Join Jim LaPier for an in-depth discussion in this video Basic dimensions, part of Learning Vectorworks (2014).
…The most basic goal of drafting is to document a design so…it can be constructed and reproduced.…In this chapter, I'm going to show you the tools that Vectorworks offers you,…to dimension and document your designs that can be reproduced later.…However, keep in mind this is not a tutorial on the proper way to…dimension objects.…This is a tutorial on how to use the tools that Vectorworks offers to…apply Dimensions and Notes.…I'm going to go to the Dimension tool set here, and I find a myriad of tools to use.…We're going to start at the top, and I'll pick a Constrained Dimension.…
I'll move out towards my floor plan, and…as I get close to the end point I'm going to use my Zoom Snap tool.…I'll use the tool again in the corner here, drag my dimension up and click.…Make sure that you use that your Zoom Snap Loop tool,…if there's even a hint of uncertainty as to if your grabbing the correct point.…Keep in mind the printed dimension on the page is…the only thing most people are going to see.…So if your dimension has grabbed the wrong point and is off even a quarter of…
- Setting up your workspace
- Working with classes and layers
- Entering values
- Working with geometry
- Creating 3D objects
- Modeling architecture
- Texturing and lighting
- Adding annotations
- Creating viewports
- Printing and sharing
Skill Level Appropriate for all
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1. The Interface
2. Environment Conventions
3. Basic Geometry
4. Basic 3D Shapes
5. Architectural 3D Modeling
8. Viewports and Sheets
9. Printing and Sharing
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