The pillar command turns a 2D object into an extruded object, but it keeps it 2D graphics and you can join walls to it.
the Renderworks Camera is great for setting up 3D views.
Moving dimensions, using the 2D selection tool and using nudge.
How to use Windoor to show demolished windows.
Getting Plants in a rectangular array to be parallel to your site. You have to rotate the plan before you place the plants.
Vectorworks has several 3D primitive tools to create quick 3D polygons, cylinders and so on.
Shape files are geo-referenced, which means that theyknow where they belong in the world.
Importing a DXF file that has oversized arrows.
Working Planes in 3D Modeling
Using the Resource Browser, attaching files, favorites and using resources.
Could you use Vectorworks for visualizing a wind farm? I think you could do this easily, watch this movie to find out.
How can I update my title blocks easily?
How to create 3D text for logo, animations and presentations. I also thought it might be fun to create 3D text that follows a curve.
Importing from Sketchup. With VectorWorks 2008 you can import sketchup models. This means you can find sketchup models on the internet and import these into you VectorWorks files.
Drawing a Road. What road tools can you use, will they all fit to the site model. There are different ways of making roads, some good for straight roads, some good for curved roads.
How to use Cut, Paste and Paste in Place
I read of this trick the other day on the Vectorworks Community Board. It’s a way of renumbering all your symbols using a worksheet.
I was showing one of my clients haw they can make plants for concept and construction plans, without having to re-draw the plants.
How can you count up the hardscape areas on the same worksheet as your plants.
How can you use a generic plant at the concept stange and change it to different specific plants for construction.