Join Jim LaPier for an in-depth discussion in this video Components of the interface, part of Learning Vectorworks (2014).
…As we start Vectorworks we can see menus pop up all over the screen.…As well as the document window.…The menu bar also populates with Vectorworks specific menu items.…Working our way clockwise around the screen,…we'll start with the menu bar itself.…As we click on each item we can see the tools and…the options that we have access to.…There are different types of buttons included in the menu drop downs.…Some are tools which will start a command or a tool, like Undo and Copy.…Others will open a dialog box which is indicated by the three…periods after the tool name.…
Others are settings or…options which are indicated with a check box when they're enabled.…Like the unified view here under view.…Lastly, some are fly outs which group together similar tools as we…can see with the zoom tool here.…The last thing to note in the menu bar drop downs are the shortcut keys for…certain commands which can be found here to the right.…If you prefer to type your commands rather than clicking through the menus,…these are extremely helpful indicators to get you started.…
- 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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