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Slab area with AC21 Label Tool

21 November 2017 Gareth Morgan No Comments
ArchiCAD, ARCHICAD 21, Tip of the Day

For years people have wanted to show the area of a slab in plan (like the fill tool).

Now with ARCHICAD 21 this is made a lot easier with the auto text labels enhancements.

Place an associative label on the slab, and then insert the area auto text.

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https://helpcenter.graphisoft.com/videos/archicad/archicad-21-new-features/archicad_21_autotext_label_enhancements/


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To manually add the tool to the toolbox

20 November 2017 Amy Li No Comments
Cadimage, Tip of the Day, Tools

Right-click on the toolbox, and choose Toolbox, then you can add or delete the tools you need to the Toolbox.  


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Turn the Tracker on and off in work environment settings

17 November 2017 Amy Li No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day


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Adding Element Nodes

16 November 2017 Amy Li No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

You can add new nodes to elements by double click the object edge. In the 3D Window, you can add nodes only to polygonal elements. To insert a new node without moving it, double-click on a polygon . (The Insert node option must be active in the pet palette.) Note: You cannot add a new node to

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Adjusting the height for the Cadimage Door+Window Schedule

15 November 2017 Amy Li No Comments
ArchiCAD, Cadimage, Doors+Windows, Tip of the Day

Change the setting of Measure Sill Height from:


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Don’t forget the Blog

14 November 2017 Gareth Morgan No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

You’ll often find answers to questions faster than we can get back to you, simply by referring to the documentation available on the ARCHICAD and Cadimage websites: ARCHICAD Help Center & ARCHICAD YouTube Channel | Cadimage Knowledge Base & Cadimage YouTube Channel Another great resource is the blog http://blog.cadimage.com/ This will give you information on updates to the Cadimage Tools & Objects, plus access to

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Launch the tip of the day and check the update for the Cadimage tools

13 November 2017 Amy Li No Comments
Cadimage, Tip of the Day

In ARCHICAD go to Cadimage > myCadimage Or if you want to bookmark the tip of the day here is the link http://blog.cadimage.com/tod_full.php



ARCHICAD 21 – Skin List Label Object Improvements

10 November 2017 Amy Li No Comments
ArchiCAD, ARCHICAD 21, Tip of the Day



Turn on all the ridges in plan view for mesh

9 November 2017 Amy Li No Comments
ArchiCAD, Sites+Massing, Tip of the Day


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AC21 Check Your Plumbing!

8 November 2017 Amy Li No Comments
ArchiCAD, ARCHICAD 21, Tip of the Day

Ensuring that your plumbing can make the minimum falls required within confined spaces, such as floor to ceiling cavities, can be awkward.  If you do not have ArchiCAD’s MEP modelling software, then you might like to try this trick.  To create your drains, simply use a CHS Hot-Finished Beam 21 from the built-in library.  Set the Rotation Axis to Along cross-section,

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