Posts Tagged ‘wall’

Crop to Single-Plane Roof

11 July 2017 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD 19, Tip of the Day

You can still use the old method of cropping the walls to a single roof, used mainly to trim walls in an angle. If you are working in ArchiCAD 18 or older you already know that you can right-click the wall and crop the wall. However, if you are in ArchiCAD 19 or a newer

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Clean Wall & Beam Intersection

16 January 2017 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 18, Tip of the Day

We all love how wall intersections clean up in each corner. But what if have a straight wall and would like to check if you have more than one wall there?   You can turn off the wall intersection in the command menu: Veiw>On-Screen view options> Clear Wall & Beam Intersections.    


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Flip Covering

7 December 2016 Soto 1 Comment
ArchiCAD 18, Coverings, Tip of the Day

Once you have placed a wall covering you can choose to change the wall side placement by clicking the flip button:   For ARCHICAD 20   For ARCHICAD 19 and older  


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Flip Covering

27 October 2016 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 18, ARCHICAD 20, Coverings, Tip of the Day

If you place a Cadimage Covering in a wall and wish you had placed it on the other side of the wall, you can change the size with the new feature:   For ARCHICAD 20     For ArchiCAD 19 and older  


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Wall Covering Cladding types

4 May 2016 Joshua Osborne No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, Cadimage, Coverings, Tip of the Day, Tools

There are 11 types of Wall Cladding available in Cadimage Coverings: This is what they look like in 3D (Cinerender with White Model effect):  


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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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Finishing off your walls

12 July 2013 cadimage 2 Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

In the situation below I have a timber framed wall that has been finished without a door or another wall to wrap against. As you can see the result is an uncovered wall core.  Obviously this is not the type of finish I want my contractor to leave on site In order to finish these

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Wall reference lines

10 February 2012 James Service 2 Comments
ArchiCAD, Coverings, Tip of the Day

Wall reference lines perform many tasks in ArchiCAD and the correct use (or incorrect) is evident in many different aspects of the application. Firstly there are three positions to set the reference line left, right, and centre. The default should always be to have the reference line on the outside face of Exterior Walls, Interior

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Composite wall dimensioning

13 January 2011 Mark Horrocks 1 Comment
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

By default the Dimension Tool is set to dimension only the Core of a composite wall.  You can change this by entering the Dimension Settings, go to Dimension Details and un-tick Dimension only the Core.


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Log Walls

11 November 2010 Mark Horrocks 2 Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

Did you know that you can make any walls into Log Walls? Just click on the Log Details… button in the Wall Settings > Model dialog. You can set the height, shape and radius for your logs. And if you want to go back to a normal wall, simply set the Log Height back to

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