Archive for the ‘Tools’ Category

Head Clearance Stair in 3D

7 July 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 Settings>Symbol>Head Clearance and edit the minimum height.   You can control the display of this

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Cadimage – Keynotes

13 June 2016 Campbell Yule No Comments
20Days, ARCHICAD 20, Keynotes

Cadimage Keynotes is one our most popular Tools and saves our customers significant time while also increasing the accuracy and quality of their documentation. Based directly on feedback from our customers we have made a number of improvements. Keynote Manager and Palette Improvements Following ARCHICAD 20’s lead we’ve updated our Keynotes Palette with High Resolution

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Cadimage – Roof Edges

6 June 2016 Campbell Yule No Comments
20Days, ARCHICAD 20, Coverings

While the major focus for the Cadimage Team has been the UI Update of our Libraries we have also used the opportunity to add a few features to a number of our more popular Tools. The first improvement we have made is in relation to our Roof Coverings Tool. While we have improved our GDL

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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 2 Comments
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 3 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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