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John Meunier

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  1. Thx for the suggestion @bcd Unfortunately this isn't the best solution, but a good workaround. We will give it a go. Maybe someone somewhere has a script to batch export design layers? 🙂
  2. Hi Pat, Unfortunately I need access to the angle / rotation of the wall to set a range of values. The goal would be to visualise walls drawn slightly out, currently we use a worksheet. Wall Rotation.vwx
  3. Wondering if any one has a script to automatically create a saved view for each design layer? I have 500+ design layers I need to publish as a PDF, in lue of making a sheet layer w/ viewport for each or a manual save view.
  4. Hello All, In VW2022, It appears that Walls are missing from the 'Objects using Parameter'. Is this a bug? Will walls be added? I am looking at getting the 'angle' property to have a Visualization of walls that are rotated between ranges.
  5. Any others having the same issue? Bug submitted today, happens on Mac and windows here. Environment Vectorworks Version : v2022 SP1.1 (619242) Vectorworks Product : Design Suite, Renderworks Operating System : Mac OS 11.6 iMac, 27-inch Mid 2015 3.3 Ghz Quad-Core Intel Core i5 16 GB 1867 MHz DDR3 AMD Radeon R9 M290 2 GB Bug Title Curtain wall Bottom Offset fails to extend the wall below 0 from 0 and freezes the application. Bug Description Editing an existing curtain wall to have a bottom offset below ‘0’ to be a negative number fails to generate and freezes the application when the bottom offset is at 0. If the Bottom offset is a positive number, then going below 0 the wall will generate. It only occurs when the bottom offset is set at 0 to start. Steps to Reproduce 1. Open a blank file, draw a standard wall, or a curtain wall from the start. 2. Change the standard wall type to a curtain wall. 3. The bottom bounds should be set to layer elevation. 3. Edit the bottom offset of the wall to be a negative number below 0. 4. Application freezes, requiring a force quit. What is the expected (correct) behavior? That the wall will move in the desired direction without freezing. What is the current (bug) behavior? The application freezes.
  6. Any one have an update to this out of curiosity?
  7. @JMR Thank-you, Yes it did I just missed the file previous, thx for your quick response 🙂
  8. @JMR Are you able to repost the file?
  9. Position: full time, Monday to Friday 8AM to 4:30 pm. Looking for Vectorworks user looking for fulltime employment, prefferable coming into the office but will consider remote employment. Thomas Drafting Inc. is a small, Mission-based company. We work in architectural drafting & design, mainly Multi-Family, Apartments and single-family projects. Working alongside other architectural firms, developers, and homeowners. Requirements: Experience in the residential market Experience in Vectorworks a must. We do not use Autocad. Registration with the AIBC, or ability to register an asset Skills: Working knowledge of the current BC Building Code Experience with 3D PLA printing Ability to prepare complete BP document packages Ability to prepare complete DP document package Project management experience. Ability to coordinate with consultants ie Structural, landscape, Electrical, Mechanical, Civil Review and critique preliminary and completed plans from other members of the design team Proficient verbal and written communication skills in English. If interested in working from our office, please submit through our website application, Application Form: https://www.thomasdrafting.ca/contact/careers/ Thank-you
  10. Hi John,

    Do you use the elevation benchmark tool in 2019 ?

    It seems to be broken. Not sure why. 

     

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    2. Btreen

      Btreen

      That's how I set drawings up too - Geodetic. There are issues with that too.

      Yeah, it seems this is document related. I see it more than one document though and I'm not sure what has changed to cause it.

      Strange. If I find out why, I'll let you know.

       

    3. John Meunier

      John Meunier

      Like wise, I will keep an eye out for it.

    4. Btreen

      Btreen

      It looks like they work in section viewports but not "elevation" viewports.

      This is new for 2019.

      What a waste of time

       

       

  11. @markdd Your right, but they do not work when the layers are referenced into a new project using Layer Reference.
  12. Hmm, This technology sounds like a direct VR link could be in the future? Sending the workspace to a headset, even allowing basic editing or texturing in VR.
  13. Would be great if Data Tags could be used in annotations for elevations and link to the windows and doors to call them up in Elevation when the project layers are referenced.
  14. Hi @Nikolay Zhelyazkov Yes, That's the setting I missed thank-you.
  15. The stake objects for the DTM allows users to choose which units to display, this functionality should be added to the elevation benchmark tool. (And Record Formats & Data Tags) Attached is a screenshot or of the current elevation benchmark, and a portion of the Stake Object showing the ability to choose units.
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