Landmark_SIG_014 Special Interest Group November 2012

In this meeting we continued our series on getting started with Vectorworks Landmark. An important part of creating a landscape plan is creating plants. In Vectorworks 2013, the plant preferences have been changed. There are now two dialogue boxes that control plant settings. The new settings with the two dialogue boxes allows for more flexible plant placement.

Topics Covered

  • Plant Settings
  • Plant definition
  • plant database
  • changing the layout on the Plant Database
  • importing your old Plant database
  • updating your old plants database to prepare it for importing
  • importing a previous plant database
  • matching the importing fields of the previous plant database
  • finding plants in the plant database
  • tagging  plants to make it easier to find them
  • creating a Vectorworks plant list
  •  getting the information from your plant database on to your plant
  • using the plant settings to change the size of the plant without affecting the plant definition
  • choosing random plants sizing
  • the relationship between information in the plant database and the plant object
  •  Choosing the extent of the information on your plant list
  • editing the plant list worksheet
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