podcast 195 – 3D Viewing Changes in Vectorworks 2015

Vectorworks 2015 has combined some of the 3D viewing settings to make them easier to locate. It also introduced an ability to choose your default 3D rendering and projection. When I’m using Vectorworks 2015, I like to set my 3D rendering to OpenGL and my projection to Perspective. I find this makes it really easy to see your model. In this movie I show you how to change your settings as well as showing you where to locate the new location for the Cropped Perspective preference.
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podcast 188 – How to Create an Orbit Point Animation

The easiest way to create an animation in Vectorworks is to use the Orbit Point. All you need to do is to set your view, set your rendering type and start the animation. If you’re new to creating animations, this is the easiest way to get started. This movie shows you how to create an Orbit Point animation. The leader in Vectorworks training and manuals: http://archoncadcom.wpengine.com

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cadmovie664 – Lighting and Rendering in Vectorworks 2011 Part 6

Renderworks Camera. The Renderworks Camera tool is great for setting the view. It is similar to the Set 3D command in that you click to locate the camera position and look toward position, but unlike the Set 3D View, you end up with an object on the screen that you can move and edit.

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cadmovie663 – Lighting and Rendering in Vectorworks 2011 Part 5

Set 3D View. We are going to set a perspective view of the object. It helps to be able to see the whole scene when you are setting the perspective so check that you can see enough of the object. Fit To Page Area will help out, or zoom out until you can see the whole scene and surrounding area.

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cadmovie661 – Lighting and Rendering in Vectorworks 2011 Part 3

The Flyover Tool. The Flyover tool is like a helicopter. You use it to rotate around the building to obtain different viewing angles, even from underneath or above.  But you can’t walk into the building.  That’s what the Walkthrough tool is for.  You can use this tool from any view.

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cadmovie508 – Lighting and Rendering Part 6

The Renderworks Camera tool is great for setting the view. It is similar to the Set 3D command in that you click to locate the camera position and look toward position, but unlike the Set 3D View, you end up with an object on the screen that you can move and edit. This make the Renderworks Camera more useful.

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cadmovie507 – Lighting and Rendering Part 5

Set 3D View. We are going to set a perspective view of the object. It helps to be able to see the whole scene when you are setting the perspective so check that you can see enough of the object. Fit To Window will help out, or zoom out until you can see the whole scene and surrounding area.

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