Archive for the ‘Tools’ Category

Head Clearance Stair in 3D

2 December 2016 Soto 1 Comment
ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, ARCHICAD 20, Stairs, Tip of the Day

If you are designing a new stair you may want to check if it complies with the minimum height clearance rules that apply in your country. This is very easy and helpful with the Cadimage Stair tool, just go to the Settings > Head Clearance Plan For ARCHICAD 20   Settings>Symbol>Head Clearance and edit the

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Electrical wire in different stories.

30 November 2016 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 19, ARCHICAD 20, 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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Cadimage Profile icons in the Toolbox (Work Environment)

9 November 2016 Joshua Osborne No Comments
ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, ARCHICAD 20, Cadimage, Tip of the Day, Tools

If you are looking for the Tools in the Toolbox in ARCHICAD 18-20 – these can be added quickly by installing the Cadimage Work Environment via the Cadimage Installer… It’s likely you have installed already this profile when you installed the tools.


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Wall Coverings below openings

31 October 2016 Joshua Osborne No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, Coverings, Tip of the Day, Tools

When you place a Wall Covering on a Wall with Openings set at the base of the wall (0mm / 0″) you may see some problems.  If the Covering is not configured correctly, the Cladding will fail to extend below the Openings. 31   In the example above, the left opening has no cladding below,

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Flip Covering

27 October 2016 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 18, ARCHICAD 20, Coverings, Tip of the Day

If you place a Cadimage Covering in a wall and wish you had placed it on the other side of the wall, you can change the size with the new feature:   For ARCHICAD 20     For ArchiCAD 19 and older  


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Fascia Edge position

26 October 2016 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, ARCHICAD 20, 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   For ARCHICAD 20     For ARCHICAD 19


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Cadimage Door Handle position

19 October 2016 Mark Horrocks 2 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 For ARCHICAD 20 Settings> Handles>Hardware> Exterior/Interior Handle> Handle Location   For

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Minimal Spaces

10 October 2016 Tate Gibbes 2 Comments
ArchiCAD, Doors+Windows, Tip of the Day

Did you know that the Cadimage Door and Window Tool can show minimal space requirements around doors? This is for ArchiCAD 20     This is for ArchiCAD 19 Especially handy when designing things like accessible bathrooms etc.   Please bear in mind the display of the minimal space will depend on the Model View Options

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Cadimage Covering Shadows

29 September 2016 Gareth Morgan No Comments
ARCHICAD 20, Coverings, Tip of the Day

Would you like the coverings to cast shadows in 3D? Select your coverings, open the settings. Under the Display Options change the Shadow settings to either Model View Options or Use local Settings. If you select “Use Local Settings” tick both Cladding and Trims. For MVO, you’ll need to tick the Cladding and Trims under

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AC20 – Cadimage Door & Window Background Fill

28 September 2016 Gareth Morgan No Comments
ARCHICAD 20, Doors+Windows, Tip of the Day

To set the background fill and pen colour for a Cadimage Door or Window. Open the Settings dialog, and in the Wall Opening Symbol page, change the Background Fill settings. Set the fill type and pens.


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