Join Jim LaPier for an in-depth discussion in this video Dimension modes, part of Up and Running with Vectorworks.
…Often while dimensioning, we find it necessary to build dimensions around…others or dimension in a different style.…While in the Dimension command,…I can see a number of modes to help me dimension faster and more consistently.…We'll use Mode two, or Chain mode,…to create a string of dimensions without having to click on both points each time.…I'll click the corner point, here, and then the next point.…And now I'm locked in, so I can click as many points as I like.…Before clicking my last point, I'm going to go up and…switch to Mode three, Baseline mode.…
And we can see that Vectorworks staggers the next dimension, so…I can put an overall dimension on my drawing.…Vectorworks will continue to stagger the dimensions, or…I can go back to Chain mode to add to my string.…Coordinate mode is an alternate style of dimensioning, where a point is set, and…then running dimensions are taken from that point.…I'll click here to set my point, set my angle for horizontal, and…now I can go back and click as many points as I like, all pulled from that dimension.…
- 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
Up and Running with AutoCAD for Macwith Jim LaPier1h 45m Beginner
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3. Basic Geometry
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5. Architectural 3D Modeling
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