This exercise is to show you how to use the horizontal and vertical divisions to create an outcome such as, in this case, a wine rack.
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).
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.
InteriorCAD XS is a plug-in for Vectorworks. In fact, it is a suite of plug-in tools. It does not come as a standard installation; it is something that you have to purchase in addition to Vectorworks.
Vectorworks 2017 has a new Custom Cabinet tool that is a derivative of InteriorCAD. Interior CAD comes in two suites: InteriorCAD XS, which we will be looking at, and the fuller, more complex version for kitchen manufacturing, which is called InteriorCAD. In this manual, we will only be looking at InteriorCAD XS.
Vectorworks comes with basic cabinets and the Custom Cabinet tool mentioned above. These are often enough for some designers. Some designers want to have more flexibility in their ability to design cabinetry. In this case, InteriorCAD XS is a good solution.