- Architosh Staff ([email protected])
- 19 June 2001
MacCAD news: Cigraph ships two new ArchiCAD plugins
Architosh Press Report: Cigraph ships two new API Plugins for ArchiCAD 6.5v3 and newly released ArchiCAD 7.0
CAMBRIDGE, MA June 15, 2001 --- Cigraph, the Italian software developer of plug-ins and tools for use with Graphisoft's ArchiCAD has announced the shipping of 2 new API plug-ins for ArchiCAD 6.5 v3 and the newly released ArchiCAD 7.0.
The first of these new plug-ins, ArchiRuler, adds a floating pallet of new dedicated 2D tools which include:
- 3 hotspot tools
- 11 line segment tools
- 10 multi-line tools
- 7 circle/Arc tools
- 3 polygon tools
- 7 guideline tools
- 3 profile tools
- 4 misc. tools
- A snap-to tool
- Online Help
- One-click transfer from drawing to constructions mode
Additional items include new setting features (line type and layer, drawing pen color, construction pen color) and ArchiRuler.
The second plug-in, ArchiFacade, is a simple yet powerful program that lets you transform a perspective distorted image into a front measurable image of the building. It is based on the principles of projective geometry: by employing appropriate mathematical transformations, the points making up the image deformed by prospective, are edited until the image appears straight.
ArchiFacade can be used to:
- straighten angled photographs
- obtain the graphical representation of a facade survey
- create silhouettes to simulate architecture or recreate an existing architectural scene.
Both of these come on the heels of Cigraph's highly successful ArchiForma and ArchiTerra plug-ins released earlier this year. Cigraph's 17 year history of ArchiCAD tool development shows well in the strength, quality and uniqueness of these new tools.
Both ArchiRuler and ArchiFacade are compatible with ArchiCAD 6.5 v3 and greater and the newly released ArchiCAD 7.0. They are shipped on a multiplatform CD compatible with Microsoft Windows¨ 95/98/NT, Windows¨ 2000, Macintosh¨ OS 8.5 and subsequent versions.
They are both available online from Integrated CADD Services for $125.
For more information download and read the following PDF files:
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