Archive for the ‘Cabinets’ Category

Place a Kitchen Sink into a Cabinet

27 March 2017 Andrew Watson 5 Comments
ArchiCAD, Cabinets, Tip of the Day

When you create a kitchen cabinet using the Cadimage Cabinet tool, you might want to add a kitchen sink. If you simply place the sink onto the counter, it does not automatically cut a hole in the counter. To cut the hole, you need to use Solid Element Operations. Generate a 3D view of the

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AC20 Getting Started with Cadimage Cabinets

23 September 2016 Gareth Morgan No Comments
ARCHICAD 20, Cabinets, Tip of the Day

The getting started with Cabinets in ARCHICAD 20.


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Cabinets Face Mounting options – what they look like

29 October 2015 Joshua Osborne No Comments
ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, Cabinets, Cadimage, Tip of the Day, Tools

Cabinets have an option allowing you to choose the Face Mounting style Doors and Drawers: Four options are available:   And this is how they look:


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Control the appearance of Cabinets

21 August 2015 Joshua Osborne No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 18, Cabinets, Cadimage, Tip of the Day, Tools

If you would like to globally control the Appearance of your Cadimage Cabinets, all you need to do is go to Document> Set Model View> Model View Options…  then set the Cadimage Cabinets preferences to your favourite settings… Don’t forget to save a Model View Options combination!


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Cabinet Door surfaces at 45 degrees

12 August 2015 Joshua Osborne No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, Cabinets, Tip of the Day, Tools

You may have noticed that if you use a timber grained finish to your Cabinet Doors… the grain is rotated to 45 degrees as shown below… If you would prefer to use a different angle, this can easily be set in Doors & Drawers> Door Panels> Model> Infill Panels as highlighted below…  


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Initial Values for Cadimage Tools

6 August 2015 Andrew Watson 1 Comment
Cabinets, Cadimage, Coverings, Detail Elements, Electrical, Extrusions, Objective, Slab Edges, Stairs, Tip of the Day, Tools

When you start a new project, you may notice that the initial values of the Cadimage tools vary, while those of regular ARCHICAD tools (wall, object, lamp, etc.) are fixed. This tip explains why that happens, and how to fix the initial values for the Cadimage tools. The initial values of all the regular ARCHICAD

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Make life easier with Model View Options…

15 May 2015 Joshua Osborne 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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Model View Options and Cadimage Tools

30 March 2015 Joshua Osborne 1 Comment
ArchiCAD, 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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Cadimage Tools and Model View Options

24 February 2015 Joshua Osborne No Comments
ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 18, Cabinets, Cadimage, Coverings, Electrical, Objective, Stairs, Tip of the Day

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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Cadimage Cabinets ID’s: ON or OFF ?

11 February 2015 Joshua Osborne No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 18, Cabinets, Cadimage, Tip of the Day

If you place a Cadimage Cabinet, the plan view display might show the ID for the object (this depends on your project defaults). You can control the ID display with Model View Options:  go to Document>Set Model View>Model View Options>Cadimage Cabinets (1)>Plan View Label (2) Turn off the ID by selecting Plan View Labels then Label Content (3)  


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