Posts Tagged ‘Stairs’

Head Clearance Stair in 3D

2 December 2016 Soto 1 Comment
ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, ARCHICAD 20, Stairs, Tip of the Day

If you are designing a new stair you may want to check if it complies with the minimum height clearance rules that apply in your country. This is very easy and helpful with the Cadimage Stair tool, just go to the Settings > Head Clearance Plan For ARCHICAD 20   Settings>Symbol>Head Clearance and edit the

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Control Plan View Display of Cadimage Stairs

8 December 2015 Joshua Osborne No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, Cadimage, Stairs, Tip of the Day, Tools

To control the display of the Stair on Plan View, create a new Polystair or select an existing one and go to its settings. Navigate to the Floor Plan and Section Panel then FLOOR PLAN DISPLAY> Show on Stories as highlighted below: The default option should be All Relevant Stories but it may be one

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Electrical 3-Way Switch

15 August 2014 Soto 6 Comments
ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 18, Electrical, Tip of the Day

If you are placing lamps in a hallway or stairs, you may need to have a three way switch at both ends of the stair.  Just place the regular switches using the Cadimage Electrical Tool. Finally select the lamp(s) and the switches and go to the menu Cadimage>Electrical>Add Wiring.    


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Create a complex stair group.

11 July 2013 Soto 1 Comment
ArchiCAD 16, Stairs

If you have a complex group of stairs and wish to continue the tread numbers you can use Plan view settings to adjust it. 1. Create the stairs. 2. Change the landing settings to be a single tread stair.   3. Change the Index number of the first tread of each element.   4. Assemble the stairs

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Creating a Timber Deck Balustrade

8 December 2011 Mark Horrocks No Comments
Stairs, Tip of the Day

The Cadimage Railing Tool(part of Cadimage Stairs) is not only useful for Stair Railings, you can also use it for Decking Balustrading. Set the Railing Settings as follows: Set you desired materials, then simply click on the slab edges where you want the balustrade to be. Note: Where the Balustrading intersects at a corner, use Cadimage

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Editing the Shape of a Cadimage Stair

30 November 2011 Mark Horrocks No Comments
Stairs, Tip of the Day

You can easily edit the overall shape of a single Cadimage Stair.  Go to the Cadimage Pulldown menu, select Stairs then Stair Shape Edit Mode.   This activates additional hotspots to the stair; selecting the middle hotspots allows you to add a curve, selecting the corner hotspots allows you to change the edge angle.


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Day 15 : Stretchy Stairs!

10 June 2011 Joshua Osborne 4 Comments
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So, we’ve arrived safely at day 15, and my parting gift to you is the Polystair, a new feature of Cadimage Stairs. It’s just like a regular stair, but stretchy! I think the tool speaks for itself, so watch the video below, right now, to see how it works: Impressive, right? You just click, and

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Create a Stair with an L-Shaped Landing

28 April 2011 Andrew Watson No Comments
ArchiCAD 14, Stairs, Tip of the Day, Uncategorized

To create a stair with an L-shaped landing, you need to add multiple pieces of landing together. First, choose the Cadimage Stair Component from the Cadimage Library. In the Info Box, set the reference edge to one side or the other, or to the stair center. This is somewhat like the reference edge of a

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From the Developers

15 February 2011 Andrew Watson No Comments
ArchiCAD 14, Cabinets, Cadimage, Coverings, Detail Elements, Development, Doors+Windows, Extrusions, Newsletters, Product News, Revisions, Stairs, Tools, Trees of the South Pacific, Uncategorized

Lately we’ve been testing and bug-fixing in preparation to release an official update for a number of tools, including Doors+Windows, Coverings and Slab Edges. This week we get to release that update. Interims Converted to Updates Over the past 2 or 3 months we released interim versions for a number of the tools. For some

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Display Stair winder treads in layouts

9 February 2011 Joshua Osborne No Comments
Stairs, Tip of the Day

Sometimes, you may encounter tread lines from Cadimage Stairs are missing in layouts. This is due to a problem with the Display Order. To correct this, right-click on each of the winder components from the bottom to top, and change the display order to “Bring to front”. It is important to select only one winder

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