We have just released version 5.53 of the Doors + Windows Tool, and in this release, have made some changes to the Scheduling tool. We’ve changed the way that it calculates what Doors and Windows should be collated together, to make sure that all the joinery items that should be together, are together.
To set the background fill and pen colour for a Cadimage window, open the Settings dialog, and on the Window > Wall Opening page, expand the Background Fill in Plan View settings. Set the fill type and pens.
Once youve created your database of Door and Window Schedule Notes you can attach these to your modelled Doors and Windows using the new Schedule Notes Palette accessed via Cadimage>Doors+Windows>Schedule Notes Palette… Now you just select the Door or Window, click ‘Add…’ and choose the Note you want to add to the piece of joinery
Theres a new Palette in town! The Doors+Windows Schedule Notes Palette. With this you can add your own database of notes, almost like Keynotes. They can then be assigned to any Window in your Model and these will automatically appear in the Schedule. You can access the Palette from Cadimage>Doors+Windows>Schedule Notes: Here you add a
Find the Cadimage Door or Window opening background here:
One of the reasons why a Door or a Window may not be collating in a schedule could be related to the wall it’s placed into. Go to the menu View>On Screen View Options> Wall and Beams Reference lines.
We recently released an update to the Doors + Windows tools (version 5.40) which includes, among other things, a new system for working with Schedule Notes. Read up on how the Schedule Notes work over on our Knowledge Base: http://cadimage.com/support/knowledgebase/doorswindows/schedule-notes-0761
You may have noticed the question mark button previously across various Cadimage Tools – but with ArchiCAD 18 it is more prominent…
Windows and Doors can be placed in any type of wall, including polygonal, slanted and complex shapes. If your project contains slanted walls, use the Door/Window Opening Plane icons (Door/Window Preview and Positioning Panel) to make the plane of your openings either associated to the wall plane or remain vertical…
If you are using the Window tool, you can change the glazing bar surfaces just below the dimension settings: