Archive for the ‘Electrical’ Category

Editing switch wiring (2-Way Switch)

8 December 2016 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 18, ARCHICAD 20, Cadimage, Electrical, Tip of the Day

If you place a Cadimage Switch object using the Electrical tool. You may change ‘manually’ the switch connection to: Single switch 2-Way switch Intermediate For ARCHICAD 20 go to the Cadimage Switch settings   For ARCHICAD 19 Just go to the settings> Symbol>Specification>Display settings:  


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Electrical wire in different stories.

30 November 2016 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 19, ARCHICAD 20, Electrical, Tip of the Day

If you want to wire two elements with the Cadimage Electrical tool, and both elements are in different stories. Like a stairs switch and a lamp, you will have to change the display of one of the elements to be displayed in the Home Story and the story of the other element:     Now

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AC20 Getting Started with Cadimage Electrical

19 September 2016 Gareth Morgan No Comments
ARCHICAD 20, Electrical, Tip of the Day

New to Electrical Tool or want to see how it works? Check out the Cadimage Electrical getting started video for ARCHICAD 20    


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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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Object of the Week

25 September 2014 Andrew Watson No Comments
ArchiCAD, Electrical, Objects, Tip of the Day

This week’s featured object is Ceiling Fan #1329, which models a regular ceiling fan with 4 wooden blades.


Electrical 3-Way Switch

15 August 2014 Soto 6 Comments
ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 18, Electrical, Tip of the Day

If you are placing lamps in a hallway or stairs, you may need to have a three way switch at both ends of the stair.  Just place the regular switches using the Cadimage Electrical Tool. Finally select the lamp(s) and the switches and go to the menu Cadimage>Electrical>Add Wiring.    


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