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When you install the Catenda Archicad plugin on Windows its installation files will appear in the folder "C:\Program Files\Catenda\Catenda Archicad Connection\<Archicad Version>\Add-On" and will be enabled in the add on manager the next time you open up Archicad.
Note that this is different from the default add-on folder which is located at "C:\Program Files\Graphisoft\<Archicad Version>\Add-Ons"
After installing the plugin you will be able to see a Catenda menu tab on the top bar.
In this menu you will find the window "Catenda Hub Issue Manager" which contains the "Catenda Hub Issue Manager Palette".
In order to start using this palette either a floor plan or a 3D view will have to be opened.
In the palette you will be able to:
Navigate to your Catenda Hub project
See and make issues
Download and upload models and revisions
When you open up the Catenda palette, the first thing you will see is the sign in page.
The sign in page can look something like this:
If you do not have a Catenda account you can Sign up for free on the top right.
If you already have a Catenda account you can input your email and password and click on sign in.
After signing in you will be asked to grant access to your Catenda account.
After granting this access the Archicad plugin will show up as an application on the applications page of your Catenda account.
Here you can always revoke the access should you no longer wish to grant it.
If you forgot your password you can click on I forgot my password to reset it.
The password reset page can look something like this:
If you enter your email address and click on "send a verification email" you will be sent an email that will guide you through resetting your password.
Please make sure you have received this email within 5 minutes.
If you do not see it in your inbox you could try your spam or junk inbox.
If it takes longer 5 minutes please contact support at firstname.lastname@example.org
To go back to sign in click on sign in on the top right.
When you open up the Archicad plugin you will see your list of projects which can look something like this:
clicking on the hamburger menu next to your profile picture will open up the following dropdown:
Models & revisions
Open models and revisions from your Catenda Project
Upload an IFC from your current Archicad project
The version number of the plugin.
Log out of your Catenda account
When you click on a project to open it up the first topic board in the project will open.
A topic board can look something like this:
When you click on a topic in the topic board you open it up.
A topic can look something like this: