Archive for the ‘Cadimage’ Category

Happy Holidays!

23 December 2015 Ken Good No Comments
Cadimage, News, Tip of the Day, Tools

All at Cadimage would like to wish you and your families the very best during the festive season. During the Christmas break our offices will be closed from Wednesday 23rd December and reopening on Tuesday 5th January. Support queries can be logged during this time, but you may find the answer to your question via one of the

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Control Plan View Display of Cadimage Stairs

8 December 2015 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, Cadimage, Stairs, Tip of the Day, Tools

To control the display of the Stair on Plan View, create a new Polystair or select an existing one and go to its settings. Navigate to the Floor Plan and Section Panel then FLOOR PLAN DISPLAY> Show on Stories as highlighted below: The default option should be All Relevant Stories but it may be one

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Avoid Wall Covering untidiness…

7 December 2015 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, Cadimage, Coverings, Tip of the Day, Tools

Avoid a situation like this with Wall Coverings in ARCHICAD:   In Layout> Ignore Shape Detail near Ends you can set a distance where the Covering can ignore the shape detail of the model: This was introduced following ARCHICAD 17 to allow the control of the connection as walls now clash rather than mitre. By

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Set Alignment of Cadimage Stairs

4 December 2015 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, Cadimage, Stairs, Tip of the Day, Tools

To set the Alignment of Stairs (Left, Right or Centre), use the Preview and Positioning Panel to pick on the appropriate hotspot:


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Editing Keynotes content

3 December 2015 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, Cadimage, Keynotes, Tip of the Day, Tools

To edit the content of a Keynote (Key, Title, Spec or Description), select the Keynote you want to change and edit the fields in Keynote Editing shown below: Any changes made to the fields are automatically saved to the database. However, if any of the keynotes have already been placed as Labels, you will need to

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Cadimage Tip of the Day archive

30 November 2015 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, Cadimage, News, Tip of the Day, Tools

Cadimage Tip of the Day appears when you start ARCHICAD 18 or 19 if enabled in Cadimage> myCadimage> Preferences…  but what if you missed a day?  Or were on holiday for a week or two? Do not fear, the content does not disappear – there is an archive of all the past articles available here There

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Slab Edge end conditions

27 November 2015 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, Cadimage, Objective, Tip of the Day, Tools

When you place a Slab Edge on just one edge of a Slab, the End Conditions can be adjusted to suit your requirements. Select the place Slab Edge and go to Settings then End Conditions to pick what happens at each end:


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Migrate Projects – don’t forget the Libraries

26 November 2015 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, Cadimage, Tip of the Day, Tools

When Migrating a project from version to version, it is important to remember to Migrate the Libraries too. When you first open a Project in a new version, the following dialog will appear… All you need to do is hit the Migrate button… but what happens if you hit Skip?  The project will likely open

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Rotating Lamps with Objective

25 November 2015 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, Cadimage, Objective, Tip of the Day, Tools

When creating models, you occasionally come up against problems such as this: Here we have three recessed ceiling spot lamps – but the ceiling is not horizontal and there is no way to rotate the third lamp in the angled ceiling… unless you use Cadimage Objective. Create a section through the model so you can

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Slab Edge Placement

24 November 2015 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, Cadimage, Objective, Tip of the Day, Tools

When placing a Slab Edge with Objective, it is important to pick the correct placement – depending on where you click on a Slab edge (edge or point), you will get different results. Picking on an edge creates the Slab Edge on only that one edge of slab: Picking on an point creates the Slab Edge

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