Vectorworks Introduction


Course Facts

  • 2 day course
  • Our Trainers are Authorised Professionals
  • Live Online or Classroom-based
  • Certificate of completion
  • Maximum class size of 6 for scheduled courses
  • Unlimited support after your course
  • Courses at all levels: Introduction, Intermediate, Advanced and Masterclasses

Course Outline

  • Understanding the basics
  • Drawing
  • Creating Objects
  • Duplicate Array
  • Library Items
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Overview

Vectorworks is a versatile and creative application for architects and landscape designers. It provides extensive 2D drafting, 3D modelling, Building Information Modelling (BIM) and rendering capabilities, with designer-focused tools and features that give your workflows ease of use and flexibility. A key strength of Vectorworks is its ability to serve the entire creative process, from the initial concept stage through design development, construction drawings, and presentations. Our Vectorworks training will educate and inspire you to gain new skills, fine-tune workflows, and discover new ways to make the most of your Vectorworks software. We'll teach you how to utilise tools, menu commands and drawing organisation in Vectorworks. By the end of the course, delegates will have gained the skills needed to make use of 2D and 3D modelling techniques, to understand the use of graphical styles and outputs in presenting your drawings and how to follow best practice workflows in Vectorworks.
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Course Outline

Understanding the basics

  • Overview of features
  • Navigating round the program
  • Setting up preferences
  • Introducing the tools
  • Constraints
  • Attributes
  • Cursors

Drawing

  • Drawing size and working to scale
  • Working with units

Creating Objects

  • Creating objects: by eye, by dialog box and by coordinate entry
  • Modifying objects using the Object Info box
  • Numeric input methods
  • Curves: Fillets; Beziers; Cubic; Spline

Duplicate Array

  • Mirror duplicating
  • Rotation and arcs
  • Double lined polygons
  • Snap to object
  • Grid and distance
  • Adding and editing text

Library Items

  • Creating and selecting symbols
  • Editing symbols
  • Converting back to group

Layers

  • Creating layers
  • Greying and displaying layers
  • Moving objects from layer to layer
  • Tidying up your drawing

Databases

  • Working with classes
  • Working with spreadsheets
  • Counting symbols
  • Saving sheets

Working in 3D

  • Clipping and adding surfaces
  • Roofs, floors and sweeps
  • Adding and subtracting solids
  • Creating a walkthrough
  • Setting a 3D view
  • Importing and exporting from
  • VectorWorks to other applications

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