Archive for the ‘Tools’ Category

Interactive Schedule Zone Name and Number

12 May 2016 Glen Richardson No Comments
Doors+Windows, Tip of the Day

If you want to include the Zone Name or Zone Number in your Interactive Door or Window schedule, use the Zone Name or Zone Number under the General settings rather than From or To Zone Name or Number under the Window or Door. This will allow you to adjust which zone the Door or Window

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How to add extra downpipes

6 May 2016 Cadimage No Comments
Coverings, Tip of the Day

If you need an extra down pipe on your Cadimage Roof Covering? That’s easy, select the ArchiCAD roof and insert a new node. The Cadimage Roof Covering will allow you to attach  two downpipes on every side of the node. The only thing you have to do now is, click on the pink hotspot on

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Wall Covering Cladding types

4 May 2016 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, Cadimage, Coverings, Tip of the Day, Tools

There are 11 types of Wall Cladding available in Cadimage Coverings: This is what they look like in 3D (Cinerender with White Model effect):  

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Using Degrees, Minutes, Seconds in Sites+Massing

20 April 2016 Joshua Osborne 1 Comment
Sites+Massing, Tip of the Day

If you want to be able to enter your boundary data in Degrees, Minutes, Seconds format in the Cadimage Sites+Massing tool, you’ll need to set the Working Units to Degrees, Minutes, Seconds. Setting the ‘Angle Format’ in the Boundary Object settings to DMS only changes the way that the data is displayed on the label, the

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Scheduling Wall Coverings areas

15 March 2016 James Service 2 Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 19, Coverings, Tip of the Day

Cadimage Wall Coverings have the ability to model multiple different cladding or siding materials on the same wall structure, with a bit of digging in the ArchiCAD interactive schedule Additional Parameters you can pull out the area of each cladding type. These of can then be added and used for costings and construction investigations. Create the

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New Feature for Friday! D+W Renovation Status

4 March 2016 Gareth No Comments
ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, Doors+Windows, Tip of the Day

With a recent update to the Door + Window tool a new feature was added to the D&W Schedule. Doors Windows Schedules Now Support Renovation Status Getting Started with D + W Schedule

Check for Cadimage Updates automatically…

3 March 2016 Cadimage No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 19, Tip of the Day, Tools

Rather than watch for an email or periodically launch the Cadimage Installer – why not enable automatic checking for updates to your Cadimage Tools? To do this, in ArchiCAD 19, go to Cadimage> myCadimage> Preferences… …now simply make sure the options is enabled and set your preferred frequency.

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Add attributes for Plant objects

26 February 2016 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, Cadimage, Planting, Tip of the Day

If you search a plan object from Cadimage in BIMComponents you may need to add the attributes for the plants to your project to display the surfaces correctly.       To enable the attributes in your file you can download the attributes file (Phormium Materials) from : Then go to Cadimage Tools>Goodies  

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Doors + Windows Schedules now support Renovation Status

22 February 2016 Joshua Osborne No Comments

We just released Doors + Windows 5.62 last week, and one of the new features is something you’ve been asking us for: support for Renovation Status in the schedule filters.

Problem with 3-Level Notes Databases in Keynotes 5.17

23 December 2015 Joshua Osborne No Comments

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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