• Architect Special Interest Group December 2016 (am)

    In this session we looked at referencing a DXF/DWG file into a project. Referencing means that if the file is updated, it will automatically be imported when you open the file again. Then we looked at the callout tool and in particular, how to use it with the notes database,…

  • cadmovie1605_03 – Project Sharing – Referencing DXF/DWG Files

    Referencing DXF/DWG Files – Import the drawing from the consultant. Check it for accuracy. Then reference the consultant drawing to your project. When you get a revised drawing, import it into a new document and save it with the same name as the old consultant’s drawing, overwriting the old file. When you…

  • cadmovie1605_02 – Project Sharing – Referencing PDF Files

    Referencing PDF Files – As with image files, PDF files can be drag-and-dropped into a Vectorworks file, or you can use the Import PDF… command. In either case when you import a PDF file, you have the choice of whether to import the file directly or whether to reference the file.

  • cadmovie1605_01 – Project Sharing – Referencing Image Files

    Referencing Image Files – When you import an image file you can choose to have the image file placed directly in the drawing, or you can choose to reference the image file. Why would you prefer one method over the other? If you are working with others and they are updating…

  • Interactive Workshops May 2016 (1605) – Project Sharing

    Some projects need more than one person to work on them. Maybe the project is large, maybe the deadline is short, but either way, you need more than one person on the project. Normally, you can only have one person working on the file at a time. So, you could…

  • SST_1605 – Project Sharing

    The manual for Project sharing is now available in first draft. Some projects need more than one person to work on them. Maybe the project is large, maybe the deadline is short, but either way, you need more than one person on the project. Normally, you can only have one person…

  • BIM_SIG_033 Special Interest Group November 2013

    Continuing on with the multi-unit project. In this session we wanted to link 3 house files to the site model. As well as that, we want to be able to create a plan of the site showing the roof plans, and a site plan showing the ground floor plans. It…

  • Referencing (Workgroup Reference) – Part 3

    Referencing a Design Layer From a Separate File – Using a layer import for Workgroup Referencing keeps your work in line with the referenced file. This method is better when you have to send your work to a consultant.

  • Referencing (Workgroup Reference) – Part 2

    Referencing for Design Layer Viewports – You can reference a file using a Design Layer Viewport. This allows you to move or rotate the reference.

  • Referencing (Workgroup Reference) – Part 1

    Referencing Images – When you import an image file you can reference the image. If the original image gets updated, you can easily update the image in your drawing.

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