cadmovie548 – What’s New in Vectorworks 2011 Part 11

Extract Tool. This tool has been around for a while, but it has a new very powerful feature. It can now create planar objects from a 3D object or model. This may not sound like much, but when you combine this with the planar graphics, it is a huge improvement.

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cadmovie544 – What’s New in Vectorworks 2011 Part 7

Planar Objects. This is a big change. It will change the way you draw, and it will change the way you think about your drawings. Calling a rectangle 2D will not make sense with planar graphic, because a rectangle can be on any 3D plane.

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cadmovie543 – What’s New in Vectorworks 2011 Part 6

Assigning a Text Style to Other Objects. Many of the annotation objects can accept text styles. You drag and drop the text style onto the object, and the text style is assigned to an object. Be careful with this, not all object accept text styles, nor use all the settings.

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cadmovie542 – What’s New in Vectorworks 2011 Part 5

Assigning a Text Style to a Dimension Standard. You can link a text style to a dimension standard. This means that you can have control over the text size and font for all the dimensions in the drawing. If you want different dimensions to have different sizes for the text, create different dimension standards.

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cadmovie540 – What’s New in Vectorworks 2011 Part 3

Assigning a Text Style to a Text Object. There are a few ways to assign the text style to your text. You can assign the text before you create the text (default text style), or you can assign the text style after you have created the text.

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cadmovie538 – What’s New in Vectorworks 2011 Part 1

Creating a Text Style. You can use the Format Text… command to create a text style, or you can use the Resource Browser. A text style is a resource, and it will show up in the Resource Browser. That is why you can copy the text style from document to document and access them from a library.

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