Archive for the ‘Tip of the Day’ Category

Customer Experience Improvement Program

3 July 2017 cadimage No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

We make sure to tell our users that in order for us to improve the quality of our tools, we need feedback on how you use them. The good folks at Graphisoft need the same form of feedback in order to improve ARCHICAD.  They have even made it simple for us to do. In the

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Minimal Spaces

30 June 2017 cadimage 2 Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 19, ARCHICAD 20, ARCHICAD 21, Doors+Windows, Tip of the Day

Did you know that the Cadimage Door and Window Tool can show minimal space requirements around doors? This is for ArchiCAD 20 and 21     This is for ArchiCAD 19 Especially handy when designing things like accessible bathrooms etc.   Please bear in mind the display of the minimal space will depend on the Model

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Story Settings

29 June 2017 cadimage 2 Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

When setting up your project, try to avoid using negative stories. We should have our mesh created on the Zero story and the first constructed floor goes on Story one.  The number of the Story really doesn’t matter. Think of it this way, If we have six stories of basement that we have to create,

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Grid Display and the Editing Plane

28 June 2017 cadimage No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

One of the questions I get asked frequently while training people and on the support desk is how to turn off the Editing Plane and how to change the Grid display.  These are both quite simple things to rectify. To turn off the Editing Plane display, go to the View Menu and simply click on

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Level Dimension reference

12 June 2017 Soto No Comments
ARCHICAD 20, Tip of the Day, Tools

If you are using the Level Dimension tool for your Site or the Project Levels in plan view, you can change how the Level Dimensions refer to if you select the text of the already selected level, open the settings and change the text to custom, you can choose the reference level.


ArchiCAD Licence information

7 June 2017 Joshua Osborne No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

Sometimes you need to know the build number of ArchiCAD you are running, or the build of the library or even what licence number (keyplug / dongle) you are using.  This is important information to provide when you log a support ticket for example. This information and more is available inside ArchiCAD by going to Help>

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Queens Birthday Weekend

4 June 2017 Gareth Morgan No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

Cadimage will be closed Monday 5th June Support queries can be logged during this time, and we will respond when we reopen on Tuesday the 6th. You may find the answer to your question via one of the many support resources we have available: – Knowledge Base: http://www.cadimage.com/Support/KnowledgeBase – Look through the Forum articles: http://www.cadimage.com/Support/Forums – View the ‘How To’ movies: https://www.youtube.com/CadimageTools – Have a

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More information about the Spell Checker in ARCHICAD

1 June 2017 Scylla de Magalhaes No Comments
ARCHICAD 20, Tip of the Day

The Document > Annotation > Spell Checker command allows you to check the spelling of your ARCHICAD project. Just click on ‘Start’ in the Spell Checker Palette to locate the misspelled words. On Windows, Spell Checker uses Microsoft Word’s Spelling Check, which means that you must have Microsoft Word installed on your computer together with

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How to turn on the Model Override Surface in the tool settings.

31 May 2017 Gareth Morgan No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

Open the Tool Setting Dialog Boxes (Options > Work Environment > Tool Setting Dialog Boxes) Select the tool you wish to turn on Model Override Surface Turn the Model eye to open Click OK  


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Launch new instance of recently open projects

25 May 2017 Gareth Morgan No Comments
ARCHICAD 20, Tip of the Day

In the More Options under Work Environment select the “Launch new instance of ARCHICAD when opening a project from the recent list or by dragging onto a running ARCHICAD”