Getting Started Special Interest Group January 2017


In this session we looked at the Resource Manager. This was introduced with Vectorworks 2017 and it does mean reorganising your default content. In the past default content was in one folder (Defaults) but with Vectorworks 2017 the default content is now into folders (Defaults and Object Styles). So we looked at this concept of the default content and then we also looked at the concept of object styles.

Continue reading

Landscape Special Interest Group March (am) 2016

Vectorworks, landscape

Topics Covered:

  • 00:00   site modelling
  • 03:04   polyline and polygon smoothing
  • 06:59   creating a site model
  • 08:32   rendering options
  • 13:04   default content (plants)
  • 18:49   image prop plants
  • 20:40   VB visual plant objects
  • 24:00   plant default settings
  • 30:11   solar studies
  • 33:58   massing model
  • 40:03   hatches

Continue reading

Landmark_SIG_040 Special Interest Group December 2013

In this session we looked at hatches, tiles, and briefly, gradients. There is a manual already written for planar graphics (SST_1107) which sets out the basic principles, but there are still questions. This is a great session for getting into the detail of hatches and tiles.

Hatches are not an easy thing to understand. They are not based on graphic shapes; hatches are line based. This makes it difficult to make shapes. Tiles, on the other hand, make it really easy to create shapes, but they make large PDF files.

Continue reading