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Details with text or without?

23 December 2014 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 18, Tip of the Day

How do you prefer your details? When you create a Detail Drawing in ArchiCAD it will not show text by default.  This however can be changed.  If you would like Text to be copied across from the view, simply un-check the Copy construction elements only option…


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How do I check the Layer an element is on?

22 December 2014 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 16, ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 18, Tip of the Day

The easiest way to do this is by selecting the element and checking the Layer field in the Infobox…


Creating a u-shaped stair

19 December 2014 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD 18, Cadimage, How To, Stairs, Tip of the Day

In this short video Ken shows us how to edit a default Cadimage Stair and turn it into a u-shaped Stair:


A week to go…

18 December 2014 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, Cadimage, Tip of the Day

You may already know this – but just in case you missed it, Christmas is only a week away. Here is a reminder of the Cadimage Christmas Opening Hours: Knowledgebase:  http://cadimage.com/Support/KnowledgeBase Forums:  http://cadimage.com/Support/Forums  


Note: Updating Cadimage Tools 18

17 December 2014 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 18, Cadimage, Tip of the Day

This is just a quick note – 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

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Wall covering placement

16 December 2014 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 18, Cadimage, Coverings, Tip of the Day

In ArchiCAD 18, the Wall covering tool Layout settings will allow you to edit which side of the wall reference line you want the covering to be placed.  


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What do all the palettes & toolbars on your screen do?

15 December 2014 Jonathan Breen No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 18, Tip of the Day

The default work environment in ArchiCAD has remained consistent for years meaning we know where to easily find everything. But when we accidentally close one you may not know what youve just closed so we created this image to explain:   You can read up more about this on page 15 of the ArchiCAD 18

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Extra Tracker functions

12 December 2014 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 16, ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 18, Tip of the Day

Did you know the Tracker can show more than the usual few visible items? The example below shows the typical display of the Tracker when


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Things to remember when logging a support ticket

11 December 2014 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, Cadimage, Tip of the Day

When you log a support ticket (by email or online via www.mycadimage.com) it is important to include as much detailed information as possible.  This is to help the Cadimage Support Team diagnose and resolve your problem as quickly as possible. If possible, please include


How to Update Cadimage Tools for ArchiCAD 18

10 December 2014 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 18, Cadimage, Tip of the Day

From time to time, we release updates for all Cadimage Tools.  These need to be installed on your machine in order to ‘update’ your software. The update process is as follows: 01:  Close ArchiCAD 18  


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