In the example below I am going to use the 3D text object to create a negative stamp into my wall. The stamp is going to represent the address being stamped into the boundary wall. First create your wall, place your 3D text object, (Which is found in the ArchiCAD Library>Object Library>Basic Library>Furnishing>Decoration folder) Set
No matter which category you fit into there is a very good chance that by using the Graphisoft Interactive Training Guides (ITG’s) you will pick up some good tips. A quick summary of these are as follows Experience BIM (Building Information Modelling) Using the Frank Lloyd Wright designed Massaro House, this provides a conceptual overview
We have all had situations where we need to calculate Cut and Fill volumes for sloping sites. Here is a simple technique for doing this is to use Solid Element Operations. First of all,once you have created your mesh, create a copy of it off to the side. Use your slabs and footings to create
Every now and again you may have questions which our Knowledge Base may not be able to answer The best way to log a support ticket is to log on to our website & navigate to the support centre at: http://support.cadimage.com/ Then choose Help Desk and you will be given an option to Log a Ticket:
We have provided a vast range of documentation for each of our tools, though for a new user this all may be a bit much For the new users you can have a go at the simple Getting Start guides on http://support.cadimage.com/ by selecting the tool they want then the Getting Start tab: These usually include only
As you may have noticed, along with producing the Cadimage tools and writing these scintillating Blog posts, we also make objects for ArchiCAD. Some of them are free and some you’ll have to be a subscriber to get (more on that later). All of our objects are parametric, easy to use, and have a graphical
The updated index of all TIP Sheets for 2009, as at the end of October. Login to www.archicadselect.com > Resources > Tips to download this TIP Sheet.
In October 2009 we added the following to ARCHICADselect.com QUICKtips 2009 # 19 – How to show ARCHICAD 13’s new Roof Edge Settings as lengths in a Schedule and how to use the new Cadimage Global Settings within Model View Options to display various Object Labels. Contributor – Mark Horrocks of Graphisoft NZ Ltd 2009
The updated index of QUICKtips for 2009, as at the end of October. Login to www.archicadselect.com > Resources > Tips to download this TIP Sheet.
In September 2009 we added the following to ARCHICADselect.com Obviously ArchiCAD 13 was released and we have put the majority of our resources into this, but we were still able to produce; QUICKtips 2009 # 17 – General tips on placing ArchiCAD Objects including Anchor Points, Rotation and Placement Methods. Also how to create a