Archive for the ‘ArchiCAD’ Category

Cadimage Recent Releases – September 2014

23 September 2014 Joshua Osborne No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tools

We recently made some updates to the Doors + Windows and Keynotes tools, as well as a new version of the Cadimage Installer. I’ll get to the Doors + Windows and Keynotes changes in a moment, but the main new thing that you need to know about, is the ability to see Release Reports in

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Cursor Geometry Methods

19 September 2014 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

Did you know you can change the shape of the cursor geometry?  The standard method is a rectangle (unless you click on individual elements) which is not always suitable. If you select the Arrow Tool and the click on the second button on the Info Box – you can change the method… The three options

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Filter elements in 3D

18 September 2014 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

Sometimes it is necessary to filter the visible elements in the 3D Window to improve performance or restrict the elements for exporting data. The Layers within ArchiCAD will allow some flexibility here – but they will not for example allow you to hide the Doors or Windows (in ArchiCAD, Doors and Windows belong to their

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What does the ESC key do?

16 September 2014 Ken Good 1 Comment
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

Have you noticed the Escape (ESC) key seems to do different things at different times? This may seem strange, but it is in fact very useful… if you know what to expect! Here is what is supposed to happen when you press the ESC key once… while inputting data / drawing:  cancel the operation when

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Looking for more screen space?

12 September 2014 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

Do you find you need more space to work on in ArchiCAD?  By the time you add all the palettes and position them you can often end up with a relatively small working space.  However, you can improve this on the Windows platform by selecting Window> Full Screen The effect is a little stranger at first

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Hints, tips, tricks and more…

11 September 2014 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, Cadimage, Tip of the Day

If you are looking for some useful information on ArchiCAD and Cadimage Tools then look no further than our YouTube channel… To access the channel – use this link:  www.youtube.com/cadimagetools


Changing Cursor Snap Range

3 September 2014 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 18, Tip of the Day

Sometimes you may wish to change the snap range around a point so that you do not have to zoom continuously… for this you need a steady hand and a good mouse! To change the settings go to:  Options > Work Environment > Mouse Constraints & Methods…  Cursor Snap Range can be set from 1

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Check out YOUR myCadimage !

28 August 2014 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, Cadimage, Tip of the Day

We’ve created myCadimage so you can easily manage: The Cadimage Tools you own Access Cadimage Tool Trial versions Your newsletter preferences Your contact and billing information Help, if you need it Plus much more… you can even access Tip of the Day if you want to read this again! If you have not already visited,

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Don’t forget the Knowledgebase…

27 August 2014 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, Cadimage, Tip of the Day

Do you have a question about one of the Tools?  How something works?  What something does? The Knowledgebase on our www.cadimage.com is a comprehensive resource with articles describing installation, activation, migration and tool specific content as well as troubleshooting guides. To view the Knowledgebase – click this link:  http://cadimage.com/Support/KnowledgeBase 


What does this button do?

26 August 2014 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 18, Cadimage, Doors+Windows, Tip of the Day

You may have noticed the question mark button previously across various Cadimage Tools – but with ArchiCAD 18 it is more prominent…