Archive for the ‘ARCHICAD 20’ 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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Level Dimension reference

12 June 2017 Soto No Comments
ARCHICAD 20, Tip of the Day, Tools

If you are using the Level Dimension tool for your Site or the Project Levels in plan view, you can change how the Level Dimensions refer to if you select the text of the already selected level, open the settings and change the text to custom, you can choose the reference level.


More information about the Spell Checker in ARCHICAD

1 June 2017 Scylla de Magalhaes No Comments
ARCHICAD 20, Tip of the Day

The Document > Annotation > Spell Checker command allows you to check the spelling of your ARCHICAD project. Just click on ‘Start’ in the Spell Checker Palette to locate the misspelled words. On Windows, Spell Checker uses Microsoft Word’s Spelling Check, which means that you must have Microsoft Word installed on your computer together with

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Launch new instance of recently open projects

25 May 2017 Gareth Morgan No Comments
ARCHICAD 20, Tip of the Day

In the More Options under Work Environment select the “Launch new instance of ARCHICAD when opening a project from the recent list or by dragging onto a running ARCHICAD”


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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Automatic opening doors in animations

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

To have Cadimage Doors opening automatically in an animation go to the Door Settings > Model Display and check the Opening in Animation box, setting the Camera Proximity to suit. Remember to enable to ‘Rebuild the model for each frame’ of the rendering process.


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Shadows in Elevation

9 May 2017 Soto No Comments
ARCHICAD 20, Tip of the Day

If you want to activate or deactivate the Sun Shadows in Elevation, just right-click the View or Elevation in the Navigator. Go to Elevation Settings> Model Display> Sun and Shadows> Sun Shadow  


ARCHICAD 21 Announced

8 May 2017 Soto No Comments
ARCHICAD 20, Tip of the Day

ARCHICAD 21 Innovation has been a key differentiator for ARCHICAD® since the beginning. ARCHICAD 21 introduces the highly-anticipated new features, using GRAPHISOFT®’s patent‑pending Predictive Design™ technology. More information will come up in the next few weeks.


Import/Export Favorites

5 May 2017 Soto No Comments
ARCHICAD 20, Tip of the Day

Favorites is a tool that was considerably improved in ArchiCAD 20, you can Import or Export favorites in an easier way. Open the Favorites palette; Windows>Palettes>Favorites Select the Favorites you want to Export. Click the Settings button and click Import/Export  


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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