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  • Vectorworks 2023 Service Pack 2 Available for Download


    Vectorworks, Inc. has released its second Service Pack (SP2) for the Vectorworks 2023 product line. This update includes the following new features, improvements, and bug fixes.


    New Features

    • New content is available for data visualization, and for TV and film customers in the UK
    • Vectorworks supports importing from, and exporting 3D geometry to, Revit 2023
    • Architect and Landmark customers can send objects on any visible design layer to the site model surface
    • In ConnectCAD, you can now attach an adapter to a socket with a drag and drop operation


    Improvements and Fixes

    • General improvements:
      • Fixes problems with missing icons when switching workspaces, and issues with context menu item display after customization
      • Fixes issues with line endpoint markers and class visibilities on Windows
      • On the macOS, palettes remain properly docked; fixes issues with the Home Screen
      • Improves the export of SIA dimensions to DXF/DWG/DWF, offering additional control
      • Improves the selection of a color with the color selector eyedropper
      • Improves palette display on 4K monitors
      • The texture thumbnail remains displayed after editing symbols
      • Resolves issues when rendering imported meshes and glow textures
      • Improves rendering workflows between Vectorworks and Twinmotion, Enscape, Cineware, and Redshift
      • On Ventura, improves the shaded rendering time for viewports
      • Fixes the display of equipment item labels In ConnectCAD
    • Architect improvements:
      • Reshaping structural members is significantly enhanced
      • Walls import without issues from previous versions of Vectorworks
      • Fixes the 3D display of windows in walls when the wall includes end caps
    • Landmark improvements:
      • Resolves issues with site model updating and with hardscapes
    • Spotlight improvements:
      • Fixes problems when duplicating a lighting device with GDTF geometry
      • Pillars, floors, and slabs now export properly to MVR
      • Applies industry-standard nomenclature to power sources, distributors, and consumers
      • Fixes Lightwright data exchange for certain customized multi-cell lighting devices
      • Deletes loads when associated lighting devices are deleted
      • Updates hoist origin data properly after the hoist is moved


    For a full list of fixes and improvements in this update, please visit this page.


    Installing the Service Pack

    This service pack is available as a downloadable updater for all U.S. English-based versions of Vectorworks 2023. To install the service pack, please select Check for Updates from the Vectorworks menu (Mac) or Help menu (Windows).

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

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