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People Management

18 May 2011 Joshua Osborne No Comments
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This website update is a bit less obvious, but no less useful for that. What we’ve needed for quite a while now is the ability for you to be able to maintain a list of the people who belong to your company’s MyCadimage profile. Why? Well, people who belong to your MyCadimage company can download

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Placing Windows into Walls

4 May 2011 Andrew Watson No Comments
Doors+Windows, Tip of the Day, Uncategorized

When you place a window into a wall, you can control whether it is placed as shown in the Settings dialog preview, or mirrored. The first click indicates the door/window’s position in the wall. The final click indicates the exterior face of the wall, and also controls the window’s orientation (whether as shown in the

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Create a Stair with an L-Shaped Landing

28 April 2011 Andrew Watson No Comments
ArchiCAD 14, Stairs, Tip of the Day, Uncategorized

To create a stair with an L-shaped landing, you need to add multiple pieces of landing together. First, choose the Cadimage Stair Component from the Cadimage Library. In the Info Box, set the reference edge to one side or the other, or to the stair center. This is somewhat like the reference edge of a

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Teamwork BIM Server Backups

19 April 2011 James Service 2 Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day, Uncategorized

The introduction of Teamwork 2.0 with ArchiCAD 13 changed the way ArchiCAD stores it’s Teamwork files. Previously a Teamwork file was a singular file a .plp In Teamwork 2.0 the project is stored on the BIM Server as part of the database. A database replies on all it’s component parts to be intact for it

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Protection Key Not Found or Valid

11 April 2011 James Service 2 Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day, Uncategorized

The message “Protection Key Not Found or Valid” means exactly that. Either A: No key could be found ie there is no key plugged into your computer or no spare license on your network. or B: The Key you have plugged in or on your network has not been upgraded for the Version of ArchiCAD

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Developer Hospitalized

1 April 2011 Andrew Watson 1 Comment
Tip of the Day, Uncategorized

A software developer is in a critical condition at Auckland’s North Shore Hospital following a viscious attack by animal rights activists earlier today. The attack took place as Glen Richardson, an employee at Cadimage Ltd., arrived at work. As he attempted to enter the building, he was confronted by a group of around 30 members

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Waiheke Rock House by Andrew Patterson

9 March 2011 Joshua Osborne No Comments
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Patterson Associates have designed this summer residence on Waiheke Island, New Zealand. This beautiful island is famous for its vineyards and local wine. Located on a steep coastal escarpment above a tree fringed white sand beach, the home uses the same local pyrite rock strata responsible for the quality of the vines, to create Architecture.

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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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From the Developers

28 January 2011 Andrew Watson No Comments
Cadimage, Coverings, Development, News, Newsletters, Planting, Trees of the South Pacific, Uncategorized

This week (with a man down due to Glen being assigned to the Help Desk) we released an interim version of the Cadimage Wall Frames tool. There were a number of things to tidy up. In particular, some of the technical terms we were using in the settings dialogs were causing confusion. These have now

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From the Developers

3 December 2010 Andrew Watson No Comments
ArchiCAD 14, Cabinets, Cadimage, Development, Doors+Windows, News, Tools, Uncategorized, Website

Slab Edges is Now Available! We’re proud to announce a new addition t0 the Cadimage toolbox! Slab Edges has been in the pipeline for a couple of years, and has finally seen the light of day. This tool attaches objects to slab edges. The initial collection of objects includes steps, foundation footing, slab rebate, and

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