Posts Tagged ‘tip of the day’

Tip of the Day

10 May 2018 Gareth Morgan No Comments
Tip of the Day

Missed yesterday’s Tip of the Day? Trying to remember a tip from last month? or Andrew Watson’s How to Create a Custom Knob 4-5 years ago? Save the Cadimage blog in bookmarks to refer to it later. Archive for the ‘Tip of the Day’ Category


Cadimage Tip of the Day archive

11 January 2016 Joshua Osborne No Comments
ArchiCAD, Cadimage, News, Tip of the Day, Tools

Cadimage Tip of the Day appears when you start ARCHICAD  if enabled in Cadimage> myCadimage> Preferences…  but what if you missed a day?  Or were on holiday for a week or two? Do not fear, the content does not disappear – there is an archive of all the past articles available here There is even an

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New myCadimage menu in ArchiCAD 19

10 August 2015 Joshua Osborne 1 Comment
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 19, Tip of the Day, Tools

If you have recently updated your ArchiCAD 19 Cadimage Tools using the Cadimage Installer, you may have noticed a new menu appear in Cadimage> myCadimage… This has three options… Check for Updates… – checks your installed Tools against the latest available versions Tip of the Day… – displays the Tip of the Day article in your

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Picture object 17

3 March 2014 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD 15, ArchiCAD 16, ArchiCAD 17, Tip of the Day

Whether you loaded the Picture (frame) 17 object from your ArchiCAD Library 17 or you have it embedded from BIM Components, if you want to edit the image displayed for a custom picture, you need to embed the image to your project as a library part.  (e.g. CADIMAGE.jpg) File>libraries and objects>library manager      Go

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Electrical model view combination

4 February 2014 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD 17, Tip of the Day

If  you want to have a model view combination for an electrical plan, you can load it from the Cadimage extras folder located in: \GRAPHISOFT\ArchiCAD 17\CadimageTools Extras\Electrical  

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Take a note if your update to Maverick OS X 10.9

29 October 2013 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD 15, ArchiCAD 16, ArchiCAD 17, Tip of the Day

If you update your computer to the new system Maverick, you may have to Re install the driver for your License key, whether is a Wibu or a Codemeter. If you experience an error message ‘no license found’ you can download the drivers from Graphisoft’s website: For more information:        

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Create a drop shaped window.

31 July 2013 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD, Doors+Windows, Tip of the Day, Tip of the Week

Cadimage Windows flexibility allows you to create Drop shaped windows.   Just select in the Setout options the ‘Head shape’ to be  a “Gothic Arch’ and the ‘Sill shape’ to be an ‘Elliptic Arch’ You can change the  shape of the drop/window in Elevation or Section with the interactive nodes.    

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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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Create a Finial with Extrusions.

28 June 2013 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD 16, ArchiCAD 17, Extrusions, How To, Tip of the Day, Tools

If you need to create a finial for  a roof you may use Extrusions: 1. Save the finial half cut drawing as a preset. Here is a link to another quick tip about Custom Profiles: 2. Create a small circle with the Polyline tool.   3. Select the circle and go to Cadimage> Extrusions>

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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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