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Automatic Dimensioning AC 20

30 September 2016 Soto No Comments
ARCHICAD 20, Tip of the Day

The menu for Automatic Dimensioning for ARCHICAD 20 has moved to Document> Annotation > Automatic Dimensioning  


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Cadimage Covering Shadows

29 September 2016 Gareth Morgan No Comments
ARCHICAD 20, Coverings, Tip of the Day

Would you like the coverings to cast shadows in 3D? Select your coverings, open the settings. Under the Display Options change the Shadow settings to either Model View Options or Use local Settings. If you select “Use Local Settings” tick both Cladding and Trims. For MVO, you’ll need to tick the Cladding and Trims under

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AC20 – Cadimage Door & Window Background Fill

28 September 2016 Gareth Morgan No Comments
ARCHICAD 20, Doors+Windows, Tip of the Day

To set the background fill and pen colour for a Cadimage Door or Window. Open the Settings dialog, and in the Wall Opening Symbol page, change the Background Fill settings. Set the fill type and pens.


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Quick Key Tuesday: Layers

27 September 2016 Mark Horrocks No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

If you know you’ve added something but now can’t see it, you have most likely placed it on a layer that is now not showing.  If you turn on ALL layers, you will be able to see it, then select it and place it on the correct layer. The shortcut key to bring up the

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Label Doors and Windows ID in elevation or section

26 September 2016 Soto 2 Comments
ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, ARCHICAD 20, Tip of the Day

If you wish to label the ID or other properties of Doors and Windows in an elevation in ArchiCAD 19 there is a new method. First of all make sure that the label placement method  is set to Associated, see article below Associated vs Independent Labels (ARCHICAD 19) Then go to the Label tool in

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AC20 Getting Started with Cadimage Cabinets

23 September 2016 Gareth Morgan No Comments
ARCHICAD 20, Cabinets, Tip of the Day

The getting started with Cabinets in ARCHICAD 20.


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AC20 Getting started with Cadimage Keynotes

22 September 2016 Gareth Morgan No Comments
ARCHICAD 20, Keynotes, Tip of the Day

Have you seen the new Keynotes getting started video for ARCHICAD 20?


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Tabs: Sutil ‘Save View’ vs ‘Save as View’ – Redefine

21 September 2016 Soto No Comments
ARCHICAD 20, Tip of the Day

ARCHICAD 20 changed the way it deals with Tabs. You may know already about the Save View new function but there is something that you may want to know as well. See the Video below. If the view as been defined in the Tab, the Icon is blue If you move the view point (zoom),

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Quick Key Tuesday: Pick Up Tabs parameters

20 September 2016 Soto No Comments
ARCHICAD 20, Tip of the Day

Starting with ARCHICAD 20 you can use the usual shortcuts to PickUp / Inject Parameters to transfer parameters between Tabs   Use the same commands Alt to Pick Up or Ctrl+Alt to Inject use Cmmd+Alt in Mac to Inject      


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AC20 Getting Started with Cadimage Electrical

19 September 2016 Gareth Morgan No Comments
ARCHICAD 20, Electrical, Tip of the Day

New to Electrical Tool or want to see how it works? Check out the Cadimage Electrical getting started video for ARCHICAD 20    


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