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Tips & Tricks: Extrusions with Objective

29 May 2015 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD 18, Cadimage, Objective, Tip of the Day, Tools

Here is a short movie that explains how to create Extrusions with Objective…


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Looking for Help with Cadimage Tools?

28 May 2015 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 18, Cadimage, Tip of the Day, Tools

Have you tried searching the Knowledgebase on www.cadimage.com? Here is a direct link:  http://cadimage.com/Support/KnowledgeBase  In the Knowledgebase, you will find a range of technical information including: Product overviews Installation instructions and extras Tutorials to help you get started Troubleshooting tips You might also find our Forums helpful as they contain a range of real-life questions

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Automatic Wall Types plan

26 May 2015 Jonathan Breen No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 18, Keynotes, Tip of the Day

Keynotes could do the job for your Wall Types plan automatically! If you go to Cadimage>Keynotes>Attribute Keynotes and choose ‘Composites’. You then select the Composite you want and Attach a Keynote to this: Now in Plan, Section or Elevation if you select that Wall, the Label Contents dialog will automatically populate with that Keynote. You

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Add a custom local Keynote database to your Masterspec database

19 May 2015 Jonathan Breen No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 18, Keynotes, Tip of the Day

If you import a Masterspec Database a globe symbol will appear beside the database indicating it is an online Database: This means it cannot be edited in ArchiCAD and must be done via the Masterspec online website. You may, however, require some custom notes that are beyond what Masterspec offer, to accomodate this we have

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Get Help from inside the Tools…

18 May 2015 Ken Good 1 Comment
ArchiCAD 18, Cadimage, Tip of the Day, Tools

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


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Make life easier with Model View Options…

15 May 2015 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 18, Cabinets, Cadimage, Coverings, Electrical, Objective, Stairs, Tip of the Day, Tools

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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Note: Updating ArchiCAD 18 Cadimage Tools

14 May 2015 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD 18, Cadimage, Tip of the Day, Tools

This is something to be aware of – when you update Cadimage Tools for ArchiCAD 18, don’t worry if at the end of the Install the Tools still show as their ‘old version’. Once the installer has completed, you need to quit the Installer and launch ArchiCAD.  If you check the Installer again – you will

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Masterspec online Keynote Database now available

12 May 2015 Jonathan Breen No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 18, Keynotes, Tip of the Day

The Masterspec Masterkey Tool has now been announced for ArchiCAD which works in conjunction with the Cadimage Keynotes Tool. Once you install the Masterspec Tool and log-in you will have 2 options when importing a database in Keynotes now: ‘A Masterspec Project’ will show you a list of your projects on Masterspec online account. These

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Don’t forget myCadimage.com

7 May 2015 Ken Good No Comments
Cadimage, News, Tip of the Day, Tools

We’ve created myCadimage so you can easily manage: The Cadimage Tools you own Access Cadimage Tool Trial versions Your newsletter preferences Your contact and billing information Help, if you need it Plus much more… you can even access Tip of the Day if you want to read this again! If you have not already visited,

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Editing Keynote database in Excel

5 May 2015 Jonathan Breen No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 18, Keynotes, Tip of the Day

While Keynotes in ArchiCAD 18 uses the .keynotes format by default it still supports the legacy format .CSV. This format has several limitations from not being able to form a hierarchy of notes and now being able to control status (Current/Deleted) but if used in a simple method this workflow will work as expected. There

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