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Convert Windows from single to double or triple glazed

31 August 2015 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, Cadimage, Doors+Windows, Tip of the Day, Tools

Rather than use standard Single Glazed units, Cadimage Windows can be set and configured with Double or Triple glazing…


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Finding the Door Leaf dimensions

28 August 2015 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, Cadimage, Doors+Windows, Tip of the Day, Tools

Finding the Door Leaf dimensions is a question we are often asked on the support desk.  They are available in a subset of Leaf settings (Door Leaf> Left or Right Leaf) as highlighted below…


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New 3D Window Settings

27 August 2015 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 19, Tip of the Day

If you have looked at 3D Window Settings since installing ArchiCAD 19, it may look a bit different.  But do not worry – this is planned to be this way!  The interface has been updated and simplified…


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Updated Flat Panel TV for ArchiCAD 19

26 August 2015 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 19, Tip of the Day

In ArchiCAD 19, the Flat Panel TV has been updated with some new features. As well as a new interface there are greater options for controlling the sizes and new options for the fixings…


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New Pointer Options in ArchiCAD 19

25 August 2015 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 19, Tip of the Day

A couple of new Pointer Options have been added to ArchiCAD 19… 1: Pointer with Underlined Text 2: Inverted Pointer


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Easy way to remove Guidelines

24 August 2015 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 19, Tip of the Day

If you have a Guidelines on screen in ArchiCAD and would like to remove them – simply right click on any Guideline and choose the appropriate option from the context menu that appears…


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Control the appearance of Cabinets

21 August 2015 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 18, Cabinets, Cadimage, Tip of the Day, Tools

If you would like to globally control the Appearance of your Cadimage Cabinets, all you need to do is go to Document> Set Model View> Model View Options…  then set the Cadimage Cabinets preferences to your favourite settings… Don’t forget to save a Model View Options combination!


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Manually place and edit Railings

20 August 2015 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD 19, Stairs, Tip of the Day, Tools

It may seem a bit odd to place a Railing that is not associated to a Stair – but the simple, flexible editing means you can easily create complex shapes. To do this you need to place a Railing on the Plan and then use the Graphic Editing buttons within the settings… To find out more

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Set the Alignment of Cadimage Stairs

19 August 2015 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, Stairs, Tip of the Day, Tools

If you are about to create a new Polystair with Cadimage Stairs and would like to set the Reference Line position – go to the 2D Plan Preview and click the Left, Centre or Right Node point as highlighted below…


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Take control of the Editing Plane Display

18 August 2015 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, Tip of the Day

Sometimes when the Editing Plane is visible in the 3D Window it can become a bit overwhelming. Personally I set mine to only display when I am editing – that way I find the 3D Window less cluttered and easier to manage. To control the settings go to Options> Work Environment> On-Screen Options  and set Display Editing

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