Posts Tagged ‘TIP’

Can’t find a Marker on plan?

22 December 2016 Joshua Osborne No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

How many times have you gone in to an old project looking for a Section, Elevation or Detail Marker and struggled to find it on plan? There is actually a very simple way to do this… right click in the Navigator (Project Map or View Map) on the Marker you are looking for and then click on the Select

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Edit Rail posts

25 July 2016 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, ARCHICAD 20

If you are using the Cadimage Timber Railing tool, you can easily edit the position of the balusters if you click the Edit Component button    


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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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Flip wall on Reference Line

9 September 2015 Joshua Osborne 1 Comment
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 19, Tip of the Day

    When drawing a Wall you very often have to flip the Reference Line – rather than use a button on the Info Box, you can simply press ‘P’..


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Move Tabs in ArchiCAD 19

7 September 2015 Joshua Osborne No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 19, Tip of the Day

If you find the Tabs are not in the ideal order for you… move them.  All you need to do is click on the Tab you want to move, hold the mouse button down, move left or right and then let go when you want to drop it in place.  Drag and drop in action!


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Close Tabs in ArchiCAD 19

4 September 2015 Joshua Osborne No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 19, Tip of the Day

If you find you have too many Tabs open in ArchiCAD 19 – you can close them easily the same way you would on a web browser… simply middle mouse click or click with the wheel button on the Tab you no longer need…


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What layer is my element on?

22 June 2015 Joshua Osborne No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 16, ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 18, Tip of the Day

The easiest way to check what layer is being used is by selecting the element and looking at the Layer field in the Infobox…


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Tips & Tricks: Extrusions with Objective

29 May 2015 Joshua Osborne No Comments
ArchiCAD 18, Cadimage, Objective, Tip of the Day, Tools

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


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Looking for Detailing Tips?

20 May 2015 Joshua Osborne No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 16, ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 18, Cadimage, Tip of the Day

If you are looking for some hints on Detailing in ArchiCAD… take a look at my Tips & Tricks webinar on our YouTube channel: More movies available here:  https://www.youtube.com/user/CadimageTools  


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Tidy your Toolbox a different way…

10 April 2015 Joshua Osborne 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


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