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BIMx now supports Google Cardboard

6 November 2017 Gareth Morgan No Comments
BIMx, Tip of the Day

BIMx and BIMx PRO does VR with googlecard Board Google Cardboard support (https://vr.google.com/cardboard/) Google Cardboard v2.0 App required Phone only (tablets excluded) You can view pre-defined positions (gallery items, favorites) Free walking mode with custom speed options Works well with both iOS and Andriod versions https://helpcenter.graphisoft.com/tips/bimx/how-to-use-a-cardboard-vr-with-bimx/  


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AC21 CineRender – Monochrome Model

3 November 2017 Gareth Morgan No Comments
ARCHICAD 21, Tip of the Day

For those sick of white for their white card model renders, ARCHICAD 21 introduces Monochrome Model settings when using the CineRender by MAXON Render Engine. This allows you to change the colour of your “white card” render and allow you to turn on/off things like transparency, reflectance & luminance. To use the Monochrome Model you need

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Direct Hyper-model upload to the BIMx Model Transfer service

2 November 2017 Gareth Morgan No Comments
BIMx, Tip of the Day

New option to share ARCHICAD content by uploading a previously exported BIMx Hyper-model file to your storage space on the BIMx Model Transfer service. Upload a file by choosing it in the Upload/File/Open dialog or just drag & drop it to the target folder.


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Forgotten Functions – Grid Systems

1 November 2017 Gareth Morgan 1 Comment
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

During the recent ARCHICAD 21 upgrade training a number of people had forgotten some great functions in ARCHICAD like automatic dimensions. One of these was the Grid System (Design > Grid Systems) https://helpcenter.graphisoft.com/guides/archicad-21/archicad-21-reference-guide/user-interface-reference/dialog-boxes/grid-system-settings/ This is a great way to place your grid and also have it place the columns, beams and grid dimensions. Place a Grid

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AC21 IFC Hotlink

31 October 2017 Gareth Morgan No Comments
ARCHICAD 21, ifc, Tip of the Day

In ARCHICAD 21 the IFC can be inserted into the file direct from the Hotlinking dialog.


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AC21 Dashed Polylines

30 October 2017 Gareth Morgan No Comments
ARCHICAD 21, Tip of the Day

New in ARCHICAD 21 is an option to set a polyline either Continuous or by Segment          


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Cadimage Profile icons in the Toolbox (Work Environment)

25 September 2017 Joshua Osborne 2 Comments
ArchiCAD, Cadimage, Tip of the Day, Tools

If you are looking for the Tools in the Toolbox in ARCHICAD 18-21 – these can be added quickly by installing the Cadimage Work Environment via the Cadimage Installer… It’s likely you have installed already this profile when you installed the tools.


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Clean up Mesh Display in 2D

22 September 2017 Joshua Osborne No Comments
Tip of the Day

Tired of unsightly lines ruining the display of your finely crafted meshes in Floor Plan view? Well, worry no more! With the judicious application of a single setting in the Mesh tool, you can change your spider-web meshes from this: to this: Too good to be true, you say? Don’t take my word for it,

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Cadimage Knowledgebase

20 September 2017 Joshua Osborne No Comments
ArchiCAD, Cadimage, Tip of the Day, Tools

Have you tried searching the Knowledgebase on www.cadimage.com? Here is a direct link:  http://cadimage.com/Support/KnowledgeBase  In the Knowledgebase, you will find a range of technical information including: Product overviews Installation instructions and extras Tutorials to help you get started Troubleshooting tips You might also find our Forums helpful as they contain a range of real-life questions

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Changing roof pitch in 3D

19 September 2017 Mark Horrocks 1 Comment
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

You can dynamically change the roof slant angle by choosing Change Roof Pitch from the pet palette when editing a roof pitch in 3D window. Note that the hinge for the roof is the roof pivot line.    


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