Archive for the ‘ArchiCAD’ Category

Cabinet Door surfaces at 45 degrees

12 August 2015 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, Cabinets, Tip of the Day, Tools

You may have noticed that if you use a timber grained finish to your Cabinet Doors… the grain is rotated to 45 degrees as shown below… If you would prefer to use a different angle, this can easily be set in Doors & Drawers> Door Panels> Model> Infill Panels as highlighted below…  


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Set the Background Fill of a Cadimage Window

11 August 2015 Andrew Watson No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, Doors+Windows, Tip of the Day

To set the background fill of a Cadimage Door or Window, open the Settings dialog and go to Window > Wall Opening. Expand the Background Fill in Plan View settings, and choose a fill type and pens.


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New myCadimage menu in ArchiCAD 19

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

If you have recently updated your ArchiCAD 19 Cadimage Tools using the Cadimage Installer, you may have noticed a new menu appear in Cadimage> myCadimage… This has three options… Check for Updates… – checks your installed Tools against the latest available versions Tip of the Day… – displays the Tip of the Day article in your

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Quick Options settings dialog shortcut

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

The Quick Options dialog was redesigned in ArchiCAD 19 with a new style of pop-up for the options… but in addition, if you press the button to the left of each setting, you will be taken to the appropriate Settings Dialog. In this example, clicking the highlighted button launches the Scale dialog…


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View Settings from the Tab Bar

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

If you are using the Tab Bar in ArchiCAD 19 and quickly want to get to settings, right click on the Tab for a context sensitive menu. Plan context menu… 3D context menu…


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Create a New Tab

28 July 2015 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 19, Tip of the Day

The introduction of Tabs in ArchiCAD 19 means you no longer really need the Navigator open permanently… but what happens when you need to open a New Tab for a view that is not already open? All you need to do is click the New Tab button to the right of the Tab Bar and

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Cadimage Window Background Fill

27 July 2015 Andrew Watson No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 19, Doors+Windows, Tip of the Day

To set the background fill and pen colour for a Cadimage window, open the Settings dialog, and on the Window > Wall Opening page, expand the Background Fill in Plan View settings. Set the fill type and pens.


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Quickly apply a new Work Environment

21 July 2015 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 19, Tip of the Day

In ArchiCAD 19, you no longer need to go through the Work Environment dialog to apply a scheme. All you need to do is go to Options> Work Environment> Apply Profile then click on the one you want.


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Prevent Section Markers Disappearing from Plan View

20 July 2015 Andrew Watson No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, Tip of the Day

If a section marker has disappeared from a plan view, it might be that you set the marker to Show on Stories that are Entirely in Range or Partly in Range. In this case, the markers will only show in plan view, on the stories through which the section cuts. If you adjust story heights,

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New Features Guide to ArchiCAD 19

15 July 2015 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 19, Tip of the Day

If you want to find out more about the New Features in ArchiCAD 19 simply go to Help> ArchiCAD 19 Reference Guide…     Once the PDF is open, you can select the ArchiCAD 19 New Features Guide…  


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