Match (update) Surface Settings from other Engine

8 March 2017 Soto No Comments
Tip of the Day

If you are editing a Surface whether you are making the changes in CineRender or Internal Engine, you can easily resolve the display of both surface settings to display in a similar way by matching the properties.

So click the Match Settings button:



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Important Note about ARCHICAD 20, update 5025, and Cadimage Doors + Windows

3 March 2017 Joshua Osborne 7 Comments

Update #2 – The fixed version of Doors + Windows has now been released. Please make sure that if you want to use ARCHICAD v20 update  5025, you will need this update (6.04) to allow you to create new Schedules in the Doors + Windows tool.

Batch rendering with the publisher.

3 March 2017 Gareth Morgan No Comments
ArchiCAD 19, Tip of the Day

Got a few renders to do over night? Using the Publisher is a great way to batch render a lot of images. 1st set the view settings of your perspective. Once you click ok  it might start to render an image, you can click the “Stop Render” button at the bottom of the screen. Next step

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Support Ticket Reminder

2 March 2017 Gareth Morgan No Comments
Tip of the Day

As a general rule, our Support Team prioritises Technical Support questions over How To questions. You’ll often find answers to How-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 | Sometimes a

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Quick Key Tuesday: Drag multiple copies shortcut keys

28 February 2017 Mark Horrocks 3 Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

To Drag Multiple Copies of an element, select it and activate the Drag command Ctrl + D (PC) or Command + D (Mac) then use the multiple copy shortcut key; Ctrl + Alt (PC) or Command + Alt (Mac).  You should see two small plus icons ‘++‘ next to your cursor.  Now anywhere you click on

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Merge two Split Walls

24 February 2017 Gareth Morgan 2 Comments
ARCHICAD 20, Tip of the Day

Edit > Reshape > Merge Walls  

Showing Zones in 3D

23 February 2017 Mark Horrocks No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

By default Zones will not show in 3D.  To make them show go to View > Elements in 3D View > Filter elements in 3D… and tick the box next to Zones.

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Keynote Label – Changing pens for Key and Frame

22 February 2017 Scylla de Magalhaes No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

The Keynote Label offers two ways of changing it’s pen attributes. You can either change the pen under the Text style flyout in the Label Settings Dialog box, which will set the color for both keynote and frame. or use the second option that is to check the box ‘Use symbol color’ from either the Label tool Info

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Cadimage Slab Edges in ARCHCIAD 20

21 February 2017 Scylla de Magalhaes No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

Yes, it still exists in V20, you just have to make sure you have installed the Objective tool which includes 3 tools (Objective, Extrusions and Slab Edges). Make sure to apply the Cadimage Profile 20, or add the tool manually to the toolbox following instructions from the article below

D+W Schedule notes – Send notes to model

20 February 2017 Scylla de Magalhaes No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

When adding notes to Doors or Windows from the Door+Window Schedule, remember to send the notes to model prior to updating the schedule. The Schedule is a 2D representation of the modelled door or window. The ‘Send notes to Model’ button can be found in the Doors+Windows Schedule Notes Palette.