cadmovie1066 – Room Finishes – Part 4

On a large project you might start off with the walls already created rather than having just a few spaces. In this situation you will have to create several spaces and the quickest way to assign the finishes will be to create all the spaces first, then select the spaces that have the same finishes and assign them all at the same time.

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SST_1406 – Creating a Room Finish Schedule

Cover ImageOn larger projects it can be a challenge to create a list of all the rooms and their finishes. This manuals looks at using the Vectorworks Space object to control the room finishes and create reports of the finishes. Another manual (1404 Introduction to Space Objects) looked at the basic concept of space objects, what they are, how to create them, and how to set their preferences. If you are not familiar with space objects, you should start with that manual. To report the information from the spaces, you will be using worksheets. Vectorworks will easily create the required worksheets for you, but if you want to understand how to control the worksheet in detail, refer to the manual on worksheets (1405 Back to Basics – Worksheets).

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cadmovie213 – Finishes Schedule Part 7

Once the finish the schedule is created, you can edit the criteria the Vectorworks users to search for your spaces. In early versions of Vectorworks, you would often get double the number of spaces if you used any design layer viewports. The solution is to make sure that the worksheet is only looking in the layer that you require.

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