SST_1410 – What’s New in Vectorworks 2015

Every year Vectorworks gets updated and there are always lots of new features. But we need to have more the new features – what we really need to have are benefits. Features are nice, but benefits have a reward, they make it easier to use, faster to use and more powerful.

As I did last year I have included a table with Needs/Features/Benefits. This table should assist you in finding your need, the feature associated with that need and what the benefit to you should be. Following on from that table is a detailed explanation of all the main features that are included in Vectorworks 2015.

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SST_1405 – Back to Basics – Worksheets

Cover ImageWorksheets – Worksheets allow you count and schedule items in Vectorworks. For example, you can count all the trees on a site, schedule all the doors on a particular floor of a project, count up and schedule even find the weight of a bracket in a 3D model.

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podcast 171 – Vectorworks Essentials Tutorial Manual – Sixth Edition

I’m pleased to announce that the sixth edition of the Vectorworks Essentials Tutorial Manual is now available. Each year I update this manual to show the latest techniques in Vectorworks. I also know from experience that this manual is the best way to teach new users. This movie is a brief introduction to the manual.

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SST_1403 – Introduction to IFC

Cover ImageIFC Exporting and Importing. There has been a lot of talk recently about Building Information Modelling. In some countries this has become a major topic because some governments are moving towards a situation where all projects will be delivered using BIM principles. A major part of BIM this is to use IFC to export and import information from other parts of the project.

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Vectorworks Landmark Tutorial Manual for Vectorworks 2013 Announced

I’m pleased to see that Nemetschek Vectorworks have announced my new Landmark Tutorial Manual for Vectorworks 2013. All the movies in this manual have been updated for the new version of Vectorworks. The feedback from this manual has been very positive. Users are getting up to speed in a week with this manual.

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Book Review – Vectorworks Essentials Tutorial Manual 2013

The fifth edition of my popular Essentials Tutorial manual has been out for a little while now, but i found this review of the manual posted on my friend’s web site yesterday.

This morning, I thought I would review Jon Pickups’s excellent book “Vectorworks 2013 Essentials”, it’s the first in the series and probably the one you should buy as a stand alone handbook, that should be kept within easy reach of your machine.

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Jonathan Pickup’s Second Edition of Vectorworks Architect and Essentials Tutorials Now Available

Jonathan Pickup’s Second Edition of Vectorworks Architect and Essentials Tutorials Now Available

Columbia, Maryland (October 26, 2009)—Nemetschek North America is pleased to announce that the second edition of Vectorworks Architect and Essentials Tutorial manuals from Jonathan Pickup are now available for purchase. These tutorials offer Vectorworks® software users a different and effective method of learning, combining step-by-step instructions written in a conversational tone with movies. The tutorials are based on version 2010 but can be used successfully with prior versions of Vectorworks software.

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