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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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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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Forgotten Functions – Grid Systems

1 November 2017 Gareth Morgan 1 Comment
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

During the recent ARCHICAD 21 upgrade training a number of people had forgotten some great functions in ARCHICAD like automatic dimensions. One of these was the Grid System (Design > Grid Systems) https://helpcenter.graphisoft.com/guides/archicad-21/archicad-21-reference-guide/user-interface-reference/dialog-boxes/grid-system-settings/ This is a great way to place your grid and also have it place the columns, beams and grid dimensions. Place a Grid

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Cadimage Profile icons in the Toolbox (Work Environment)

25 September 2017 Joshua Osborne 2 Comments
ArchiCAD, Cadimage, Tip of the Day, Tools

If you are looking for the Tools in the Toolbox in ARCHICAD 18-21 – these can be added quickly by installing the Cadimage Work Environment via the Cadimage Installer… It’s likely you have installed already this profile when you installed the tools.


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Cadimage Knowledgebase

20 September 2017 Joshua Osborne No Comments
ArchiCAD, Cadimage, Tip of the Day, Tools

Have you tried searching the Knowledgebase on www.cadimage.com? Here is a direct link:  http://cadimage.com/Support/KnowledgeBase  In the Knowledgebase, you will find a range of technical information including: Product overviews Installation instructions and extras Tutorials to help you get started Troubleshooting tips You might also find our Forums helpful as they contain a range of real-life questions

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Changing roof pitch in 3D

19 September 2017 Mark Horrocks 1 Comment
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

You can dynamically change the roof slant angle by choosing Change Roof Pitch from the pet palette when editing a roof pitch in 3D window. Note that the hinge for the roof is the roof pivot line.    


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