Archive for the ‘ARCHICAD 20’ Category

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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3D Reeded decking

5 April 2017 Soto 1 Comment
ARCHICAD 20, Tip of the Day

If you want to have a nice 3D model of a reeded decking panels remember that you can use the Reeded option from the Cadimage Slab Covering tool. Select a slab go to Cadimage > Covering > Slab Covering. Results      


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Frame depth Cadimage Window

4 April 2017 Soto No Comments
ARCHICAD 20, Doors+Windows, Tip of the Day

If you use the Cadimage Windows in ARCHICAD 20, The frame depth can be changed to 0, this will set the frame depth to match the thickness of the wall.  


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Schedule Total Glazed Area and Vented Area

3 April 2017 Soto No Comments
ARCHICAD 20, Tip of the Day, Tip of the Week

If you are using the Cadimage Windows, you can see the Schedule Settings show the Glazed Area and the Vented Area settings.     You can schedule those parameters if you add the      


Interoperability – Schedules

16 March 2017 Gareth Morgan 1 Comment
ARCHICAD 20, Tip of the Day

If your schedule has a properties field added ie fire rating, you’re able to export your ARCHICAD Schedule to an excel file. File > Interoperability > Element Properties > Export Property Values from Schedule Edit the excel document and Import the Property Values into the Elements eg edit the FRR column in the excel document, import it

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Important Note about ARCHICAD 20, update 5025, and Cadimage Doors + Windows

3 March 2017 Joshua Osborne 7 Comments
ARCHICAD 20

Update #2 – The fixed version of Doors + Windows has now been released. Please make sure that if you want to use ARCHICAD v20 update  5025, you will need this update (6.04) to allow you to create new Schedules in the Doors + Windows tool.


Merge two Split Walls

24 February 2017 Gareth Morgan 2 Comments
ARCHICAD 20, Tip of the Day

Edit > Reshape > Merge Walls  


ARCHICAD Interactive Schedule + Graphical Overrides

17 February 2017 Gareth Morgan No Comments
ARCHICAD 20, Tip of the Day

ARCHICAD 20’s new graphic overrides can also be applied to a schedule. You may need to turn on the quick options palette (Windows>Palettes>Quick Options)


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Editing Keynotes

14 February 2017 Soto No Comments
ARCHICAD 20, Tip of the Day

If you have imported a Keynotes database and want to edit the label you won’t be able to select the label and edit it directly This is what you have to do: Open the Keynotes palette command Cadimage>Keynotes>Keynotes Palette Find the Note and edit it. Go to menu Cadimage>Keynotes>Audit Keynotes You may find immediately a

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Custom Stair with fills and lines

7 February 2017 Gareth Morgan No Comments
ARCHICAD 20, Tip of the Day

Create a custom shape stair with a fill and lines. Draw the shape of the stairs with the fill tool and then use the line tool to draw the path. Select the fill and lines and go to Design > Design Extras > Create Stair Using Selection


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