Archive for the ‘ArchiCAD’ Category

UPDATE: Graphisoft.com and License Manager Connectivity seems to be restored

16 May 2018 Joshua Osborne No Comments
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Update at 1:00pm NZ Time – Most locations are reporting that everything is working fine now, although some places seem still not to be able to connect Update at 11:45am NZ time – Several locations reporting the LMT and Graphisoft websites are reachable again now Starting late yesterday, the Graphisoft websites – including those used by

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Geometry Method: Arc length

16 May 2018 Amy Li No Comments
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Show Doors and windows pivot line

9 May 2018 Amy Li No Comments
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Custom image on the Picture, TV Screen, Digital Board & Computer Objects

7 May 2018 Gareth Morgan No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

Step 1 – Load chosen image into your embedded library. Step 2 – Open the object tool and select the object you want a custom picture. Step 3 – In the objects’ settings dialog, tick the “Use Custom Picture” checkbox then browse and select the previously loaded image file. iMac Picture Object.  


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Want to own an ARCHICAD signature building?

29 April 2018 Gareth Morgan No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

Check out the ARCHICAD 11 building – https://www.chiltonandchadwick.com/petra-island/ ARCHICAD Facebook page – https://www.facebook.com/archicad/posts/10155756455208043


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Creating a circular shaped drawing frame

13 April 2018 Joshua Osborne 2 Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

Drawing Frames are effectively closed polygons so edit in a similar way to Slabs, Roofs or Fills. You can select any Drawing (on a Layout Sheet or in the Modelling Environment) and click on the boundary to use the Pet Palette to add points, offset edges or add and remove… exactly the same as other

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Status bar ‘suggestions’

6 April 2018 Gareth Morgan No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

The Status Bar at the bottom left of the screen always prompts you for your next action.  I.e. when in the Wall Tool it will indicate “Enter First Node of PolyWall” or “Enter Next Node of PolyWall” etc.


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Good Friday – Easter Monday

30 March 2018 Gareth Morgan No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

We are closed today, Good Friday (30th March) to Easter Monday (2nd of April) Support queries can be logged during this time, and we will respond when we reopen on Tuesday the 3rd. You may find the answer to your question via one of the many support resources we have available: – Knowledge Base: http://www.cadimage.com/Support/KnowledgeBase – Look through the Forum articles: http://www.cadimage.com/Support/Forums

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pla Libraries

26 March 2018 admin No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

If you create and attach a .pla (plan archive file) as a library there is a higher chance you will get duplicated items with your normal libraries (especially macros). Open the .pla file and extract the library to a new folder – then you can directly manage the library contents.


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Use Panel cladding to create a tile cladding.

23 March 2018 Amy Li 1 Comment
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

Use the Cadimage Covering set to panels to create tiles in your bathrooms. Instead of placing the covering on the outside place it on the inside. Select just the walls you need to add them to, note you may need to split some walls.


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