Learn about the other type of layer, sheet layers. These provide a way to create a page layout of the final presentation.
- [Instructor] In traditional drafting, annotations,…title blocks and other descriptive elements…are laid out on sheets of paper.…In Vectorworks, sheet layers take our CAD designs…and present them in a stylized and organized way.…Notice in this file, we're currently in a design layer.…The background is an off white color.…Let's go up to our info bar and change our layer…to a sheet layer, S-01.…You notice that the background is now white.…Kind of looks like a sheet of paper.…Vectorworks color codes the different view types…that are currently presented.…
Another thing to consider is scale.…Where design layers can have different scales,…sheet layers are always one-to-one.…This replicates the printed page of scale.…Let's take a closer look at the sheet border.…If we highlight this border,…we can see that it is a separate object.…Title blocks stick to the print area,…but we can double click on this…and we notice that there is a title block connected to this…and we have a dialog box where we can change the information…
- Getting to know the UI
- Understanding design layers
- Utilizing classes
- Setting up design layers
- Working with drafting and design tools
- Getting around the 3D environment
- Reviewing the 3D modeling workflow
- Using the resource manager
- Working with viewports
- Exporting files
Skill Level Beginner
1. Getting to Know The UI
2. Drawn to Vectorworks
3. Drafting and Design Tools
4. 3D Modeling
5. Resource Managment
6. Bringing It All Together
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