice for ArchiCAD 18 would be to have the right renovation default filter before applying the covering, so please

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Welcome back…

5 January 2015 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, Cadimage, Tip of the Day

Welcome back to the start of 2015 and another year of Tip of the Day. We hope the Festive Season treated you well and that you are refreshed and ready to launch into 2015!