Join Jim LaPier for an in-depth discussion in this video Working with polygons, part of Learning Vectorworks (2014).
…Polygons are extremely useful objects,…becoming proficient with them will help your workflow immensely.…Whether you end up using them to create floors or roofs, or extrude geometry to…create basic 3D modelling, or even just use them with boolean tools to…create complex shapes, polygons are very useful objects to be familiar with.…We'll start with a blank drawing.…And we're going to use the 2D Polygon tool to create a closed polygon.…I'm going to create sort of a mountain range here with three peaks.…And then I'm going to click on the first point to create my closed polygon.…
You can verify that it's a closed polygon, by looking at the object info palette, and…seeing that it's checked as closed.…I'll press X to return to selection mode, and…we see I get some basic smart points I can use to modify the object.…But, really, all I can do is kind of stretch and skew it.…However, if I go to the reshape tool I have a much finer control over my object.…We can see a lot of modes appear in the reshape.…The first section has to do with how the vertices will move.…
- 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 Intermediate
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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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