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Pre-cast Slab Coverings Types

31 August 2016 Gareth Morgan No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

There are five types of Cadimage Pre-cast Slab Coverings,

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How to apply a covering

This is what they look like in 3D (Cinerender with White Model effect):


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Quick Key Tuesday – Measure

30 August 2016 Joshua Osborne 1 Comment
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

If you want to measure a distance in ARCHICAD, the Measure Tool is the easiest way to do it. To activate Measure, the easiest way is to press ‘M‘.  You can finish by pressing the Esc key or pressing M again.


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Background Updating v Laptop

29 August 2016 Gareth Morgan No Comments
ArchiCAD 19, ARCHICAD 20, Tip of the Day

On the road with your laptop and want to get the most out of your battery while using ARCHICAD? With background updating in AC 19 & 20 on a laptop you have a 3rd option “Enabled when device is plugged in” Two ways to select this option. If you look to the bottom right of your

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ARCHICAD 20 Cadimage Polystair Graphical Editing

26 August 2016 Gareth Morgan No Comments
ARCHICAD 20, Tip of the Day

In ARCHICAD 20 the ability to graphically edit the stairs is now under “Floor Plan Symbol”


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Cadimage Coverings – Edit Roof Edges

25 August 2016 Scylla de Magalhaes No Comments
ARCHICAD 20, Tip of the Day

In version 20, we have been able to introduce some new features to a number of our more popular Tools. In the past the ease of editing Roof Edges was constrained. Therefore we have now created a specific Dialog for Editing the Roof Edges for selected Roof Coverings. You can access this Dialog from Cadimage>Coverings>Edit

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Quick Options Bar and Scrolling Bar in ARCHICAD 20

24 August 2016 Soto No Comments
ARCHICAD 20, Tip of the Day

Since ARCHICAD 20 was released, the default settings of the new Quick Options Bar at the bottom side of the screen is not t show Scrolling Bars compared with ARCHICAD 19   However,  you can easily activate the Scroll Bar in the menu Window>Show Scroll Bar      


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Quick Key Tuesday – Shift & Favorites

23 August 2016 Gareth Morgan No Comments
ARCHICAD 20, Tip of the Day

With the new Favourites in ARCHICAD 20, hold shift while you move your mouse over favourites and you’ll see a 2d view.    


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Custom Angle 3D cutaway

22 August 2016 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, ARCHICAD 20, Tip of the Day

You can use the 3D cutaway function to create a custom 3D cut plane in any direction Just turn on the 3D cutaway symbol and click the arrow to the right to select the Custom Plane option. Then hover the cursor to the element you want the cut plane to snap to.  


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Grid Display

19 August 2016 Soto 1 Comment
ARCHICAD 20, Tip of the Day

For the ARCHICAD 20 NZ Template, the Grid display has been turned off as a default so you can have a clean workspace, however, if you wish to turn on again the Grid just go to Grid display settings in the Toolbar


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ARCHICAD 20 – Where to find the ‘Edit Selection Set’ dialog box

18 August 2016 Scylla de Magalhaes 1 Comment
ARCHICAD 20, Tip of the Day

In ARCHICAD 20, with the new changes to the interface, you will notice that the small icon to the left of layers in Info Box is no longer showing   To Access this settings, you can either go to Edit > Element Settings and select it from there or you can use a quick key

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