This was the second session for the May BIM Special Interest Group. There was only one attendee, so he was able to guide the direction of the session. We look at worksheets and creating a window schedule.
- where are worksheets stored?
- Placing worksheets on a design layer to keep them all together
- what kind of objects can you report in a worksheet
- examples of symbols that report their information on a worksheet
- symbols that have editable text are created using link text to record
- using the standard Vectorworks window to create a symbol
- resizing a window symbol does not keep the locked sashes
- Editing a window using custom sash options
- duplicate in window symbols to create the next window
- window symbols can be used on several projects
- importing window symbols from a library
- creating a window number symbol
- creating a record format for the window number symbol
- using link text to record
- editing the text on the symbol using the Object Info palette
- creating window elevation viewports
- editing a window symbol and seeing the change update on your window elevation view port
- creating window elevations using a dedicated design layer
- using the dedicated design layer to create window elevation viewports for a sheet layer
- using a window symbol can connect windows in the plan to windows in the dedicated design layer, automatically updating your window elevation viewports
- adding annotations to your window elevation viewports
- creating a worksheet to report all Vectorworks windows
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