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Vectorworks Fundamentals

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Vectorworks Fundamentals

Who is this course for?


This course is ideal for those new to Vectorworks or existing users looking to expand on past knowledge.

What will you learn?


Starting at the initial design development stage, you will learn how to generate comprehensive working drawings, model in 3D, render, document, compose and present projects. You will also learn how to increase efficiency and productivity using Vectorworks.

Length: One day

Time:  9.30am – 4.30pm

Where: Online or in-person

Pre-requisites: No previous experience of Vectorworks is necessary, although basic computer literacy is recommended.

Main topics include:

  • Introduction to the Vectorworks software and shortcuts
  • Setting up the Workspace
  • All about Design layer, Sheet layer and Classes
  • Basic tool palette
  • Customising tools as per needs and requirements
  • Document settings – Vectorworks preferences, scaling, setting up units and page setup
  • Import and Export, publishing files, converting to PDF
  • Dimension and tape measurements
  • Attributes – fill, pen, Eyedropper tool, line end marker, shadows and custom colour palettes
  • Importing images as Bitmap and resource
  • Object Info palette – shape, data and render
  • Modify tools
  • Edit tools
  • View tools
  • Text tools
  • Symbols
  • Introduction to Resource Manager
  • Rendering
  • Creating sheets – A1, A2 and A3
  • Creating Viewports – plan, section, elevation, views
  • Advanced sheet layer setting, sheet layer rendering and update, annotation and edit crop.

Please get in touch using the contact form below for more information on this course.

Want to learn more?

If you wish to learn more about this course or if you can’t see what you need on our website, please contact us using this form or call us on +44 (0) 207 436 9004. We look forward to talking to you.

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