Archive for the ‘Tools’ Category

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 1 Comment
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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Edit electrical symbol description

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

If you want to edit the electrical symbol description in the schedule Go to the Settings>Parameters>Schedule Values>Schedule user defined 3  


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Facebook Competition: Send us images of your building to win Goodies!

15 May 2014 Joshua Osborne No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tools

We’ve just kicked off a competition on our Facebook page – we want your photos or renders of projects made using the Cadimage Tools. Anyone can enter, and the winner will be the entry with the most votes, and will receive a 12-month subscription to Architectural Review, as well as their choice of a Cadimage

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Roof covering view attributes in a different story

9 May 2014 Soto 1 Comment
ArchiCAD 16, ArchiCAD 17, Coverings, Tip of the Day

If you are in ArchiCAD 16 or 17, you can  edit manually the view attributes for the roof covering to each story level, that can be enabled it in the Parameters: Roof covering settings>Parameters>Display options>Use same pens for all views> Now you can change the attributes for the home story, the stories below, 3d, and

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