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How to add extra downpipes

6 May 2016 Cadimage No Comments
Coverings, Tip of the Day

If you need an extra down pipe on your Cadimage Roof Covering? That’s easy, select the ArchiCAD roof and insert a new node. The Cadimage Roof Covering will allow you to attach  two downpipes on every side of the node. The only thing you have to do now is, click on the pink hotspot on

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Wall Covering Cladding types

4 May 2016 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, Cadimage, Coverings, Tip of the Day, Tools

There are 11 types of Wall Cladding available in Cadimage Coverings: This is what they look like in 3D (Cinerender with White Model effect):  


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Quick Key Tuesday – Quick Selection (Magnet)

3 May 2016 Gareth No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

To toggle the Quick Selection temporarily On or Off press the Spacebar More Information


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How to Update Cadimage Tools for ArchiCAD 18 and 19

29 April 2016 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, 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  


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Building Material Cut Fill

28 April 2016 Soto 2 Comments
ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 18, Tip of the Day

If you are detailing in ArchiCAD 17 or newer and are using the fill tool, you  have four options to use different fill types, Drafting Fills, Cover Fills, Cut Fills and the latest addition ‘Cut Fills- Building Materials’, that will use the same fill assigned to the building material.


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Text Scale / Size

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

When adding text you have two options for Scalability, Model Size and Paper Size.  Model Size means that the size of the text will change with the scale, Paper Size means that the text will always show at the size nominated on the Layout.  The default is to have this set to Paper Size, so

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Quick Key Tuesday – Fit in Window

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

You can resize your view to accommodate all visible elements placed in the project. Mac: Command + ‘ Win: Ctrl + ‘ OR Double Click the middle button on your mouse.


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ANZAC Day

23 April 2016 Mark Horrocks No Comments
Tip of the Day

As it’s ANZAC Day on the Monday 25th we’ll be out of the office till Tuesday the 26th. We are currently experiencing technical issue with Cadimage Tools activation & mycadimage.com access, our web developers are currently working to resolving these issue. For our overseas registered members, ANZAC Day commemorates the loss of New Zealand and Australian

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Maxon 3D Grass

22 April 2016 Gareth No Comments
ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, Tip of the Day

Introduced in ARCHICAD 18, 3D grass is a great way to add a little bit more to your 3D renders. More Information


Finding attributes by typing the name

21 April 2016 Scylla de Magalhaes No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

The quickest way to locate a fill or other attributes in ARCHICAD is by typing the first letters of the name of that attribute. ARCHICAD will highlight it for you.