Archive for the ‘ArchiCAD’ Category

Convert Windows from single to double or triple glazed

31 August 2015 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, Cadimage, Doors+Windows, Tip of the Day, Tools

Rather than use standard Single Glazed units, Cadimage Windows can be set and configured with Double or Triple glazing…


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New 3D Window Settings

27 August 2015 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 19, Tip of the Day

If you have looked at 3D Window Settings since installing ArchiCAD 19, it may look a bit different.  But do not worry – this is planned to be this way!  The interface has been updated and simplified…


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How to take a screenshot

26 August 2015 Scylla de Magalhaes No Comments
ArchiCAD

On MAC Hold down    and    and press   The image will be saved to your Desktop with a file name like “Screen Shot 2015-08-26 at 3.53.59 pm” On PC Press    than paste it to a document by holding down   and    


Updated Flat Panel TV for ArchiCAD 19

26 August 2015 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 19, Tip of the Day

In ArchiCAD 19, the Flat Panel TV has been updated with some new features. As well as a new interface there are greater options for controlling the sizes and new options for the fixings…


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New Pointer Options in ArchiCAD 19

25 August 2015 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 19, Tip of the Day

A couple of new Pointer Options have been added to ArchiCAD 19… 1: Pointer with Underlined Text 2: Inverted Pointer


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Easy way to remove Guidelines

24 August 2015 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 19, Tip of the Day

If you have a Guidelines on screen in ArchiCAD and would like to remove them – simply right click on any Guideline and choose the appropriate option from the context menu that appears…


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Control the appearance of Cabinets

21 August 2015 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 18, Cabinets, Cadimage, Tip of the Day, Tools

If you would like to globally control the Appearance of your Cadimage Cabinets, all you need to do is go to Document> Set Model View> Model View Options…  then set the Cadimage Cabinets preferences to your favourite settings… Don’t forget to save a Model View Options combination!


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Check for Cadimage Updates automatically…

17 August 2015 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 19, Tip of the Day, Tools

Rather than watch for an email or periodically launch the Cadimage Installer – why not enable automatic checking for updates to your Cadimage Tools? To do this, in ArchiCAD 19, go to Cadimage> myCadimage> Preferences… …now simply make sure the options is enabled and set your preferred frequency.


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Set how Special Snaps work on elements

14 August 2015 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 19, Tip of the Day

  A new feature was added in ArchiCAD 19 to allow you to better control the Special Snap Points… Between Nodes: Snap points appear only on the chosen segment (between the closest node points) Between Intersection Points: Snap points are placed on the chosen element only from one intersection point (where elements cross or meet) to the next.

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New Snap from Midpoint option

13 August 2015 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 19, Tip of the Day

When using the Distance or Percent (has anyone ever used this?) Special Snap interval, a new option has been introduced in ArchiCAD 19 that will allow you to Snap from Midpoint of the element…  


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