Monthly Tech Roundup: June 2013

Posted by Lisa Lance on 6/20/13 10:40 AM  |  2 min read time

Here's a roundup of Vectorworks tech news for June.

Service Pack 4 for Vectorworks 2013 became available on June 13. It contains the Vectorworks Architect Coordination View 2.0 IFC Export certified by buildingSMART International, as well as fixes for Section Viewports, Hidden Line Rendering, and more.

We also have two new Tech Tip videos. This first video shows uses for extracted surfaces and demonstrates how to create 2D and 3D objects with the Extract Surface command.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ppJ6Q4j8hi4[/youtube]

This second video shows different ways to move objects that have been inserted into walls.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OdI2fuf3sNo[/youtube]

In addition, we have several updates for Vectorworks Cloud Services. Here are the highlights:

Vectorworks Nomad for Android:

  • Added ability to create markups in offline mode
  • Added a magnifying glass to the measurement tool
  • Added Wifi auto-sync option to keep files in sync
  • Added multi-select files and folders for download
  • Improved the text editing dialog
  • Improved the ability to move objects on the drawing
  • Added enhancements to support Android 2.3

Vectorworks Nomad for iOS:

  • Added ability to sign into offline mode
  • Added a magnifying glass to the measurement tool
  • Added new text editing dialog
  • Added multi-select files and folders for download
  • Added selection tool for selecting and editing markups
  • Improved the ability to move objects on the drawing
  • Added ability to create markups in offline mode
  • Added area calculation to the path measurement tool
  • Now requires iOS 6

Vectorworks Cloud Services Portal

  • Added a "share URL" capability to documents without having to first email the file
  • Added support for multiple recipients when sharing files
  • Added ability to show system and user-specific fonts in the user setting profile

Vectorworks Cloud Services is available exclusively for members of our Vectorworks Service Select subscription program.

Topics: buildingSMART International, Planet Vectorworks, Tech Tips, Cloud, IFC 2X3 Coordination View 2.0, Vectorworks 2013, Vectorworks Cloud Services

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