Archive for the ‘ArchiCAD’ Category

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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3D Text Object

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

Use the Text 3D 19 object if you wish to display 3D signage in your ArchiCAD model. Open the object tool in the toolbox and search for ‘Text 3D’ This is the location: Object Library 19 > Basic library 19 > 1.1 Furnishing 19 > Decoration 19 > Text 3D 19      


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Quick Key Tuesday – Story Settings

12 April 2016 Gareth No Comments
ArchiCAD

Want to quickly change or check your story settings? WIN: Ctrl + 7 MAC: Command + 7


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Computer Formatting – ARCHICAD Software License

11 April 2016 Scylla de Magalhaes No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 19, Tip of the Day

Just a reminder: An ARCHICAD Software License is a piece of Software in your computer. Formatting your computer will permanently delete this license. Please remember to upload your license to your Company License Pool before formatting your machine.   If you have any questions or problems, please contact your local ARCHICAD support.


On-Screen vs Printed Pen Weights

8 April 2016 Andrew Watson No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

When working in ArchiCAD, you can choose whether to view pens at their printed weight, or as fine lines. From the View menu choose On-Screen View Options > True Line Weight. These options are user preferences and do not effect the published drawings.


Time to check for updates…

6 April 2016 Cadimage No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

No doubt like everyone else you were a bit busy on the run up to the holidays and you may not have had time to keep on top of ArchiCAD maintenance… so now is a good time to Check for Updates! First of all, check ArchiCAD is up to date… to do this, all you

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Quick Key Tuesday – 3D Cutting Planes

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

3D Cutaway is an imaging mode in ArchiCAD that allows flexible visualization of building spaces. WIN: Ctrl + Y MAC: Command + Y Read more about 3D Cutting Planes


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Spot Quiz!

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

Hope you all study for the exam today? Want to test your knowledge of ARCHICAD? Want to know the areas where you or your staff could improve? Graphisoft have a 50 question, multi choice online test for ARCHICAD 17, 18 & 19 https://www.graphisoft.com/learning/online_certification/ RULES: https://www.graphisoft.com/learning/online_certification/rules/ HALL OF FAME: https://www.graphisoft.com/learning/online_certification/hall_of_fame/   Lets get a few more Cadimage & Kiwi users on

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What is Bim?

31 March 2016 Gareth No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

What is BIM? BIM is an acronym for Building Information Modelling. First implementation of BIM was under Virtual Building concept by Graphisoft in 1987 with ArchiCAD 3.1 Check out this quick video from 2012, which will explain BIM   www.graphisoft.com/BIM Another video (little bit longer) Did you know: Following its launch in 1987, ArchiCAD became

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Quick Key Tuesday – Save

29 March 2016 Gareth No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

The most import quick key you will learn. In fact its so good, a lot computer software use it. Save! as in File Save. WIN: Control + S MAC: Command + S And when your working in team work, using a BIM server your most important quick key is for Send Changes WIN: Control + Alt + S MAC: Command + Option + S


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