Archive for the ‘Tools’ Category

Placing Doors and Windows in Slanted Walls

29 January 2015 Scylla de Magalhaes No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 18, Cadimage, Doors+Windows, Tip of the Day

Windows and Doors can be placed in any type of wall, including polygonal, slanted and complex shapes. If your project contains slanted walls, use the Door/Window Opening Plane icons (Door/Window Preview and Positioning Panel) to make the plane of your openings either associated to the wall plane or remain vertical…

Cadimage Profile 18 V2

28 January 2015 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD 18, Cabinets, Cadimage, Coverings, Doors+Windows, Electrical, Extrusions, Keynotes, Objective, Slab Edges, Stairs, Tip of the Day, Tools

The Cadimage tools for ArchiCAD 18 have been updated and some tools like Objective have now the Extrusion and Slab Edges tool. Whether you have just installed the tools for ArchiCAD 18 or have updated to the latest version you may have to install the Cadimage Work Environment. Log into our website and go to

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Don’t forget to check Model View Options

27 January 2015 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD 18, Cabinets, Cadimage, Coverings, Electrical, Objective, Stairs, Tip of the Day

If you use Cadimage Electrical, Cabinets, Stairs, Coverings or Objective – don’t forget to take a look at the settings in Document> Set Model View> Model View Options…

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Edit glazing bar surface

21 January 2015 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 18, Cadimage, Doors+Windows, Tip of the Day

If you are using the Window tool, you can change the glazing bar surfaces just below the dimension settings:

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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:

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.  


Keep up to date with latest Tool releases

9 December 2014 Tessa Read No Comments
News, Support, Tools

Many of you have asked to be kept up to date with new releases of the Cadimage Tools, via email. This is a great idea, however we are aware that too many emails can spoil a good thing. So, if you would like to receive these emails, we request that you: Log in to your

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Display ID for Cabinets

13 November 2014 Soto No Comments
Cabinets, Tip of the Day

If you place a Cadimage Cabinet, the plan view will display the ID for the object. You can control the ID display with MVO. Go to Document>Set Model View>Model View Options>Cadimage Cabinets>Plan View Label Turn off the ID by selecting Label Content: None   c

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Cadimage Tools Releases – 4 November 2014

3 November 2014 Joshua Osborne 1 Comment

We made some new release of the Cadimage Tools for ArchiCAD 18 late last Friday. The new versions are Coverings 3.15, Doors + Windows 5.30, and Stairs 6.04. You can get them anytime now by just running the Cadimage Installer. You can see the release notes by clicking on the links in the installer

Cadimage Tools v18 Status Update – November 2014

23 October 2014 Joshua Osborne No Comments
ArchiCAD 18, Tools

This table shows the current status of the V18 Cadimage Tools as of the 1st of December: Tool Status Release Date Scheduled Future Releases Cabinets 6.01 Released 13/10/2014 Coverings 3.15 Released 31/10/2014 Doors + Windows 5.30 Released 31/10/2014 Electrical 3.15 Released 08/07/2014 gbXML 1.32 Released 17/07/2014 Keynotes 5.04 Released 13/11/2014 Objective 2.50 Released 28/10/2014 2.60

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