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  1. If your model was created in Vectorworks Architect, then almost all your objects will automatically obtain IFC data. IFC is a neutral exchange format that will export geometry and quite a bit of data attached to it. Use the command File:Export:Export IFC Project to create an IFC file. This can be imported by your compadres using Revit. There will be quite a bit of clean-up.
  2. Use the Export IFC Project to export to Revit.
  3. If you're trying to combine a large number of e.g. lines / arcs into a polyline perimater, select one of your lines and choose "Select Connected Objects" off the Edit menu. Then choose Compose off the Modify menu. You can do this a few times and reduce the number of elements in your drawing.
  4. When you say, " it possible to link “Marionette” and XX", what exactly do you mean by "link"?
  5. This is a Custom Stair, which is considered a Legacy tool. Add the Custom Stair back to your workspace. I've attached a little example VWX file. custom_stair_example.vwx
  6. By "Standard" I mean, do the interiorcad plug-ins use a standard plug-in parameter record. (I know that they are not "standard" in the sense that they are developed by Vectorworks Inc.)
  7. If the Interiorcad objects are standard Vectorworks PIOs, then the answer is yes.
  8. No reason why not. Just create a viewport, give it some nominal layer and class visibility settings, and put your standard notations (drawing label, title block) in the Notations group. You can copy and paste it like any other Vectorworks object.
  9. Yes. It kind of makes sense, since you can mix-and-match viewports (drawings) of different scales on a sheet. I usually put mine just below the drawing label.
  10. The title block exists on the sheet, which has a 1:1 scale. (The viewports on the sheet each have their own scale property.) If you don't want to put the scale bar in the Design Layer, you can put it in the notation of the viewport, where it will display correct scale.
  11. Hi antonf26, Do you mean you want the text size of the scale bar to change? The scale bar itself, of course, is necessarily drawn at world scale. The actual disstances and markings on the bar ought not to change!
  12. ThreeDot, that is true, if you want to dimension in an isometric view. You will need to use planar graphics and dimension on the cardinal planes. But anything projected onto the sheet plane can be dimensioned, of course, 2D or 3D.
  13. Version 1.2.0

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    Added an Image Scale factor, just to aid tweaking....
  14. Font sizes for dimensions / note objects can be set in Advanced Viewport Properties. I do not know the effect on witness lines. A good general rule for dims and notes is this: If the dims / notes show up on more than one sheet, then they belong in a design layer (and may require a class to control their visibility). If they show up on only one sheet (as in e.g. a detail view), then they belong in the Viewport annotations, which are instance-specific to the viewport.
  15. Version 1.0.0

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    This is a path-based MariObject that creates a panel with image graphics. Can be used as a wall hanging, etc. The boundary can be any shape. The object scales an image resource to fit the control geometry. Also, it attaches a record that reports on area, overall height and width, etc. NOTE: this is all standard Marionette nodes, but uses a Fill node that is not standard (at least until next service pack). I found some bugs in the script of that node and we've got them in the buglist.

 

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