Archive for the ‘Detail Elements’ Category

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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Profiles from ArchiCAD to Cadimage

11 April 2013 Glen Richardson No Comments
Detail Elements, Extrusions, Tip of the Day

To use an ArchiCAD profile in one of your Cadimage objects, lets say a steel section in Detail Elements or Extrusions. Select Presets > Copy ArchiCAD Profile from the Cadimage menu. Select the Profile you want to copy from the dropdown list, and click Create Preset. You then need to set what the profile will

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Cadimage Tools in German

16 January 2012 Cadimage No Comments
Cabinets, Cadimage, Coverings, Detail Elements, Doors+Windows, Extrusions, Keynotes, Planting, Product News, Revisions, Sites+Massing, Support, Tip of the Day, Tools

It is awesome – all Cadimage Tools are also available in German! And that is not the end, the Website and our Knowledge Base is available in German, too. You can even get German Support… So if you are based in Germany or another German speaking country, like our friends from Switzerland and Austria, you

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Using Cadimage Break Lines

8 September 2011 Andrew Watson No Comments
Detail Elements, Tip of the Day

The Cadimage Detail Elements Break Line object is a symbol to show a break in construction for a detail drawing. While it is simple enough to use, there are some useful techniques that you may not be aware of. When you place the break line, you should use the ‘rotate and stretch‘ geometry method as

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From the Developers

19 July 2011 Andrew Watson No Comments
ArchiCAD, Bracing, Cadimage, Coverings, Detail Elements, Development, Keynotes

It’s been a while since we blogged about Cadimage developments. Not that things have been quiet here in the office. Quite the opposite in fact … Recent Developments Here is some of the work we’ve recently completed: All the tools were updated and released simultaneously with ArchiCAD 15. The way you design stairs has been

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From the Developers

15 February 2011 Andrew Watson No Comments
ArchiCAD 14, Cabinets, Cadimage, Coverings, Detail Elements, Development, Doors+Windows, Extrusions, Newsletters, Product News, Revisions, Stairs, Tools, Trees of the South Pacific, Uncategorized

Lately we’ve been testing and bug-fixing in preparation to release an official update for a number of tools, including Doors+Windows, Coverings and Slab Edges. This week we get to release that update. Interims Converted to Updates Over the past 2 or 3 months we released interim versions for a number of the tools. For some

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Steel ‘Rondo’ type ceiling battens

1 February 2011 Andrew Watson No Comments
Detail Elements, Tip of the Day

In ArchiCAD 14, we’ve added Rondo type steel ceiling battens to the Ceiling section of Cadimage Detail Elements. Previously only timber battens were available.


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From the Developers

26 October 2010 Andrew Watson No Comments
ArchiCAD 13, ArchiCAD 14, Cabinets, Coverings, Detail Elements, Development, Doors+Windows, Extrusions, Keynotes, Objects, Planting, Revisions, Stairs, Tools

Back in the office again after a long week-end. This week we get Monday off in New Zealand due to a national holiday we call Labour Day. Major Bug Fix! Last week we released updates for all the Cadimage Tools for ArchiCAD 13 and ArchiCAD 14. The catalyst for this action was a report from

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Cadimage Tools Object Labelling

18 March 2010 Joshua Osborne No Comments
ArchiCAD 13, Cabinets, Detail Elements, Tip of the Week

When using the Cadimage Tools objects (mostly Cabinet Builder and Landscaping objects) you can choose what label type to display. Within the object, in the Label tab set the Long and Short Description & also set the object ID in Listing and Labelling. Then within the Cadimage Global Settings tab of the Model View Options

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Rapid Details & 3D Profiler Interim Release is Online Now

22 December 2009 Joshua Osborne No Comments
ArchiCAD 13, Detail Elements, Development, Extrusions

The Interim Release for 3D Profiler and Rapid Detailer mentioned last week (here) is now online. Just login and go to My Account – Downloads – Interim Releases to grab the 208 builds. Please Note: If you own both 3D Profiler and Rapid Details, you will need to install both of the Build 208 interim releases, as

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