• Architect Special Interest Group Feb 2019

    In this session, we covered how to make a Clip Cube viewport from scratch and modify it, how to change the layout and linked data of a title block, and how to mark and reference sections. There is an introduction to clip cubes on the knowledgebase website

  • Vectorworks Tips 445 – Clip Cube Viewport

    I saw someone on the community board ask if it was possible to use the click cube to create a perspective viewport. It is possible. There are a few steps involved in this:  Use the Clip Cube to create a section viewport.  Place the section viewport on a design layer.  Use a camera to create…

  • Architect Special Interest Group December 2015 (am)

    Topics covered: 3D text along a path 3D curved window   6:19 creating a symbol from the window   14:07 inserting symbol in a wall   16:05 stories for split level projects   21:55 stairs on split level buildings   39:46 clip cube to control viewing   41:49 section viewport…

  • Vectorworks Tip 337 – Creating a Plan Viewport from a Clip Cube

    In the same way that you can create a section viewport from a clip cube face, you can create a plan viewport. This is actually called a section viewport but the section viewport is parallel to the ground plane, and therefore it’s a plan viewport. This will allow you to…

  • Vectorworks Tip 333 – Changing the Angle of a Clip Cube

    When you start a clip cube it is always orthogonal, but this often does not line up with the model. Rotating the plan does not help, but there is an easy solution. If you select the clip cube with the selection tool, you will see four blue dots at the…

  • Vectorworks Tip 332 – Using a Clip Cube to Make a Section Viewport.

    After you have set up your clip cube, you can use it to create a section viewport. Use the selection tool on the clip cube, and when a side of the clip cube highlights, right-click on it to bring up the Contextual Menu. At the bottom of the menu you…

  • Vectorworks Tip 325 – Clip Cube

    I like using the Clip Cube; It is like a 3D viewport crop that is flexible and allows you crop out the parts of your design that you want to hide. The technique is to select an object, then activate the clip cube. If you do it this way, the…

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