Join Jim LaPier for an in-depth discussion in this video Basic navigation, part of Learning Vectorworks (2014).
…Creating objects on the visible screen is great, but we often need to…look at different parts of our drawing and focus on different areas.…To accomplish this, we'll use the zoom and panning tools to navigate our drawings.…We can see I have a few rectangles here on the screen.…Some are within the document boundaries, and some are not.…Let's go up to the View bar, and we'll find three buttons and a drop down.…The first is the Zoom To Page Area.…This will zoom and center just the page of our drawing.…The next is Zoom Objects.…
This will zoom to the extent of all the physical objects in our drawing,…regardless of where they lie in the sheet.…The last is simply a zoom in tool,…which can be a zoom out tool if you hold down the Option key.…On a PC this would be the Alt key.…The drop down here allows us to set a specific zoom factor for…the drawing from presets like 100% to 500%.…We can also click inside the field, and enter a value that we like.…For example, 225%.…Zooming is great, but we also need to be able to move our view as well, so…
- 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
AutoCAD 2015 Essential Trainingwith Scott Onstott8h 35m Beginner
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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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