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  • Vectorworks 2020 SP2, Vision 2020 SP2 and ConnectCAD 2020 Available for Download - Update Vectorworks 2.2


    Vectorworks, Inc. has released its second Service Pack (SP2) for the Vectorworks® 2020 product line. This Service Pack includes the release of ConnectCAD 2020 for Vectorworks Spotlight and Designer. From simple to complex, ConnectCAD allows AV system designers to lay out signal flows in an easy-to-read format. With ConnectCAD customers can:

    • Create schematic drawings
    • Effortlessly make changes throughout the iterative design process
    • Diagram rack layouts
    • Check for errors
    • Create detailed reports
    • Communicate effectively with onsite installation technicians

    Learn more about our ConnectCAD release at vectorworks.net/connectcad.


    Additionally, Vectorworks 2020 SP2 offers multiple fixes and improvements in the following areas: 


    • Text:
      • Elevation Benchmark size changes
      • Black text in Mac's dark mode
      • Displaying text incorrectly in ConnectCAD Rack frame and Equipment items
      • Align issue with Stage Deck Labels
      • Text issues when zooming in/out text blocks
    • Design Layers:
      • After editing the source file, referenced Design Layer Viewports fail to show walls in OpenGL/Wireframe
      • Design layer viewports not visible in edit Viewport visibilities menu or reverting back to old setup
      • Unable to edit the text in symbols
    • Structural Member
      • Structural Member Settings Dialog with multiple structural members selected
      • Length for Structural Members joined end to end
      • Changing 3D attributes of multiple structural members
    • Truss
      • Previewing incorrectly 
      • Truss Cross object is not drawn when value above 1 inch
      • Lighting devices not moving with rotated trusses via control points
      • Video screen not moving with trusses attached
      • Converting 3D Rotated Truss into a Hanging Position shows nothing in Top/Plan view
    • Fixes a memory leak when zooming in/out, causing Vectorworks to stop or crash
    • Auto-rotating image props in Renderworks modes not displaying correctly
    • IES custom lights not working correctly in Renderworks render mode
    • OpenGL viewports render black on Windows when using JPEG compression preference
    • Numerous stability enhancements in several areas such as Property line, Schematic Views, Multi-View, Group selection, Section Viewports, Keynote and Label legends, and Worksheets


    Additional fixes and improvements included in SP 2.1


    • Hardscape Section Viewport alignment causing Vectorworks to freeze 
    • IFC export: Nested items exporting on internal origin
    • Plants offset issues when changing the user origin offset 
    • Data Tags for doors and spaces are constantly changing and replacing upon reopening files
    • Crash using the origin mode of the Flyover tool


    Additional fixes and improvements included in SP 2.2 - NEW

    • Project Sharing
      • Opening project files in a viewer application
      • Project file and Working file becomes out of sync
      • Checking out objects sync issues
    • Rotation of hatches in Viewports
    • Keynote Legend showing exceptionally large after making any adjustment
    • Crashes after editing referenced IFC settings
    • Working Plane fails to activate by double-click   


    Vision 2020 SP2


    This service pack includes multiple improvements and fixes in the following areas:

    • Improvements in how materials (Textures) are transferred between Vectorworks and Vision via My Virtual Rig (MVR).
    • Improved stability merging .MVR files into .v3s
    • Palette positions are not saved
    • Editing items from the scene graph jumps to the top upon completion


    This Service Pack is available for all licenses as a downloadable updater. To install the Service Pack, please select "Check for Updates" from the Vectorworks or Vision menu (Mac) or Help menu (Windows). For a full list of fixes and improvements in the 2020 SP2 updater, please visit THIS PAGE.


    Contact us at tech@vectorworks.net if you have any technical questions or problems during this process.


    Please note this Service Pack is currently available for all non-localized English versions.



    Edited by JuanP

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    • Administrator

    As part of our commitment to keep improving the performance and stability of the software, we release Vectorworks 2020 SP2.2. Thank you to our R&D team for making all these fixes available sooner. For the complete list of fixes, see here


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