Beginner – When you import an image file, you sometimes find that it has too much information. The solution is to crop out the areas that are not required. This uses the same technique as cropping a PDF.
Some clients are a bit confused about this issue. Vectorworks uses two concepts that look similar, images and textures. Some clients make use of these words as if they were interchangeable – they are not. If you take a photo on a digital camera, that is an image. If you import that photo into Vectorworks, it can be imported as an image (for use on 2D things), or it can imported as a texture (for 3D things).
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This movie is about referencing Vectorworks files, and shows you how to reference files if you are using Vectorworks version 12.
An easy way to get started with referencing is to reference image files. You would do this if you wanted to carry on working with the project, but have somebody else update the image file.