Archive for the ‘Coverings’ Category

Scheduling Wall Coverings areas

15 March 2016 James Service 5 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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Avoid Wall Covering untidiness…

7 December 2015 Joshua Osborne No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, Cadimage, Coverings, Tip of the Day, Tools

Avoid a situation like this with Wall Coverings in ARCHICAD:   In Layout> Ignore Shape Detail near Ends you can set a distance where the Covering can ignore the shape detail of the model:   This was introduced following ARCHICAD 17 to allow the control of the connection as walls now clash rather than mitre.

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Roof Covering Cladding types

2 November 2015 Joshua Osborne 1 Comment
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, Cadimage, Coverings, Tip of the Day, Tools

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


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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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Don’t forget to check Model View Options

27 January 2015 Joshua Osborne No Comments
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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Wall covering placement

16 December 2014 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 18, Cadimage, Coverings, Tip of the Day

In ArchiCAD 18, the Wall covering tool Layout settings will allow you to edit which side of the wall reference line you want the covering to be placed.  


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Roof Covering Plan View Display

3 May 2014 Andrew Watson 2 Comments
ArchiCAD 16, Coverings, Tip of the Day

Note: This blog relates to the Cadimage Roof Covering tool as released for ArchiCAD 16 and 17. Earlier versions may differ. The plan view symbol of the Cadimage Roof Covering can display differently in: The home story of the roof covering (i.e. the story in which the roof was placed). Stories above the roof covering’s

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