cadmovie897 – Intermediate 3D Modeling – Part 6

Extrude Along Path – This command allows you to take a cross section object and pull along a planar or NURBS curve. This makes them ideal for creating objects like handrails and picture frames. You can even use it to generate 3D retaining walls that fit to a site model.

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cadmovie894 – Intermediate 3D Modeling – Part 3

Push/Pull Tool – Sub Face Mode – I find that I often use this tool to stretch, change, or edit 3D objects.  As the name suggests this tool is used to push or pull 3D objects. This tool can be used to add or subtract solids, and you can use it to edit only a portion of the object.

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cadmovie893 – Intermediate 3D Modeling – Part 2

Push/Pull Tool – Move Face Mode – I use this tool to stretch, change, or edit 3D objects.  As the name suggests this tool is used to push or pull 3D objects. This tool can be used to add or subtract solids, and you can use it to edit only a portion of the object.

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cadmovie892 – Intermediate 3D Modeling – Part 1

Push/Pull Tool – Extrude Face Mode – I find that I often use this tool to stretch, change, or edit 3D objects.  As the name suggests this tool is used to push or pull 3D objects. This tool can be used to add or subtract solids, and you can use it to edit only a portion of the object.

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Interactive Workshops May 2013 – Intermediate 3D Modeling

We often talk about Building Information Modeling and the assumption is that we will be building a 3D version of our building. However, there are several objects that you might want to model independently because the standard Vectorworks tools will not create exactly what you require.

 

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Education_SIG_004 Education Special Interest Group April 2013

This session looked at the Education Resources and how to find them on the web site. We also looked at the image on the web site that shows the parts and how the parts relate to each other, and teaching Vectorworks as a whole. I think the road map is really useful to see how the parts relate, and it makes it easy to plan teaching Vectorworks.

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Education_SIG_003 Education Special Interest Group March 2013

In this session we looked at the resources that have been created this month on the Educations Resources page. Each month more resources are being added, so it is a good idea to see how the resources are being added and if the order of the resources need amending.

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BIM_SIG_021 Special Interest Group April 2013

In the session had only one attendee. Lucky for him, he was able to have one-on-one training as part of his subscription. His main area of problem was roofing. So in this session we looked at his roof challenges and how we can cope with them in Vectorworks.

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Education_m_004 – Extrusions

Extrusions are the main object in 3D modeling, so here are some rules for Extrusions. Extrude To create an extrusion start with a solid 2D element, for example a rectangle, a circle, etc. If you want to render the object it has to be a solid object before you extrude it. It can be a line, rectangle, polygon. It can be any 2D shape.

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