Archive for the ‘Cadimage’ Category

Have you noticed how fast Cadimage Coverings is now?

16 April 2014 Jonathan Breen No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 17, Cadimage, Coverings, Tip of the Day

Back in 2013 we bought a development company in the UK called ‘Encina’ – their expertise in ArchiCAD tools we knew would come in useful. This first big thing you may notice is the speed of Coverings. For example in a house with over 100 wall coverings it would take half an hour to update

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Object of the Week

15 April 2014 Andrew Watson No Comments
ArchiCAD, Cadimage, Objects, Tip of the Day

Monkey Bars #1366 is one of a collection of objects intended for visualizing children’s playground equipment. You can download the objects individually, or if you log into https://bimcomponents.com you can download the whole collection as a single LCF file. Description The monkey bars may include ladder rungs at one or both ends. The horizontal rungs may

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Important note about ArchiCAD, Cadimage, and Java 8

3 April 2014 Joshua Osborne No Comments
ArchiCAD, Cadimage

As you may have already noticed, Oracle recently released version 8 of Java. At this stage, both the ArchiCAD and Cadimage installers are incompatible with Java 8, so I would strongly advise you not to install it if you want to use ArchiCAD or the Cadimage Tools on your computer. We are working on a

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Royal visit to New Zealand

1 April 2014 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, Cadimage, Tip of the Day

It is well known that Prince Charles is fond of architecture – so much so that he attended a recent webinar hosted by yours truly looking at our Doors+Windows Tool.  The Prince of Wales, or king-2-b as his screen name read, said his interest came from “the number of doors and windows in ones palaces”. Following this,

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We just launched our UK site!

7 March 2014 Tessa Read No Comments
Cadimage, Company News, News

Our team in the UK have finally gotten their own website to highlight their development and training skills. Check it out at www.cadimage.co.uk


Add attributes for Plant objects

11 February 2014 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD 17, Cadimage, Planting, Tip of the Day

If you search a plan object from Cadimage in BIMComponents you may need to add the attributes for the plants to your project to display the surfaces correctly.       To enable the attributes in your file you can download the attributes file (Phormium Materials) from : http://cadimage.com/mycadimage/downloads/goodies 1. Then open the attribute manager>

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Cadimage Tools – Two for the Price of One

15 November 2013 Joshua Osborne 2 Comments
Cadimage, Tools

Everyone likes free stuff, right? Free food, Free drinks, Free music, Free bus rides for senior citizens! We like free stuff too, so for the next month, if you buy any Cadimage Tools or Objects Packs, you can get another one completely free! No smoke and mirrors, no strings attached. You pay for one thing,

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Check library manager for duplicates.

8 October 2013 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD 16, ArchiCAD 17, Cadimage, Tip of the Day

Sometimes duplicate libraries can cause problems in projects. If you have loaded old libraries can certainly represent an issue in the future. Cadimage installs the Cadimage Library XX file that contain .lcf files that are necessary for the functionality of the tool. This library is located in:   Windows: C:\Program Files\GRAPHISOFT\ArchiCAD xx\ArchiCAD Library xx\Cadimage Library

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Required Bracing Too Much?

1 October 2013 Glen Richardson No Comments
ArchiCAD 16, ArchiCAD 17, Bracing, Cadimage, Tip of the Day

Do you find that the Required Bracing Units calculated using Cadimage Bracing is more than using some other Brace Manufacturers bracing tool? That’s because a lot of Brace Manufacturers now use specific design to Calculate the Required Bracing units, whilst the Cadimage Bracing tool uses NZS 3604:2011. If you find yourself in this situation, do

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Whats the triangle for?

30 September 2013 Tate Gibbes No Comments
ArchiCAD, Cadimage, Tip of the Day, Tools

One of the things we noticed while travelling around was the number of people still  not using the Consolidate Libraires button. When migrating a file from one version to another go into the library manager, either through File>Libraries & Objects>Library Manager… or by clicking on the Library Manager button on the Library Loading Report. In

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