SST_1110 – What’s New in Vectorworks 2012

You may not want to upgrade, you may not be able to afford to upgrade, but I still think you should read about what is new in Vectorworks 2012. There are several important changes to 3D modeling that will change the way you think about 3D modeling. Amongst them are automatic working plane and new modes in planar objects.

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cadmovie760 – What’s New in Vectorworks 2012 Part 26

Roof Framing. Many of the bugs that I reported in the Framing CPD manual have now been fixed. This means that when you now use the Roof Framer, the overhangs will be displayed correctly. As well as fixing these bugs, there have also been some other improvements.

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cadmovie754 – What’s New in Vectorworks 2012 Part 20

Road. The road object has not been given a major overhaul but it easier to use. In the past, when you used the Roadway (NURBS), the view would change from a Top/Plan view to Top. Because of this you would loose all the 2-D information you required to place the road accurately.

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cadmovie749 – What’s New in Vectorworks 2012 Part 15

Heliodon. In Australia and New Zealand we have had the Heliodon tool for several versions. But for people outside Australia and New Zealand, this is a new tool and it replaces the Set Sun Position command from the View > Lighting menu.

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cadmovie748 – What’s New in Vectorworks 2012 Part 14

Renderworks Style. I am a real fan of these new Renderworks styles. It will make it much easier to create your individual styles for rendering. Renderworks Styles are created as resources and are therefore available in the Resource Browser. Hence they can be copied into other files.

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