Archive for the ‘ArchiCAD’ Category

Wall Coverings below openings

31 October 2016 Joshua Osborne No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, Coverings, Tip of the Day, Tools

When you place a Wall Covering on a Wall with Openings set at the base of the wall (0mm / 0″) you may see some problems.  If the Covering is not configured correctly, the Cladding will fail to extend below the Openings. 31   In the example above, the left opening has no cladding below,

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Labour Day

22 October 2016 Gareth Morgan No Comments
ArchiCAD

Closed for the long weekend. Monday the 24th is labour day which is a public holiday here in New Zealand. Support queries can be logged during this time, and we will respond when we reopen on Tuesday the 25th. 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

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Place a mesh from Surveyors Data

20 October 2016 Soto 6 Comments
ArchiCAD, ARCHICAD 20, Tip of the Day

If you have a coordinates file with the points of the site mesh either as a text file (txt) or xyz. You can place that mesh easily in ArchiCAD: ARCHICAD 20 File>Interoperability>Place Mesh from Surveyors Data…… AC 16 to 19 Design>Place Mesh from Surveyors Data…    


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Where are the BIMx Export Options in ARCHICAD 20

17 October 2016 Scylla de Magalhaes No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 19, ARCHICAD 20, Tip of the Day

In ARCHICAD 19 these options are available at File > Save As (format: .bimx) Organizer-Publisher / Navigator In ARCHICAD 20 these options are available at File > Publish BIMx Hyper-model Organiser-Publisher / Navigator Notes: In ARCHICAD 20 the File > Save as command cannot be used for exporting BIMx Hyper-models any more. The Gallery options

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Quick Key Tuesday: Zoom in & Out

11 October 2016 Gareth Morgan No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

As you’ll already know the scroll wheel on the mouse can be used to zoom in and out. You can also use the + & – on your keyboard to zoom in and out.


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Minimal Spaces

10 October 2016 Tate Gibbes 2 Comments
ArchiCAD, Doors+Windows, Tip of the Day

Did you know that the Cadimage Door and Window Tool can show minimal space requirements around doors? This is for ArchiCAD 20     This is for ArchiCAD 19 Especially handy when designing things like accessible bathrooms etc.   Please bear in mind the display of the minimal space will depend on the Model View Options

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Quick Key Tuesday: Layers

27 September 2016 Mark Horrocks 2 Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

If you know you’ve added something but now can’t see it, you have most likely placed it on a layer that is now not showing.  If you turn on ALL layers, you will be able to see it, then select it and place it on the correct layer. The shortcut key to bring up the

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Tabs: Get Last Settings

16 September 2016 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD

Starting with ARCHICAD 20 Tabs no longer inherit settings from the previous view if you single click them. However, you can still right click a Tab and use Get Last Settings to replace this functionality. Like this Elevation inherits the Ground Floor settings.    


Important for Windows 10 users

15 September 2016 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD

We have experienced a great number of crash reports with various ARCHICAD versions since on different Windows platforms which can be connected to the Plays.TV & Raptr applications. Issue: Their newest software updates cause ARCHICAD to crash every 5-10 minutes. The newest updates of these applications were probably installed with Video Card driver updates. ARCHICAD 19 crashes with

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Tabs: Black or Blue?

15 September 2016 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD, ARCHICAD 20, Tip of the Day

ARCHICAD 20 Tabs functionality has improved in many ways, but first notice that now tabs that belong to a view point (Project Map) are displayed with Black Icon, while the tabs that belong to a saved view (View Map) are displayed with a Blue Icon      


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