Archive for the ‘Tip of the Day’ Category

Waitangi Day

5 February 2016 Cadimage No Comments
Tip of the Day

We will be closed Monday February 8th to celebrate Waitangi Day. Held on the 6th of February, Waitangi day is a significant day in New Zealand history. It’s the day the Treaty of Waitangi was signed in 1840. Support queries can be logged during this time, and we will respond when we reopen on Tuesday the 9th of

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Objective Toolbox Icon

4 February 2016 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, Tip of the Day

To have uniformity in our tools, the formely known Framing tool has been renamed to Objective in the Toolbox, this change affect only the ArchiCAD 18 and 19 versions Remember that you can always right click the Toolbox and go to the settings to add the icon directly to your Toolbox.    


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BIMx Models

3 February 2016 Gareth No Comments
ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, Tip of the Day

Want to give your client that extra WOW factor? Send them a GRAPHISOFT BIMx model which they’ll navigate through your 3D model on their computer. Open your project and check the model in 3D. Still in the 3D window go to File – Save As. Select BIMx in the format. Give the file a name. If you’ve ticket Start

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Quick Key Tuesday – Show/Hide Guide Lines

2 February 2016 Gareth No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

Show/Hide guide lines with a press of a single key. Todays shortcut is brought to you by key, Q


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Happy Birthday Auckland & Nelson!

1 February 2016 Gareth No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

Today is Auckland Anniversary, a day the top half of the North Island celebrates by taking the day off. Nelson have got on the bandwagon and are also enjoying the day off. The top of the South Island have the day off to celebrate Nelson Anniversary Day. Is anyone working today? Support queries can be logged during this time, and

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Using the Marquee Tool and Find & Select

29 January 2016 Cadimage No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

If you are using a Marquee to select an area of your project this will be available in the Find & Select dialogue allowing you to choose a number of selection criteria. Just like if you were using the Arrow tool options, but with the added power of Find & Select. This makes selecting specific

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Support Ticket Reminder

28 January 2016 Gareth No Comments
Tip of the Day

As a general rule, our Support Team prioritises Technical Support questions over How To questions. You’ll often find answers to How-To questions faster than we can get back to you, simply by referring to the documentation available on the ARCHICAD and Cadimage websites: ARCHICAD Help Center | ARCHICAD YouTube Channel | Cadimage Knowledge Base |  Cadimage YouTube Channel | Sometimes a

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How to find Spline length

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

To find the length of a Spline, activate the Element Information palette, go to Window > Palettes > Element Information. Select the Spline then choose the Element Size icon and the length will be shown.


Quick Key Tuesday – Zoom to Selection

26 January 2016 Gareth No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

Zoom to selected elements. MAC: Command+Shift+’ WIN: Ctrl+Shift+’


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Whats an .lcf?

25 January 2016 Scylla de Magalhaes No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

Library Container File The extension.lcf identifies a “Library Container file”. The default ArchiCAD 17 Library is stored in an.lcf, but you can also create your own Library Container file, or extract its contents, using the File > Libraries and Objects > Create/Extract a Container command. Since the Library Container file is a single file, yet

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