Archive for the ‘Tools’ Category

Creating a Stack Bond Block with the Covering Tool

26 April 2017 Scylla de Magalhaes No Comments
ARCHICAD 20, Coverings, Tip of the Day

Using the Cadimage Covering Tool can set the Covering Type to Bricks/Blocks, and set the Block size. Once you have placed the covering to a wall, navigate to the ‘Coverings…’ tab and select the Bricks Style and click on ‘Edit Style’ to adjust the size of the blocks to suit.


Frame depth Cadimage Window

4 April 2017 Soto No Comments
ARCHICAD 20, Doors+Windows, Tip of the Day

If you use the Cadimage Windows in ARCHICAD 20, The frame depth can be changed to 0, this will set the frame depth to match the thickness of the wall.  


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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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Happy Holidays!

23 December 2016 Joshua Osborne No Comments
Cadimage, News, Tip of the Day, Tools

All at Cadimage would like to wish you and your families the very best during the festive season. During the Christmas break our offices will be closed from Friday 23rd December and reopening on Monday 9th January. Support queries can be logged during this time, but you may find the answer to your question via one of the

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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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Flip Covering

7 December 2016 Soto 1 Comment
ArchiCAD 18, Coverings, Tip of the Day

Once you have placed a wall covering you can choose to change the wall side placement by clicking the flip button:   For ARCHICAD 20   For ARCHICAD 19 and older  


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Head Clearance Stair in 3D

2 December 2016 Soto 1 Comment
ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, ARCHICAD 20, Stairs, Tip of the Day

If you are designing a new stair you may want to check if it complies with the minimum height clearance rules that apply in your country. This is very easy and helpful with the Cadimage Stair tool, just go to the Settings > Head Clearance Plan For ARCHICAD 20   Settings>Symbol>Head Clearance and edit the

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Electrical wire in different stories.

30 November 2016 Soto 1 Comment
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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Wall Coverings below openings

31 October 2016 Joshua Osborne No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, Coverings, Tip of the Day, Tools

When you place a Wall Covering on a Wall with Openings set at the base of the wall (0mm / 0″) you may see some problems.  If the Covering is not configured correctly, the Cladding will fail to extend below the Openings. 31   In the example above, the left opening has no cladding below,

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Flip Covering

27 October 2016 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 18, ARCHICAD 20, Coverings, Tip of the Day

If you place a Cadimage Covering in a wall and wish you had placed it on the other side of the wall, you can change the size with the new feature:   For ARCHICAD 20     For ArchiCAD 19 and older  


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