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ArchiCAD 16: It’s Here, and so are the Cadimage Tools!

20 June 2012 Joshua Osborne 2 Comments
16Days, ArchiCAD 16, News

As some of you may already know – ArchiCAD 16 was officially released this morning! We’ve also released ArchiCAD 16 versions of all of the Cadimage Tools on our website, so even if you’re installing ArchiCAD 16 on the first day, you’ll have the tools ready to go as well. You can download them right

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Cadimage Tools 16 – Quality Control

12 June 2012 Joshua Osborne 2 Comments
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We’re always on the lookout for ways to make our tools more stable and reliable, so recently we instituted some new policies regarding the way that we test and release version of the Cadimage Tools. The motivation behind these is to ensure that our Official Releases are as Stable as possible, while still delivering updates

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ArchiCAD 16 – Library Enhancements

11 June 2012 Joshua Osborne No Comments
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Along with the new BIMcomponents.com portal, the local default library has received several updates to make it even more useful & easy to use. To start, all of the objects now have much prettier preview images, and also include a short description of the object and a set of keywords to make them easier to

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ArchiCAD 16 – Energy Evaluation

8 June 2012 Joshua Osborne 2 Comments
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ArchiCAD 16 features a built in Energy Evaluation tool – allowing you to perform reliable dynamic energy evaluations of your BIM model within ArchiCAD. The Energy Evaluation Tool is an entirely new technology which combines factors such as zone-boundary based building model geometry analysis & analytic weather data input to generate a complete Building Energy

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Cadimage V16 – The Forum

7 June 2012 Joshua Osborne No Comments
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With the imminent launch of ArchiCAD 16, we’re re-launching our Forums! The Forums are a great place to start if you have a question about any of the Tools. Have a hunt around in the available topics or just do a Search to find forum Threads related to what you’re looking for. There’s plenty of

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ArchiCAD 16 – 3D Editing Improvements

5 June 2012 Joshua Osborne No Comments
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ArchiCAD 16 comes with a plethora of refinements and enhancements for working in the 3D window – and they’re not just for the Morph tool either – most of these will work on any elements in 3D. First, Dragging in 3D has been greatly improved – giving you better control over which point you drag

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ArchiCAD 16 – 3D Rotation

4 June 2012 Joshua Osborne No Comments
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One of the really handy new things in the Morph tool is the ability to rotate your morphs in 3D about any axis. So effectively, what you can do now is convert any object or element/s into a morph, and then rotate it freely in 3D This is great, particularly for those times when you

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ArchiCAD 16 – IFC Improvements

31 May 2012 Joshua Osborne No Comments
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ArchiCAD 16 adds a whole raft of great new features to the IFC engine, making it more powerful than ever: IFC Parameters in ArchiCAD – IFC parameters are now available for elements in ArchiCAD, meaning that you can now use IFC parameters to Find & Select elements, as well as being able to view them,

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ArchiCAD 16 – BIM Server Backups

31 May 2012 Joshua Osborne 1 Comment
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Here’s another real Life-Saver of a new feature: PLN BIM Server Backups. In our experience, the Graphisoft BIM Server is a very solid and reliable product – it just keeps going and going. One problem that we have come across a number of times though, is that the actual hardware that it’s running on is

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Cadimage Tools 16 – Autoloading Presets

29 May 2012 Joshua Osborne 1 Comment
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This is a minor seeming new feature, but it’s a real time saver. One of the things we’ve noticed coming across the support desk a lot – and something we’ve had problems with ourselves – is charging ahead working in a new file, only to be tripped up by having forgotten to load up some

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