Archive for the ‘Tools’ Category

Problem with 3-Level Notes Databases in Keynotes 5.17

23 December 2015 Joshua Osborne No Comments
Keynotes

We have recently discovered an issue in the latest Keynotes release which incorrectly shows the top level of 3-level notes in your Keynotes Schedule. We will be looking into this in the new year, but in the meantime, if you are affected by this issue (i.e. you use 3-level notes databases) you can re-install an

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Happy Holidays!

23 December 2015 Ken Good No Comments
Cadimage, News, Tip of the Day, Tools

All at Cadimage would like to wish you and your families the very best during the festive season. During the Christmas break our offices will be closed from Wednesday 23rd December and reopening on Tuesday 5th January. Support queries can be logged during this time, but you may find the answer to your question via one of the

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Fascia Edge position

16 December 2015 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, Coverings, Tip of the Day

The Cadimage Roof Coverings tool now has the option to edit the position of the Fascia Edge in the settings


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Cadimage Door Handle position

14 December 2015 Mark Horrocks No Comments
ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, Doors+Windows, Tip of the Day

Its easy to choose the Door Handle style from the pullout list, but the actual position of the Handle is not in the same tab, just go to Door Leaf > Left Dimensions or Door Leaf , click the Style button and select the Dimension    


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Stair Favourites

10 December 2015 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, Stairs, Tip of the Day

Since the PolyStair tool was released for ARCHICAD 18 the use of Favorites has changed. The tool doesn’t save the PolyStair as a standard AC Stair anymore, therefore the only way to get a Favorite is using the same PolyStair Icon in the Toolbox     As you can see in the sequence below, saving

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Control Plan View Display of Cadimage Stairs

8 December 2015 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, Cadimage, Stairs, Tip of the Day, Tools

To control the display of the Stair on Plan View, create a new Polystair or select an existing one and go to its settings. Navigate to the Floor Plan and Section Panel then FLOOR PLAN DISPLAY> Show on Stories as highlighted below: The default option should be All Relevant Stories but it may be one

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Avoid Wall Covering untidiness…

7 December 2015 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, Cadimage, Coverings, Tip of the Day, Tools

Avoid a situation like this with Wall Coverings in ARCHICAD:   In Layout> Ignore Shape Detail near Ends you can set a distance where the Covering can ignore the shape detail of the model: This was introduced following ARCHICAD 17 to allow the control of the connection as walls now clash rather than mitre. By

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Set Alignment of Cadimage Stairs

4 December 2015 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, Cadimage, Stairs, Tip of the Day, Tools

To set the Alignment of Stairs (Left, Right or Centre), use the Preview and Positioning Panel to pick on the appropriate hotspot:


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Editing Keynotes content

3 December 2015 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, Cadimage, Keynotes, Tip of the Day, Tools

To edit the content of a Keynote (Key, Title, Spec or Description), select the Keynote you want to change and edit the fields in Keynote Editing shown below: Any changes made to the fields are automatically saved to the database. However, if any of the keynotes have already been placed as Labels, you will need to

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Cadimage Tip of the Day archive

30 November 2015 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, Cadimage, News, Tip of the Day, Tools

Cadimage Tip of the Day appears when you start ARCHICAD 18 or 19 if enabled in Cadimage> myCadimage> Preferences…  but what if you missed a day?  Or were on holiday for a week or two? Do not fear, the content does not disappear – there is an archive of all the past articles available here There

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