Archive for the ‘ArchiCAD 18’ Category

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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Include or exclude Scales in Layout autotext

5 December 2016 Soto 1 Comment
ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, Tip of the Day

If you want to include or exclude the scale of a drawing in the Layout autotext for Scale You can select the Settings of the drawing and go to Include Scale in Auto Text Indexes.  


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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Wall Coverings below openings

31 October 2016 Joshua Osborne No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, Coverings, Tip of the Day, Tools

When you place a Wall Covering on a Wall with Openings set at the base of the wall (0mm / 0″) you may see some problems.  If the Covering is not configured correctly, the Cladding will fail to extend below the Openings. 31   In the example above, the left opening has no cladding below,

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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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Fascia Edge position

26 October 2016 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, ARCHICAD 20, Coverings, Tip of the Day

The Cadimage Roof Coverings tool now has the option to edit the position of the Fascia Edge in the settings   For ARCHICAD 20     For ARCHICAD 19


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Cadimage Door Handle position

19 October 2016 Mark Horrocks 2 Comments
ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, Doors+Windows, Tip of the Day

Its easy to choose the Door Handle style from the pullout list, but the actual position of the Handle is not in the same tab, just go to Door Leaf > Left Dimensions or Door Leaf , click the Style button and select the Dimension For ARCHICAD 20 Settings> Handles>Hardware> Exterior/Interior Handle> Handle Location   For

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Label Doors and Windows ID in elevation or section

26 September 2016 Soto 2 Comments
ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, ARCHICAD 20, Tip of the Day

If you wish to label the ID or other properties of Doors and Windows in an elevation in ArchiCAD 19 there is a new method. First of all make sure that the label placement method  is set to Associated, see article below Associated vs Independent Labels (ARCHICAD 19) Then go to the Label tool in

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Custom Angle 3D cutaway

22 August 2016 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, ARCHICAD 20, Tip of the Day

You can use the 3D cutaway function to create a custom 3D cut plane in any direction Just turn on the 3D cutaway symbol and click the arrow to the right to select the Custom Plane option. Then hover the cursor to the element you want the cut plane to snap to.  


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Keynote Label Frame

17 August 2016 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, ARCHICAD 20, Keynotes, Tip of the Day

If you are using the Keynotes Tool you have a variety of different frame styles you can use.  


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