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Tech Roundup – Vectorworks 2017 Edition

Posted by Joanna Weedlun on 10/19/16 11:50 AM

From the new Resource Manager to innovative irrigation tools, Vectorworks 2017 has introduced many great features and tools. For this roundup, we’re breaking down how to use some of the most useful updates of the new release.

The first video takes you through the new Slab Drainage tool. Explore how to create and edit drains and connections, and how to understand the information attached to each drain.

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_MaXWqMz2P8&list=PLiLCoe7DU1HZSaH86TAB0nWr0azsJiMh-&index=2[/youtube]

 

Next, learn how to use the Railing Fence tool that allows for easier creation of custom railings and fences with BIM workflows.

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nYg-x8uxqiI&index=8&list=PLiLCoe7DU1HZSaH86TAB0nWr0azsJiMh-[/youtube]

 

Now you can elevate your drawings with the Interior Elevations tool. This tutorial shows you how to generate and update multiple interior drawings linked to a drawing marker.

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YZF0f8pJKl0&list=PLiLCoe7DU1HZSaH86TAB0nWr0azsJiMh-&index=12[/youtube]

 

Once you learn about door and window styles, you’ll be creating and editing objects with greater efficiency.

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BaY-M2jDnpA&index=14&list=PLiLCoe7DU1HZSaH86TAB0nWr0azsJiMh-[/youtube]

 

Lastly, you can now convey information more quickly by using viewport data visualization. Watch this video to learn how to control graphic attributes of smart objects based on data.

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uwgNvVDnPzQ&list=PLiLCoe7DU1HZSaH86TAB0nWr0azsJiMh-&index=15[/youtube]

 

To keep learning about the new features in Vectorworks 2017, head over to our Feature Videos playlist. And if you’re completely new to Vectorworks software, check out our playlist Vectorworks 2017 – The Basics to get started.

If you need any help, reach out to us at tech@vectorworks.net or tweet us @VectorworksHelp.

Topics: Architecture, data visualization, door and window styles, feature videos, interior elevations tool, Irrigation Tools, Landscape, railing fence tool, Resource Manager, slab drainage tool, Tech Roundup, Vectorworks 2017, Vectorworks 2017 software, @VectorworksHelp

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