cadmovie1067 – Room Finishes – Part 5

You can create your room finish schedule at any time. If you want to reformat your report, there is no advantage in doing it earlier. The room finish schedule will be linked to the spaces in your design. This means that you can update your room finish report at any time.

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cadmovie1066 – Room Finishes – Part 4

On a large project you might start off with the walls already created rather than having just a few spaces. In this situation you will have to create several spaces and the quickest way to assign the finishes will be to create all the spaces first, then select the spaces that have the same finishes and assign them all at the same time.

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cadmovie1063 – Room Finishes – Part 1

The most effective way of creating spaces is to go through the space object preferences first and set these to suit your drawing style. If you don’t do this, you will find that it is a lot of work to go back through your spaces to change the graphic style to suit your drawing style.

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SST_1406 – Creating a Room Finish Schedule

Cover ImageOn larger projects it can be a challenge to create a list of all the rooms and their finishes. This manuals looks at using the Vectorworks Space object to control the room finishes and create reports of the finishes. Another manual (1404 Introduction to Space Objects) looked at the basic concept of space objects, what they are, how to create them, and how to set their preferences. If you are not familiar with space objects, you should start with that manual. To report the information from the spaces, you will be using worksheets. Vectorworks will easily create the required worksheets for you, but if you want to understand how to control the worksheet in detail, refer to the manual on worksheets (1405 Back to Basics – Worksheets).

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Interactive Workshops June 2014 – Spaces – Room Finish Schedule

On larger projects it can be a challenge to create a list of all the rooms and their finishes. This manual looks at using the Vectorworks Space object to control the room finishes and create reports on the finishes.

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SST_1209 – Room Finish Schedule

Vectorworks can create a schedule of the finishes in each room for a project.  In order to do this, Vectorworks uses spaces to record the information about each room, meaning that you have to place a space in each room in order to assign the room finishes to it. Continue reading