Landmark Special Interest Group September 2019

In this session, we demonstrated what dark mode looks like Vectorworks 2020 (Mac only), presented a workaround for rotating hybrid objects in a 3D view, discussed how to clearly present existing and proposed site data, and showed how the Select Connected Objects, Compose, and Decompose commands help with handling surveyor lines.

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Getting Started Special Interest Group September 2019

In this session, we explained the differences between the Layer plane, Screen plane, and Working plane, before discussing the benefits of Auto Hybrids, working with Massing Models, creating Section viewports from a Clip Cube view, where to find the Custom Stair tool, and how to set default settings for a tool.

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Architect Special Interest Group September 2019

In this session, we worked out how to cut a profile into the edge of a slab, made a wall that went up at a slope before returning to vertical, showed how to manage stories when one floor is only 2 feet below another, demonstrated how to add profiles onto the ends of rafters and beams, and covered how to copy objects along a curve

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Getting Started Special Interest Group July 2019

In this session, we covered how to set the Horizontal and Vertical settings to 1:1 under Page Setup, discussed the benefits of setting up Vectorworks with one drawing per sheet, talked about putting notes on the Design Layer versus the viewport’s Annotation window, demonstrated how to sort objects by location for reports, and went over how to use the Callout tool, Keynotes and the Notes Manager.

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Architect Special Interest Group July 2019

In this session, we looked at adding blocks of text to Vectorworks, making irregular Section cuts, creating the look of interior wallpaper, as well as using stories, taking advantage of the levels of detail that you can build into a symbol, reviewing turning on and off class visibility through the Organization dialogue box, and discussing the benefits of using Saved Views.

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