Archive for the ‘Tools’ Category

Cadimage Recent Releases – September 2014

23 September 2014 Joshua Osborne No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tools

We recently made some updates to the Doors + Windows and Keynotes tools, as well as a new version of the Cadimage Installer. I’ll get to the Doors + Windows and Keynotes changes in a moment, but the main new thing that you need to know about, is the ability to see Release Reports in

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Editing switch wiring (2-Way Switch)

2 September 2014 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 18, Cadimage, Electrical, Tip of the Day

If you place a Cadimage Switch object using the Electrical tool. You may change ‘manually’ the switch connection to: Single switch 2-Way switch Intermediate Just go to the settings> Symbol>Specification>Display settings:  


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What does this button do?

26 August 2014 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 18, Cadimage, Doors+Windows, Tip of the Day

You may have noticed the question mark button previously across various Cadimage Tools – but with ArchiCAD 18 it is more prominent…


Notes on Cadimage Keynotes for ArchiCAD 18

21 August 2014 Tessa Read No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 18, Cadimage, Development, General, Keynotes

The Cadimage Keynotes Tool has now been released for ArchiCAD 18, and is ready for download right away. Before you get started with it though, here are a few things that you should know. The first thing that you’ll probably notice with the new Keynotes Tool, is that when you go to Import notes, the

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Notes on Cadimage Stairs for ArchiCAD 18

21 August 2014 Tessa Read No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 18, Cadimage, Development, Stairs

The Cadimage Stair Tool has now been released for ArchiCAD 18, and is ready for download right away. Before you get started with it though, here are a few things that you should know. First off, you’ll need to use the Cadimage Polystair and Railing toolbox items to use the tool, so if you haven’t

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Electrical 3-Way Switch

15 August 2014 Soto 2 Comments
ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 18, Electrical, Tip of the Day

If you are placing lamps in a hallway or stairs, you may need to have a three way switch at both ends of the stair.  Just place the regular switches using the Cadimage Electrical Tool. Finally select the lamp(s) and the switches and go to the menu Cadimage>Electrical>Add Wiring.    


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Installing the Cadimage Tools for AC18

17 July 2014 Joshua Osborne No Comments
Tools

There are 2 steps to installing the Cadimage Tools – getting the installer, and then running it: Getting the Installer 1. First, go to https://www.mycadimage.com 2. Login using your Cadimage credentials. 3. Choose Cadimage Tools from menu item, click Get Cadimage Tools 4. Choose either the Windows or Mac OSX buttons to start the download 5.

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Electrical wire in different stories.

26 May 2014 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD 17, Electrical, Tip of the Day

If you want to wire two elements with the Cadimage Electrical tool, and both elements are in different stories. Like a stairs switch and a lamp, you will have to change the display of one of the elements to be displayed in the Home Story and the story of the other element:     Now

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Pocket slider door. Edit the wall opening thickness.

23 May 2014 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD 17, Doors+Windows, Tip of the Day

    If you have a Pocket Slider Door. with certain thickness, you can edit the wall opening thickness as well in the settings:  Parameters>3 Door Leaf> Door Leaf Thickness>


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Create your own Electrical plates

21 May 2014 Jonathan Breen No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 17, Electrical, Tip of the Day

We have continued to improve the Electrical tool since its release just over a year ago. While we tried to include all common combinations of Wall Plates for all countries there was of course quite a few requests, realising we wouldnt meet demand we have made improvements and documentation to create your own wall plate

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