Do you know about the Direction Dependent Selection method? This comes in to effect when you draw a selection window. It has been in ArchiCAD for a number of versions now, but is hidden within the Info Box settings of the Arrow Tool… There are three options available and each will include elements… 1: if any part
How often do you create a Detail or Worksheet and then find you have to delete the boundary that appears? And then again each time the view updates! Personally, I do it a lot until I remember to go and turn the function off in the Work Environment!
If you have old project files, you may have trouble opening them in the more recent versions of ArchiCAD. Fortunately Graphisoft provide ‘File Converter‘ packages that allow you to save these old files in a format that is supported. These packages are also designed to run on newer Operating Systems for both MacOS and Windows.
If you are looking for some hints on Detailing in ArchiCAD… take a look at my Tips & Tricks webinar on our YouTube channel: More movies available here: https://www.youtube.com/user/CadimageTools
If you import a Masterspec Database a globe symbol will appear beside the database indicating it is an online Database: This means it cannot be edited in ArchiCAD and must be done via the Masterspec online website. You may, however, require some custom notes that are beyond what Masterspec offer, to accomodate this we have
You may have noticed the question mark button previously across various Cadimage Tools – but with ArchiCAD 18 it is more prominent…
If you use Cadimage Electrical, Cabinets, Stairs, Coverings or Objective – don’t forget to take a look at the settings in Document> Set Model View> Model View Options…
This is something to be aware of – when you update Cadimage Tools for ArchiCAD 18, don’t worry if at the end of the Install the Tools still show as their ‘old version’. Once the installer has completed, you need to quit the Installer and launch ArchiCAD. If you check the Installer again – you will
Have you noticed the Escape (ESC) key seems to do different things at different times? This may seem strange, but it is in fact very useful… if you know what to expect! Here is what is supposed to happen when you press the ESC key once… while inputting data / drawing: cancel the operation when
The Masterspec Masterkey Tool has now been announced for ArchiCAD which works in conjunction with the Cadimage Keynotes Tool. Once you install the Masterspec Tool and log-in you will have 2 options when importing a database in Keynotes now: ‘A Masterspec Project’ will show you a list of your projects on Masterspec online account. These