Archive for the ‘ArchiCAD 19’ Category

Minimal Spaces

30 June 2017 cadimage 2 Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 19, ARCHICAD 20, ARCHICAD 21, Doors+Windows, Tip of the Day

Did you know that the Cadimage Door and Window Tool can show minimal space requirements around doors? This is for ArchiCAD 20 and 21     This is for ArchiCAD 19 Especially handy when designing things like accessible bathrooms etc.   Please bear in mind the display of the minimal space will depend on the Model

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Keynotes Change Case

24 May 2017 Gareth Morgan No Comments
ArchiCAD 19, ARCHICAD 20, Tip of the Day

Change case allows the user to set the case for the title and description of keynotes (as a preference) and to specify exceptions, e.g. all uppercase except for the letters ‘mm’ following a number (so dimensions come out as 100mm rather than 100MM). Sets these preferences using a new menu item AC19 – Cadimage > Keynotes

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Background fill for Doors and Windows

27 April 2017 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, ARCHICAD 20, Doors+Windows, Tip of the Day

Find the Cadimage Door or Window opening background here: For ARCHICAD 20     For ArchiCAD 18 and 19  


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Want to edit a morph?

13 April 2017 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, ARCHICAD 20, Tip of the Day

Editing a morph may require to hover, click and drag an edge or face of a morph, the  edit pet palette may display a variety of options like push/pull (extrusion). That pet palette display may get simplified with less options if you go to command menu View>On Screen View options>Hidden morph geometry    


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Batch rendering with the publisher.

3 March 2017 Gareth Morgan No Comments
ArchiCAD 19, Tip of the Day

Got a few renders to do over night? Using the Publisher is a great way to batch render a lot of images. 1st set the view settings of your perspective. Once you click ok  it might start to render an image, you can click the “Stop Render” button at the bottom of the screen. Next step

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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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Electrical wire in different stories.

30 November 2016 Soto 1 Comment
ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 19, ARCHICAD 20, Electrical, Tip of the Day

If you want to wire two elements with the Cadimage Electrical tool, and both elements are in different stories. Like a stairs switch and a lamp, you will have to change the display of one of the elements to be displayed in the Home Story and the story of the other element:     Now

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Extending the Wall Covering below wall base.

2 November 2016 Scylla de Magalhaes 2 Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 19, ARCHICAD 20, Cadimage, Tip of the Day

  In ArchiCAD 17 you can easily extend your Wall Covering below wall base by adding a negative value to the Base Shape setting. For ArchiCAD 19 and older For ARCHICAD 20      


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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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