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    InfoComm 2019

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    Visit us at booth #7672.Register
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    AIA 2019

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    Visit us at booth #8735.Register
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    Austin User Group

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    Topic:&nbsp:Vectorworks Tips, Tricks, and Time Savers Vectorworks is a rich and robust 3D/3D CAD/BIM platform, and many times there are multiple methods for achieving a desired drawing or modeling result. Indeed, flexibility is one of Vectorworks' key traits, and the reason many of us use it. New features are constantly being introduced and old ones refined, and it's challenging to stay&nbsp:au courrant. Add to that, many of us are self-taught: so it's easy for any user to get stuck in a rut, doing tasks the same old way even when there's a faster method. This month, we'll look at a variety of time saving tools, commands, tips and tricks—some new, some old. Because after all,&nbsp:time is money. Register
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    St. Louis User Group

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    Topic:&nbsp:Vectorworks tips and tools, and an open discussion on workflows and toolsRegister
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    Santa Barbara User Group

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    Topic: Layer and class schemes, and Q&amp:A!Register
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    Efficient Project Sharing Methods

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    Description: Join ourwebinar with Diana Kesselschmidt, lighting designer and technical director, tolearn about the Project Sharing feature in Vectorworks Spotlight. See how you canset up project sharing files to improve your workflows and help keep your teammore organized. Learning Objectives: · Findout about the Project Sharing feature in Vectorworks Spotlight · Learnhow to determine when to best use the Project Sharing feature. · Seehow to set up and use a project sharing file. · Receivebest practices for working with others and troubleshooting. Register
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    Description: As a landscape design professional, you know what it’s like to utilize software that isn’t engineered and designed to work for you. In this webinar, you’ll discover the practical value of industry-specific software that includes tools and features engineered for the landscape design professional. Join Robert Anderson, PLA, ASLA, principal of ROBERT ANDERSON | landscape architect, as he not only discusses best practices for collaborating between Vectorworks Landmark software and AutoCAD, but also illustrates time-saving tips and tricks you need to elevate your business. Attendees will walk away with immersive knowledge on how to employ layers and classes, import and reference files, and much more. Learning Objectives: Observe best practices for importing and referencing DWG files, with an emphasis on similarities to “Xref”s and the use of layers and classes for greater exchange flexibility. Understanding efficiencies found when using saved views for rotating plans, automating plant labels and managing file origins and updates to the referenced file. Explore polygons and polylines, and discuss best practices for using hatches, fills, and images to best represent your designs to clients. Analyze how to successfully integrate blocks, symbols, and hybrid objects into common design processes. Register
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    Seattle User Group

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    Topics:&nbsp: - More about Sheet layers, Viewports, Drawing Templates - Member projects - Please bring a work sample! - Member discussion - Email questions/issues in advance. I can research. Register
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    Philadelphia User Group

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    Topic: Project sharing and Design Layer Viewports Comejoin the Vectorworks Philly Area User Group at our new meeting place in the theaterdistrict of Philadelphia. The Fado Irish Pub has a full menu and bar for thosewho wish to partake. We will gather in a private meeting room with a big-screenTV for our VW presentations. Our planned topic covers methods of groupcollaborations within VW drawings using both Project Sharing and ReferencedDesign Layer ViewPorts. Bring your laptops for real-time testing of networkedfile collaboration. An open discussion of VW tips, tricks, and general helpwill follow. Register
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    Chicago Spotlight User Group

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    Topic:&nbsp: The first Meetup of the Chicago Vectorworks User Group!&nbsp:There have been other user groups, but this one is dedicated to the event and entertainment industry users in Chicagoland! We are using So Midwest, Inc. as a home base but are hoping to host meetups at various locations around Chicagoland! Our inital gathering will be feeling it out, but we plan to talk about Vectorworks to Visualiser workflows while we poll the user base for topics and do some introductions! Other upcoming topics include: Custom renderworks styles Vectorworks to lighting tapes workflows Vectorworks, lightwrite and me. Vectorworks and 3d exports, why so many faces? Register
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    Santa Barbara User Group

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    Topic: Tips and tricks, new label/tag feature, and Q&amp:A!Register
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    Meet, Drink, Design Austin

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    Join us in Austin at Topgolf to learn how to simplify your workflow and bring your designs to life. Hosted by local account representative, Matthew Kuhlman, attendees will meet fellow industry professionals, network with AEC professionals in the Austin area, and practice their swing for some competitive fun.&nbsp: This event is free and food and drinks will be provided.&nbsp: Register
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    Los Angeles Regional Training

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    VECTORWORKS CORE CONCEPTS TRAINING Tuesday, September 17 – Wednesday, September 18 COURSE DESCRIPTION This is the best hands-on training option to learn how to utilize tools, menu commands, and drawing organization found in Vectorworks software. Core Concepts starts from the ground up, teaching you all of the necessary basics needed to become a Vectorworks pro. Make use of 2D and 3D modeling techniques from the start and learn the entry points and correct workflows to help master the Vectorworks platform. &nbsp: OVERALL LEARNING GOALS Drawing fast, keeping accurate, incorporating easy-to-use drawing structures, employing modern Vectorworks techniques and concepts. View the list of topics covered. &nbsp: PREREQUISITES&nbsp: Those considering classroom training must understand basic drafting concepts, such as plan and elevation projections, scale and actual size, and drawing units. Attendees must also be comfortable with operating either a Macintosh or Windows computer system, as well as understand basic mouse operations such as single click, double click, click and drag, scroll wheel, right click, and two click operations. Attendees would also need to know basic keyboarding, including use of the Spacebar, Tab, Control, Alt, Shift, Delete, Command (Mac), and Option (Mac) keys. &nbsp: &nbsp: VECTORWORKS INTERMEDIATE CONCEPTS TRAINING Thursday, September 19 - Friday, September 20 COURSE DESCRIPTION Take your Vectorworks knowledge to the next level! The Intermediate Concepts course is the best hand-on training option to help you become proficient with information modeling and integrating 2D drafting skills with 3D modeling. Learn how to extract data from any object and list the information automatically in a worksheet. Improve your workflow and graphic output of your construction documents and presentation renderings. Also, learn more about layer and class organization, as well as advanced techniques with viewports and section viewports. &nbsp: OVERALL LEARNING GOALS To employ Vectorworks conventions and concepts to incorporate the next level of information modeling into each phase of your design workflow. View the list of topics covered. &nbsp: PREREQUISITES To qualify for Intermediate Concepts classroom training, candidates must have completed the Core Concepts class within the last two years or understand all of the following topics listed below. If you feel that you do not understand one or more of the topics, we strongly recommend that you take the Core Concepts training class first, as time will not be available to cover these Core Concepts in the Intermediate class. Attendees must know basic 2D and 3D drawing navigation (e.g., panning, standard views, 3D Flyover tool, and zooming in and out), selecting, moving and resizing objects, as well as standard tool behavior (e.g., single click, two click, three click, and continuous clicking tools). Additionally, this training requires understanding, creating, and editing surface objects, as well as editing container objects such as symbols, plug-in objects, and viewport annotations. Intermediate students must also be familiar with basic CAD layout methods such as layer scale, smart cursor cues, duplicate array, mirroring, offset and aligning objects, conventions of snaps, and X, Y and Z coordinates. Also required is a knowledge of drawing organization structures such as layers, classes, sheet layers and viewports, along with understanding the purpose of the following Vectorworks software palettes: Object Info palette, Basic palette, Attributes palette, Resource Browser, View bar, and the use of the heads-up display (i.e., floating data display bar). ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Windows machines preloaded with Vectorworks 2020 software will be provided for each classroom training attendee. Workshop participants who would like to work on their own machine are required to bring their own laptop or desktop computer with the software installed. The software may either be your own registered license, or you may obtain and install a functional 30-day evaluation copy prior to arriving for the course. We will not issue refunds due to malfunctions of software installed on personal laptops. The course instructor is not available or responsible to troubleshoot or service personal laptops, nor is the trainer responsible for technical problems experienced during the course due to personal computer hardware or software malfunctions. Detailed information on how to download the software will be emailed to you and can be found in your registration confirmation.&nbsp: &nbsp: MEET THE TRAINER Donald Ward is a Vectorworks expert and lead trainer at Vectorworks, Inc. He has been with Vectorworks for twelve years, initially as a senior technical support specialist working directly with Vectorworks customers. Since 2007, he has been conducting Vectorworks classroom and online training courses at all levels. He has also presented at numerous industry events including LDI and ASLA annual conventions. In addition, Don supports the company’s U.S. sales and marketing initiatives by working with the user group community and by providing customized, on-site team training for Vectorworks clients. Register
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    Hidden Treasures Seminar

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    HIDDEN TREASURES IN VECTORWORKS When learning to use Vectorworks, or any software for that matter, we are likely to focus on learning how to use just what we need to complete a project. Over time, we may believe we know how to use the application to its fullest extent but have only scratched the surface of what is possible. In this session, the Vectorworks training team will guide you through finding those gems (tools/commands) that will make your design process more efficient. They will also change your perspective on how and when to use certain Vectorworks features that you may already use regularly. BEST SUITED FOR: All Industries Skill Level: Basic/Intermediate Register
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    Hidden Treasures Seminar

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    HIDDEN TREASURES IN VECTORWORKS When learning to use Vectorworks, or any software for that matter, we are likely to focus on learning how to use just what we need to complete a project. Over time, we may believe we know how to use the application to its fullest extent but have only scratched the surface of what is possible. In this session, the Vectorworks training team will guide you through finding those gems (tools/commands) that will make your design process more efficient. They will also change your perspective on how and when to use certain Vectorworks features that you may already use regularly. BEST SUITED FOR: All Industries Skill Level: Basic/Intermediate Register

 

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