Landscape Special Interest Group July 2018 PM In this session, we discussed libraries and plant databases.
In this session, we reviewed whether to put information on a design layer, class, or sheet layer as we discussed how to set up a helpful file template.
In this session, we looked at some basic concepts in 3D modeling, covered how to speed things up with the numeric keypad and other key combinations, discussed the floating datum and texture mapping, and showed how to turn a … Continue reading
In this session, we solved text challenges with worksheet columns, revision notes, and objects, as well as covering how to join walls without a mitered joint and discussing how to present your existing and proposed site models without too much … Continue reading
1801 Title Blocks and Document Issues Title blocks have undergone a major overhaul in Vectorworks 2018. The old Sheet Border tool has been completely replaced with a new Title Block Border tool and Drawing Issue command. The title blocks have been changed … Continue reading
In this session, we looked at an easy way to import classes, the ease of controlling a title block symbol through the Sheet Border Tool, and the power of the Fit Walls to Object command.
In this session, we discussed the new upgrade to Vectorworks 2018—should you upgrade right away or shouldn’t you?—and opened up an old project file in VW 2018 to see how it behaved. We also covered some tricks for working with … Continue reading
In this session, we looked at the Resource Manager in more detail and covered what things can be stored in a personal library file and what things should be saved in a template file.
In this session, we looked at three main topics. We looked at how to create a car park area that slopes in two directions, we looked at creating a building project that does not use stories, and we looked at … Continue reading
In this session we looked at the concept of a template file and how much we should store and it. It’s tempting to include everything that you think you might use in a template file, but with a layer and … Continue reading
It has been a while, but I have decided to start face-to-face courses. I used to have these courses on a regular basis in Auckland NZ. I am starting with the first course late March 2017. It’s already sold out, … Continue reading
In this session we wanted to look at scheduling and worksheets and how they could be connected to spaces to create a report. The report might want to list the areas and room names, but it could also be more … Continue reading
It has been a while, but I have decided to start face-to-face courses. I used to have these courses on a regular basis in Auckland NZ. I am starting with the first course this week. It’s already sold out, so … Continue reading
In this session the users wanted to look at the Resource Manager. In the past we have discussed Default Content. In this session we looked at default content from the point of view of only having one single library file.
Creating A New File – For most projects, it’s a good idea to start from a template file that you have created. If you start from a template, the template can have many of the settings that you’re likely to use … Continue reading
In this session we looked at what information should be stored in a tempalte file and what should be stored in Default Content.
In this session we looked at clerestory windows, the eyedropper tool, windoor and camera match.
In this session we looked at creating an accessible toilet using symbols, creating internal room elevations, the heliodon, and what things should be included in a template file.
Online Courses archoncad has a separate web site with online courses for beginners and intermediate users. There is a range of courses from Fundamentals, Architect, Landmark, and 3D Modeling. As a subscriber to this web site, you can now claim … Continue reading
Topics covered: inserting a custom door symbol into a wall hybrid symbols dimension standards stake object fixing a bad file