Posts Tagged ‘Presets’

Missing Add-Ons

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

Lately we noticed that many ArchiCAD files we receive display a missing Add-Ons dialog box at opening.     The dialog box means that the file has been migrated from an old version to a newer, likely from ArchiCAD 17 or older.   The Cadimage Presets, Activate Add On, and Core Components are obsolete Add

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Objective Steel Presets

12 November 2015 Joshua Osborne No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, Cadimage, Objective, Tip of the Day, Tools

If you are using Objective and the built in Steel Library – remember to check the Presets… The content varies as each component has different attributes – but here is an example from the Steel Column:


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Save a profile as a Preset.

27 June 2013 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD 16, ArchiCAD 17, Extrusions, Tools, Website

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>

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Creating Door + Window Overall Presets

12 September 2011 Glen Richardson No Comments
Doors+Windows, Tip of the Day

If you are creating a range of doors + window presets, create default presets for the parts (frames, materials etc) of the window or door first. This will allow you to update all of your overall presets, by just updating the one part preset. What’s even better, is that you can use the same Default

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Day 4 : Attribute Presets

26 May 2011 Joshua Osborne No Comments
15Days

If you’ve been using the Cadimage tools any time recently, you’ve probably come across our Presets system (if not, skip to the bottom of the article to get a brief overview of what they are). What we’ve done in version 15 is allow you to save Presets for the Attributes of objects – pens, line-types,

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Cadimage Presets – Where are they?

20 May 2011 Joshua Osborne No Comments
Tip of the Day

As you probably noticed, we’re well on our way to getting all of the Cadimage tools to use our Presets system. We’ve found that most users are able to pick up the way that the system work pretty quickly, but the first thing you come across with the Presets is actually importing some to start

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Upgrading Boundary Data to new Presets

11 March 2011 Glen Richardson No Comments
ArchiCAD 14, Cadimage, Sites+Massing, Tip of the Day

Presets have been added to the Site + Massing tool for the Boundary data. To upgrade your existing data to the new presets: Open the Object Settings dialog for the Cadimage Boundary object In the Parameters section click on the Upgrade Old Daylight Info checkbox. The Checkbox will turn off automatically, so it may look

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Adding Exsisting Braces to Bracing Presets

7 March 2011 Glen Richardson No Comments
ArchiCAD 14, Bracing, Cadimage, Tip of the Day

Bracing has been upgraded to use Cadimage Presets. To upgrade your existing Braces into Presets: Open the settings of a brace already placed in your project and in the parameters click on Save Brace Types The checkbox will turn off again so you may think that nothing has happened… But if go to Cadimsge >

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Update Presets

12 August 2010 Andrew Watson No Comments
ArchiCAD 14

With ArchiCAD 14 we introduced a new command to update presets for elements already placed into a project. Say you used a preset frame in a window, and placed the window into a wall. Later you decide that the settings in the preset were incorrect. So you edit and save the preset. But the frame

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Sharing Presets

15 July 2010 Joshua Osborne No Comments
Cadimage, Tools

With the Cadimage Preset Manager, you can import and exports individual presets, or whole sets of them. So you can easily share presets with others, bring them into other files with minimum hassle, and make sets of presets for later use. All you need to do is hit the Export or Import buttons at the top of

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