• Vectorworks Tip 403 – Editing Slabs That Have Used 3D Object Modifiers

    Editing Slabs That have used 3D objects. If you have used 3-D objects to edit your slab, you can right click on the slab and choose edit modifiers. You can change the location or some of the parameters (on the Object Info palette) but you are not able to change…

  • Vectorworks Tip 399 – Editing Slabs That Have Used Clip Surface

    When you edit a slab that has been modified, you have the option to edit the modifers. This means that you can change the modifiers to suit the change in the design. But be careful, you can only edit the modifier that is already there and you are not able…

  • Vectorworks Tip 393 – Slabs and 3D Objects

    As well as adding planar objects to your slabs or subtracting planar objects from your slabs, you can also add or subtract 3D objects. In the image above you’ll see that I subtract a tapered extrude from my slab to create a set down and then I add an extrude…

  • Vectorworks Tip 389 – Clip Surface With Slabs

    You can use a planar object to clip a portion away from a slab. If the slab has components then you can choose which component the planar object will clip. In these images the slab has three components and I can choose which component the rectangle will be clipping. If…

  • Vectorworks Tip 384 – Add Surface with Slabs

    You can add planar objects to a slab using Add Surface. The first step is to create your slab object. Next, draw your planar object. In the images above of use the automatic working plane to draw the planar object on the same plane as slab. Select the slab and…

  • Vectorworks Tip 379 – Components in Slabs

    Slabs can have components, like walls. The components can represent the structure of the slab. For example you might have a structural slab (shown in green) with a topping slab (shown in grey)

  • Architect_064 Architect Special Interest Group February 2015 (pm)

    Vectorworks 2015 has the ability to tightly control the the settings for walls and slabs by using Stories and Levels. This does require care planning and setting up in the Stories dialog box and in the wall and slab style dialog boxes. This session looks in detail at setting up…

  • cadmovie1501_04 – Stories, Layers and Levels – Part 4

    Columns, Stairs and Slabs Columns have a top bound and a bottom bound – these control the overall top and bottom of the column. There are several choices… As with the walls and columns, you can use the story settings to control the start and stop of your stairs. But you…

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