cadmovie038 – What can VectorScript Do?

VectorScript can be used to make relatively simple commands such as drawing a line of a particular line style. VectorScript can also be used to create complex things like Julian Carr’s Windoor manager. An example of a local object is the Height to Boundary Object. This object will create a 2d/3d object that you can change by typing into the Object Info Palette. This object uses only 48 lines of code.

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cadmovie037 – Customizing Tool Palettes

As well as customizing your menus, you can also customize your tool palettes. If you remove the tools that you do not use, and you make the tools you do use easy to find, you will become faster at Vectorworks, and you will also enjoy using it more.

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cadmovie036 – Contextural Menus

Contextural menus appear when you right-mouse click on an object, or when you right-mouse click on the drawing area away from the objects. If you are using a one-button Macintosh mouse, use Control+click. Edit the context menus the same as you would the other menus, but add stuff that you use a lot, it will make you faster at Vectorworks.

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cadmovie029 – Why Customize Vectorworks?

The program as it comes out of the box is designed by someone else, it was not designed by you.  They have made assumptions about the way they think you will work.  They could be wrong, there could be better ways for you to work.  Customising VectorWorks is a way that you can change the program to suit you.  The aim is to make VectorWorks easier, faster and more enjoyable to use.

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