Archive for the ‘General’ Category

How to create animated GIFs using ARCHICAD

24 November 2016 Scylla de Magalhaes No Comments
ArchiCAD, General, Tip of the Day

For visualising architectural concepts or a design process the usage of animated GIFs is getting more and more popular. No wonder, with a sequence of images you can provide a very clear explanation of your project’s fundamental idea. The message of GIFs can’t be missed, it is easy to understand, no extra application is needed for playing.

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Hard day in the office? How about a game of x and o’s

18 March 2016 Cadimage No Comments
ArchiCAD, General, Tip of the Day

It’s Friday and the last full week for 2 weeks. If you’re having a hard time staying focused, Graphisoft have added ‘secret’ features in ArchiCAD These are known as ‘Easter Eggs’. For the next few days leading up to Easter the Tip of the Day will be Easter Egg tips. Here’s one of our favourites: Turn a chair

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Tips on Speaking ArchiCAD, Speaking BIM and Miscommunication

1 December 2014 Cadimage 4 Comments
ArchiCAD, Architecture, General, Tip of the Week

This month we’re bringing you something very special – a guest blog by architect and blogger Jared Banks (AKA the creator of Jared was eager to share with us some helpful tips on using the ‘right’ lingo when working with other architects and designers. We hope you enjoy!

Managing your info in myCadimage: Timezones

15 October 2014 Cadimage No Comments
Company News, General, Website

We’ve now enhanced myCadimage (our Customer Portal) known as so that you can update your Time Zone settings.


ARCHICADselect Resources

14 October 2014 Mark Horrocks No Comments
General, Tip of the Day

When logged on to don’t forget to have a look at the ArchiCAD Resources page (NZ ARCHICADselect customers only) it contains country specific Objects, Templates, Documents and some additional Libraries.

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How to take a Screenshot

14 September 2014 Cadimage 1 Comment

If you are experiencing an issue or have a query that could be backed up with a visual image, you can add the image to your support query so our Support Team can see exactly what you are seeing. Here’s some instructions on how to take a screenshot:

Notes on Cadimage Keynotes for ArchiCAD 18

21 August 2014 Cadimage No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 18, Cadimage, Development, General, Keynotes

The Cadimage Keynotes Tool has now been released for ArchiCAD 18, and is ready for download right away. Before you get started with it though, here are a few things that you should know. The first thing that you’ll probably notice with the new Keynotes Tool, is that when you go to Import notes, the

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Do you draw a lot of repetitive details?

8 August 2013 cadimage 4 Comments
ArchiCAD, General, Support, Tip of the Day

Do you find that you are constantly drawing the same details?  Ok so they might not be exactly the same but are close enough.  Why not make a module file of the detail so that you can take some of the repetitiveness out of the job.  It is a really simple process. Firstly draw the

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Setting out your beams

9 July 2013 cadimage No Comments
ArchiCAD, General, Tip of the Day

When placing beams the first height you are asked for is the thickness of the beam.  This thickness is always measured from the top surface downwards. This surface is also important when considering your set out as this surface is the one used to measure the height from the floor level ArchiCAD always measures the

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The Boy Who Loved Math

26 June 2013 Joshua Osborne No Comments

The Boy Who Loved Math: The Improbable Life of Paul Erdős – A beautiful new children’s biography of Paul Erdős, the Hungarian eccentric genius, itinerant mathematician, and one of the most prolific publishers of papers in mathematical history. From Wikipedia: He spent most of his life as a vagabond, traveling between scientific conferences and the

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