SST_1709 Using Cloud Services for Collaboration

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Some people do not like the idea of online storage. They do not like to have their important data stored on someone else’s server. If you haven’t heard about the cloud storage system called Megaupload, then you should read about it – it’s a sobering story. The files and documents on the Megaupload servers were seized by the FBI as part of a piracy case against Megaupload; 100 million Megaupload users lost access to the data in 2012.

On the other hand, there are some services where the data is stored on your local hard drive and a copy is stored online. In this case, you should still have access to all of your files in the event of a server failure. These systems allow you to have an up-to-date copy of your document stored securely online. Many of these systems also enable connecting to your online files from other machines (laptops, desktops, tablets, mobile phones).

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SST_1708 – Walls, Slabs, And Roofs

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Introduction

Walls, slabs, and roofs are designed to interact. This means that when you connect a slab to walls, it will update when you move the walls. Roofs can be connected to walls so that parts of the roof are inside the building and some parts of the roof extend out to the eaves.

In order to make these connections, we need to understand how walls, slabs, and roofs connect. We need to understand how the walls have been designed, how the slabs have been designed, and how the roofs have been designed.
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1705_02 – Introduction To Interiorcad XS – Custom Cabinet

The cabinet 3D object is often referred to as the Custom Cabinet. It uses a similar principle to the classic cabinet, but, instead of calling the divisions horizontal and vertical, they are known as boxes (horizontal) and columns (vertical).

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1705_01 – Introduction To Interiorcad XS – Classic Cabinet

InteriorCAD is a powerful addition to Vectorworks; but, if you do not understand the basic concepts, you could find the dialog boxes confusing.

In order to tell InteriorCAD where to put drawers and doors, you need to divide up the cabinet into what are called divisions. With the classic cabinet there are horizontal and vertical divisions, which you control by selecting an icon in the dialog box.

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1704_03 – Creating Drawings For A Building Project – Advanced Topics

The advanced topics cover section viewports again, focusing on how to get the detail of the building accurately described in the section, employing sections to create details and internal room elevations, and using the Marker tools to link viewports together.

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1704_02 – Creating Drawings For A Building Project – Intermediate Topics

The intermediate concepts cover section viewports, creating standard viewports, and creating multiple viewpoints. These concepts assume that you understand design layers and classes. There will be more detail about section viewports in the advanced topics.

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1704_01 – Creating Drawings For A Building Project – Beginner Topics

The basic concepts include understanding design layers and classes and when to use a layer or a class. We will also look at using viewports to create drawings. The basic concepts assume that all the work has been done for us and that all we have to do is to assemble the information into drawings.

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1703_01 – Record Formats – Beginner Topics

A record format is a way to record information on an object. The record format can be a simple one that only records one piece of information about an object. However, your record format can also be a complex one that will record several pieces of information about an object.

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1702_02 – Creating Drawings for A Landscape Project – Intermediate Topics

The previous section was all about beginner topics, which everyone should know. This section is all about the intermediate topics that you will need to know in order to create your drawings from the 3D model.

This section will be about how the 3D parts of the design work.

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1702_01 – Creating Drawings for A Landscape Project – Introduction

These are topics that are the foundations of creating drawings. Creating the information is nothing if you cannot organise it into drawings.

To create drawings we use several concepts. These concepts include Design layers, Classes, Viewports, and Sheet Layers. These concepts are used in conjunction with each other to create drawings, but we will be looking at them individually to see how they used.

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1701_03 – Resource Manager – Advanced Techniques

The previous movie looked at the basic concepts of the Resource Manager and this movie looks at slightly more advanced topics, topics that are suitable for an intermediate user. In this movie we will be looking at duplicating, renaming, importing, exporting, and managing resources.

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1701_02 – Resource Manager – Intermediate Techniques

The previous movie looked at the basic concepts of the Resource Manager and this movie looks at slightly more advanced topics, topics that are suitable for an intermediate user. In this movie we will be looking at duplicating, renaming, importing, exporting, and managing resources.

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1701_01 – Resource Manager – Introduction

The Resource Manager is an extremely important part of your Vectorworks interface. It allows you to look for resources (hatches, line styles, wall styles, plants,  et cetera). So it’s important that we understand how to use it because it is will make you more efficient and improve your productivity.

The Resource Manager palette that you see on your screen is just one part of the total concept. Vectorworks uses the Resource Manager for many objects and tools to allow you to find the resources that you need when you use that tool.

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cadmovie_1610-17 – What’s New In Vectorworks 2017 – Part 17

Save Column – There haven’t been a lot of changes to the column object, except for the ability to save a column. This is not the same as the object styles for doors and windows, but it does improve your ability to  reuse columns on several projects.

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