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  • Vectorworks 2024 Update 3 Available for Download - UPDATE 3.1


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    Vectorworks, Inc. has released update 3.1 for the Vectorworks 2024 product line. This update includes quality improvements that enhance your everyday experience with Vectorworks 2024.

     

    Important Enhancements

     

    • Fixes the offset distance issue when inserting doors and windows
    • Improves speed when recalculating worksheets with space records
    • Restores launching Vectorworks Cloud Services from the Vectorworks application

     

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

     

    Installing the Update

    This update is available as a downloadable updater for all U.S. English-based versions of Vectorworks 2024. To install the update, please select Check for Updates from the Vectorworks menu (Mac) or Help menu (Windows).

     

    Please submit a support request in the customer portal if you have any technical questions or problems during this process.

     

     

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    Vectorworks, Inc. has released its third update for the Vectorworks 2024 product line. This update includes the following quality improvements that enhance your everyday experience with Vectorworks 2024.

     

    Important Enhancements

     

    • General
      • Improves general stability.
      • Fixes the dimension, dimension area, and dimension volume parameters in data records for title block borders.
      • Restores Trim tool functionality.
    • Interoperability
      • Supports importing and exporting to Revit version 2024.
      • Optimizes DWG export for landscape area objects.
    • Design Suite and Architect
      • The Tools > Show or Hide Solibri Inside Palette command has been added to the Design Suite and Architect workspaces.
    • Landmark
      • New PlantMaster plugin available in the Install Partner Products palette
      • Users with a PlantMaster subscription can access an extensive plant library to select plants and send them to Vectorworks to populate a planting schedule. Users can then send the schedule back to PlantMaster to create plant reports and presentations with high quality graphics.
      • (After installation, PlantMaster displays in the Window > Palettes > Web Palettes menu.)
    • Spotlight
      • In files created in Vectorworks 2023 and opened in Vectorworks 2024, resolves an issue that caused Vectorworks to close when using the Cable Configuration dialog box to replace a cable.
      • Improves performance when inserting new trusses.
      • Correctly imports bridle part symbols.
      • On Windows, fixes an issue that caused the source column in the equipment list to appear blank.
      • Improved MVR export
        • Vectorworks now exports the following items:
        • Shutter positions and angles
        • Custom lights (exported using glTF geometry)
        • Color names assigned to lighting devices
        • Gobo images
        • GDTF fixture profiles selected from the data folder
        • Position names (even if the lighting positions do not exist)
        • Seating sections
      • Unsupported characters have been removed from exported file names.
      • Project sharing no longer requires you to check out objects when exporting to MVR.
      • Improved GDTF support
        • glTF is supported in GDTF files.
        • For lighting devices, GDTF geometry is shown when the Use GDTF Geometry parameter is selected on the Object Info palette.
        • The web browser displays the correct information when editing a GDTF file.
        • Using SVG files in a GDTF file is now supported.
      • Braceworks
        • On the macOS, restores the Cross Sections pane of the Braceworks Calculation Report dialog box.
        • Vertical and horizontal lines now display correctly in the Braceworks calculation report when the report is generated repeatedly.
        • Restores colored icons in the Braceworks Calculation Overview dialog box.
      • ConnectCAD
        • Resolves scaling issues with circuits and equipment items.
        • Layout rooms no longer delete the location data of equipment items.

     

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

     

    Installing the Update

    This update is available as a downloadable updater for all U.S. English-based versions of Vectorworks 2024. To install the update, please select Check for Updates from the Vectorworks menu (Mac) or Help menu (Windows).

     

    Please submit a support request in the customer portal if you have any technical questions or problems during this process.

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    Since applying this update today, February 13th, I have begun having consistent crashes. My drawing has been completely stable prior to this.

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