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How to clear ArchiCAD’s Library Cache

29 November 2017 Amy Li No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

In Windows, go to C:\Users\[your username]\Appdata\Local\Graphisoft\ArchiCAD-64 Cache Folder In Mac OSX, go to your Finder and click ‘Go’ from the top menu Then hold down the ALT key and the Library option will appear Click on that, and then continue to: Library>Cache>Graphisoft>ArchiCAD-64 Cache Folder Now delete the ArchiCAD-64 xx.0.0 NZE R1 or ArchiCAD-64 xx.0.0 folder


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Delete Cutting Planes

23 November 2017 Amy Li No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

To delete all Cutting Planes, use the Delete All Cutting Planes command from the Standard toolbar or from View > Elements in 3D View > 3D Cutting Planes.


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Slab area with AC21 Label Tool

21 November 2017 Gareth Morgan No Comments
ArchiCAD, ARCHICAD 21, Tip of the Day

For years people have wanted to show the area of a slab in plan (like the fill tool). Now with ARCHICAD 21 this is made a lot easier with the auto text labels enhancements. Place an associative label on the slab, and then insert the area auto text. https://helpcenter.graphisoft.com/videos/archicad/archicad-21-new-features/archicad_21_autotext_label_enhancements/


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Turn the Tracker on and off in work environment settings

17 November 2017 Amy Li No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day


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Adding Element Nodes

16 November 2017 Amy Li No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

You can add new nodes to elements by double click the object edge. In the 3D Window, you can add nodes only to polygonal elements. To insert a new node without moving it, double-click on a polygon . (The Insert node option must be active in the pet palette.) Note: You cannot add a new node to

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Adjusting the height for the Cadimage Door+Window Schedule

15 November 2017 Amy Li No Comments
ArchiCAD, Cadimage, Doors+Windows, Tip of the Day

Change the setting of Measure Sill Height from:


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Don’t forget the Blog

14 November 2017 Gareth Morgan No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

You’ll often find answers to questions faster than we can get back to you, simply by referring to the documentation available on the ARCHICAD and Cadimage websites: ARCHICAD Help Center & ARCHICAD YouTube Channel | Cadimage Knowledge Base & Cadimage YouTube Channel Another great resource is the blog http://blog.cadimage.com/ This will give you information on updates to the Cadimage Tools & Objects, plus access to

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ARCHICAD 21 – Skin List Label Object Improvements

10 November 2017 Amy Li No Comments
ArchiCAD, ARCHICAD 21, Tip of the Day


Turn on all the ridges in plan view for mesh

9 November 2017 Amy Li No Comments
ArchiCAD, Sites+Massing, Tip of the Day


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AC21 Check Your Plumbing!

8 November 2017 Amy Li No Comments
ArchiCAD, ARCHICAD 21, Tip of the Day

Ensuring that your plumbing can make the minimum falls required within confined spaces, such as floor to ceiling cavities, can be awkward.  If you do not have ArchiCAD’s MEP modelling software, then you might like to try this trick.  To create your drains, simply use a CHS Hot-Finished Beam 21 from the built-in library.  Set the Rotation Axis to Along cross-section,

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