One of the reasons why a Door or a Window may not be collating in a schedule could be related to the wall it’s placed into. Go to the menu View>On Screen View Options> Wall and Beams Reference lines.
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
You know already that you can download Cadimage objects from BIM Components portal. Once the objects is embedded, it can be placed in an empty ArchiCAD file, if you go to the 3d view, the file can be saved as an Artlantis file (.atla). If the file has been saved,
If you place electrical symbols, you may want to keep the labels horizontal (readable). Go to Document>Set model view>Model view options> Set the orientation of labels to be ‘locked‘.
Now that you have migrated to ArchiCAD 17, you may have projects from older version of ArchiCAD using the now historical Doors+Windows Builder 35. Cadimage has released an Updrade Goodie for ArchiCAD 15, 16 and now for 17. Log into the website and go to MyCadimage> Downloads> Goodies: http://cadimage.com/mycadimage/downloads/goodies Download and install. (instructions attached
There is a new released update of the Doors + Windows tool, before migrating old projects to V17 it may be worth reading some information about the release: “ArchiCAD 17 introduces a new interface for placing doors and windows. In previous versions, Cadimage Doors and Windows were placed slightly differently to the regular ArchiCAD
Sometimes you will want to have a specific order ID for your doors or windows. We know you can change the ID individually, but if you use the Automatic ID numbering sometimes the numbers are not assigned in the order we would want. There is a work around: Select all your Doors, change the
Extrusions and other Tools use preset profiles to create custom objects. But before starting using Extrusion is necessary to know how to create your own profile and how to save it: 1. Draw a profile (e.g. a finial half cut profile) with the Fill tool. 2. Save it as a Custom profile preset. Cadimage> Presets>
If you have walls with different angles, sometimes you will want to see the grids in your Elevation/Section. If the grids are not perpendicular to the Elevation line, the grids won’t show at first instance. Now, you can go to the Elevation/Section settings > Grid Tool and select ‘Show non perpendicular Grid Elements’.
On the very rare occasion that your Cadimage tools decide that they don’t want to work properly, remember not to panic! The first thing to do is check to make sure that you are running the most up to date version of the tools Simply go to Cadimage > Activate > Check For Updates… If