Archive for the ‘Tools’ Category

Have you noticed how fast Cadimage Coverings is now?

16 April 2014 Jonathan Breen No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 17, Cadimage, Coverings, Tip of the Day

Back in 2013 we bought a development company in the UK called ‘Encina’ – their expertise in ArchiCAD tools we knew would come in useful. This first big thing you may notice is the speed of Coverings. For example in a house with over 100 wall coverings it would take half an hour to update

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Where are the electrical pens?

11 April 2014 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD 17, Electrical, Tip of the Day

Changing the pens for your electrical symbols and wiring shouldn’t be a manual practice object by object, but rather a change that can be done in your pen set.


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Cadimage Doors + Windows – 50% Off

20 March 2014 Joshua Osborne 1 Comment
Doors+Windows

The venerable Cadimage Doors + Windows tool is one of our most senior, and most popular, tools – and it’s easy to see why. Instead of putting up with one of a selection of predesigned window or door types, why not do what you really want to do, and make fittings that look the way they do

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Buy Cadimage Objective and get v17 Slab Edges & Extrusions Free

19 February 2014 Joshua Osborne No Comments
ArchiCAD 17, Extrusions, Slab Edges

As you may have heard, we’ve recently made some changes to our product Line-Up, and as part of this process, we’re combining 3 of our tools – Objective, Slab Edges, and Extrusions – into one, more comprehensive modelling tool. The upshot of this, is that if you purchase Cadimage Objective as of now, you’ll get

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Add attributes for Plant objects

11 February 2014 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD 17, 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 : http://cadimage.com/mycadimage/downloads/goodies 1. Then open the attribute manager>

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Cadimage Tools – Two for the Price of One

15 November 2013 Joshua Osborne 2 Comments
Cadimage, Tools

Everyone likes free stuff, right? Free food, Free drinks, Free music, Free bus rides for senior citizens! We like free stuff too, so for the next month, if you buy any Cadimage Tools or Objects Packs, you can get another one completely free! No smoke and mirrors, no strings attached. You pay for one thing,

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Wiggly Wires

31 October 2013 Andrew Watson 1 Comment
ArchiCAD, Electrical, Tip of the Day

The Circuit Wiring symbol of the Cadimage Electrical tool has a Wiggly option. This can help make the symbol stand out from other lines and arcs on a drawing. Without wiggles: With wiggles:


James Hardie Brace Types

28 October 2013 Glen Richardson No Comments
ArchiCAD 17, Bracing, Tip of the Day

James Hardie has released a bunch of brace types, so now you can get achieved bracing from you Villaboard Linings, Hardiflex Cladding and even your Linea Weatherboards, as well as a bunch of other cladding types. We have released a set of presets with these Brace types included, and also added a Brace Set which

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Electrical setout

14 October 2013 Jonathan Breen No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 16, ArchiCAD 17, Development, Electrical, Tip of the Day

Its almost a year since we asked a lot of our customers what frustrated them the most about drafting and designing in ArchiCAD. Their number 1 answer: Electrical setout! For a wide variety of reasons this was slow, unproductive, cumbersome and produced poor results For Example: Range of symbols in library was poor, needed more

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Adding detail to section walls

10 October 2013 Tate Gibbes No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day, Wall Frames

One of the things we get asked frequently is  ”how can we show framing in our sections?” One of the solutions we frequently suggest is trying the Cadimage Wall Framing tool. This tool allows you to set up the configuration of all your framing, from the Bottom Plate to Top plate and everything in between.   

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