Textures in Vectorworks can make you designs come to life. Stop presenting dull lifeless views of your projects. Textures can help your clients see what you really have in mind. You can use textures to make things reflect, make things see through, and so on. Image props allow you to make things that look like complex 3D objects from a photo or scan.
Textures can be a lot of fun, and they can be very powerful. This manual will get you started. You should consider having an office library to store resources like symbols, layer and class standards and textures. It will be a lot easier for you to find textures that you like using in your library rather that hunting through all your old files.