Archive for the ‘Tip of the Day’ Category

Opening Layouts/Views on a single tab

12 September 2017 Scylla de Magalhaes No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 19, Tip of the Day

In ARCHICAD 19 and newer, with the new Tab Bar feature, double-clicking on different views/layouts opens new tabs. If you would like them to open in a single tab go to Options>Work Environment>More Options  


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Quick Options

11 September 2017 Scylla de Magalhaes No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

Quick Options Palette now with Settings Shortcuts in V19 and newer. Layer Settings, Scale, Partial Structure Display, Pens and Colors, Model View Options, Renovation Filter Options and Project preferences can now be accessed faster than ever.    


Lock your Grids

24 August 2017 cadimage No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

If you are one of those people who likes to use Grid Lines, It is usually a good idea to lock them into place.  (This is a good practice to get into so that the goblins don’t come along and move them halfway through the project)  There are 2 simple ways to do this, By

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Element Information

22 August 2017 Gareth Morgan No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

Want to measure an area or the volume of an element? Window > Palettes > Element Information The Element Information Palette is useful way to measure. It displays the area & volumes with both and without holes. Handy way to measure cut and fill with your existing and proposed meshes for example. Elements Properties.   Element’s

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Support Ticket Reminder

21 August 2017 Gareth Morgan No Comments
Tip of the Day

As a general rule, our Support Team prioritises Technical Support questions over How To questions. You’ll often find answers to How-To questions faster than we can get back to you, simply by referring to the documentation available on the ARCHICAD and Cadimage websites: ARCHICAD Help Center | ARCHICAD YouTube Channel | Cadimage Knowledge Base |  Cadimage YouTube Channel | Sometimes a

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Removing an individual Guide Line

18 August 2017 Gareth Morgan No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

To remove a Guide Line, right click on it and select Remove Guide Line from menu.


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Instrumental Building

17 August 2017 Gareth Morgan No Comments
BIMx, Tip of the Day

An easter egg for the BIMx App on iOS device’s only.   To activate. Open the 3D, give your device a shake and wait for the whipping sound. After the whip, touch the different Building Elements and enjoy. Graphisoft have a little Demo Model, if you haven’t any of your own projects on BIMx.  


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Roof covering view attributes in a different story

16 August 2017 Soto 2 Comments
ArchiCAD 16, ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 19, ARCHICAD 20, Coverings, Tip of the Day

If you want to control the display of Roof Covering in plan, you just have to go to the Covering Settings- Display Settings Under Symbol, there are the options: H- Means Home Story A- Means Above Story B- Means Below Story         If you are in ArchiCAD 16 or 17, you can

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Sketch Rendering roughness

15 August 2017 Soto No Comments
ARCHICAD 20, ARCHICAD 21, Tip of the Day

If you are rendering in ArchiCAD 20 or 21, the way the Sketch Render works has changed, if you render with the same settings as older versions, you may find the image to be different. Just change the Paper Roughness to 0% instead of 50%


ARCHICAD Training Series Volume 6 – The Algorithmic BIM Workflow

11 August 2017 Gareth Morgan No Comments
ARCHICAD 20, ARCHICAD 21, Tip of the Day

ARCHICAD have just added Volume 6 to their online training series. This is great for anyone starting out or wanting to know more about Grasshopper-ARCHICAD live connection.


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