One of the questions I get asked frequently while training people and on the support desk is how to turn off the Editing Plane and how to change the Grid display. These are both quite simple things to rectify. To turn off the Editing Plane display, go to the View Menu and simply click on the Editing Plane Display option
If you want to change the color of the grid, first make sure you are in 3D window, then go to the View menu and this time choose the Grid & Editing Plane Options > Grids & Backgrounds… option. In this dialog box you change the sizing and colour of the grids as well as the background colour.
We are very pleased to announce that the Cadimage Tools for ARCHICAD 21 are now available for download! If you have a Cadimage Subscription, your Tools get updated for free. To get the update, all you need to do (after you install ARCHICAD 21 of course), is: Launch the Cadimage Installer Change the ARCHICAD Version
If you are using the Level Dimension tool for your Site or the Project Levels in plan view, you can change how the Level Dimensions refer to if you select the text of the already selected level, open the settings and change the text to custom, you can choose the reference level.
Sometimes you need to know the build number of ArchiCAD you are running, or the build of the library or even what licence number (keyplug / dongle) you are using. This is important information to provide when you log a support ticket for example. This information and more is available inside ArchiCAD by going to Help>
Cadimage will be closed Monday 5th June Support queries can be logged during this time, and we will respond when we reopen on Tuesday the 6th. You may find the answer to your question via one of the many support resources we have available: – Knowledge Base: http://www.cadimage.com/Support/KnowledgeBase – Look through the Forum articles: http://www.cadimage.com/Support/Forums – View the ‘How To’ movies: https://www.youtube.com/CadimageTools – Have a
The Favourites Tool is the Ultimate time saver. Make the best out of it! Favorites and Favorites folders displayed in the Favorites Palette can be filtered. This is especially useful when the Project file contains a large number of Favorites and Favorites folders.
The Document > Annotation > Spell Checker command allows you to check the spelling of your ARCHICAD project. Just click on ‘Start’ in the Spell Checker Palette to locate the misspelled words. On Windows, Spell Checker uses Microsoft Word’s Spelling Check, which means that you must have Microsoft Word installed on your computer together with
Open the Tool Setting Dialog Boxes (Options > Work Environment > Tool Setting Dialog Boxes) Select the tool you wish to turn on Model Override Surface Turn the Model eye to open Click OK
In the More Options under Work Environment select the “Launch new instance of ARCHICAD when opening a project from the recent list or by dragging onto a running ARCHICAD”
Change case allows the user to set the case for the title and description of keynotes (as a preference) and to specify exceptions, e.g. all uppercase except for the letters ‘mm’ following a number (so dimensions come out as 100mm rather than 100MM). Sets these preferences using a new menu item AC19 – Cadimage > Keynotes