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Quick Key Tuesday – Quick Selection (Magnet)

3 May 2016 Gareth No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

To toggle the Quick Selection temporarily On or Off press the Spacebar More Information


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How to Update Cadimage Tools for ArchiCAD 18 and 19

29 April 2016 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, Cadimage, Tip of the Day

From time to time, we release updates for all Cadimage Tools.  These need to be installed on your machine in order to ‘update’ your software. The update process is as follows:   01:  Close ArchiCAD  


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Text Scale / Size

27 April 2016 Mark Horrocks 2 Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

When adding text you have two options for Scalability, Model Size and Paper Size.  Model Size means that the size of the text will change with the scale, Paper Size means that the text will always show at the size nominated on the Layout.  The default is to have this set to Paper Size, so

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Quick Key Tuesday – Fit in Window

26 April 2016 Gareth No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

You can resize your view to accommodate all visible elements placed in the project. Mac: Command + ‘ Win: Ctrl + ‘ OR Double Click the middle button on your mouse.


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Cadimage at the GRAPHISOFT Partner Conference

22 April 2016 Joshua Osborne No Comments
ArchiCAD

Cadimage Group’s Managing Director, Campbell Yule, was one of the featured speakers at GRAPHISOFT’s International Partner Conference in Amsterdam 14th – 16th April. The New Zealand market is the first in the world to launch the ARCHICAD LIVE Subscription offering that will be rolled out worldwide and the Partner network and GRAPHISOFT subsidiaries were keen to hear about the the

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Finding attributes by typing the name

21 April 2016 Scylla de Magalhaes No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

The quickest way to locate a fill or other attributes in ARCHICAD is by typing the first letters of the name of that attribute. ARCHICAD will highlight it for you.


Quick Key Tuesday – Edit Selection Set

19 April 2016 Gareth No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

Wanting to change a number of elements to the same layer or change the pen? WIN: Ctrl + Shift + T MAC: Command + Option + T http://helpcenter.graphisoft.com/guides/archicad-18-int-reference-guide/interaction/selection/edit-selection-set/


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Automatic Dimensions

18 April 2016 James Service 2 Comments
ArchiCAD, Support, Tip of the Day

Dimensioning your project doesn’t have to take long, ArchiCAD’s automatic dimensioning means basic dimensioning can been done in a few clicks. Firstly select all Walls, (choose the Wall Tool > then crtl or cmd A) then choose Document menu Document Extras > Automatic Dimensioning > Exterior Dimensioning. You can place 4  Dimension strings, Openings, Structures

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Transparent fills

15 April 2016 Haritha Achyutuni No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

If you find that the Fills are transparent (i.e. not visible), bring up the Trace & Reference Palette and click on ‘Make Fills and Zones transparent (Display only)’ option and turn if OFF.  


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Saving your Favorites

14 April 2016 Andrew Hiscoke No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

To save favorites from your project (so you can get access to them in another project in the future) use the Favorites pop up pallet menu (Window > Palettes > Favorites) hit Save Favorites and select the desired save location. You can also load favourites in the same way when you open a file does

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