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  1. Many thanks for your answer @Tolu At the end what solved my problem (as you explained...) was that I saved a copy of the working file (a) as a vwx and then opened a new working file (b) and copied all elements form the copy of the working file (a) into the new working file (b) * note that the new working file is already in vwxw format. Luckily no work was lost! Thanks!
  2. @Tolu After doing an administrative release... how can user x commit once again to the PF? User x is trying to save but he gets this message: The commit operation failed because your permissions were changed or the exclusive locks on items you had checked out were released by an Administrator. I guess this is because a Administrative Release has been done. But I though the Administrative Release was in a way temporal... not permanent. What can I do so that user x once again can commit to the PF?
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    oh and one more thing... it's strange that there are literally no videos about this tool. The only one I found is this that's from the design summit 2016 presentation.
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    I've also been trying to use the tool but it has resulted impossible to do so. The elevation limits simply do not work... I created this post But then found this one which basically proves that the tool is not working properly.
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    Structural Member and Elevations

    hey @zoomer I see that you liked the post... how have you been getting on with the structural member tool?
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    Structural Member and Elevations

    Hi, I would like to know if everybody ese is having this problem or maybe I'm just understanding incorrectly how structural member work. When working in a file that has stories and levels adjusted, I create a structural member and when trying to adjust the Elevations (start bound, start offset, end bound, end offset) the structural member simply does not obey the levels I'm assigning to its boundaries. The element changes height inconsistently, this happens if the element has been drawn as a beam or column. I would appreciate if someone can tell me what I'm doing wrong or maybe it's just a bug and we need to wait for a service pack.
  7. You can assign tags to Sheet Layers but you can't search them via the search bar.... If you can't search tags or filter them, what's a tag's use? VW community users, I think this is an incredibly useful tool that should work as it does with classes and layers, please give me a hand and throw some upvotes to this thread!
  8. Hi, Vectorworks implemented search fields in many places. One of them is the ability to search sheer layers. The only problem is that one can not search a sheet layer by sheet title, one can only search by sheet number. (results only show up if one searches the by the number of a sheet layer) I think it's very important that once can not only search by sheet number but also by Sheet Title! Hope this gets implemented in a future service pack!
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    BimX for Vectorworks?

    A really great addition to the Nomad app would be a 3D measurement tool. One that would allow one to measure while viewing the model in a 3D view. The BIMx app does this very well.
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    Service Pack 2 for Vectorworks 2019 released

    Many thanks Jim! I will wait patiently for SP2 become available for the spanish version.
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    Service Pack 2 for Vectorworks 2019 released

    I’m eagerly waiting for your reply @Jim Wilson 😀
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    Vectorworks 2019 Offline Update

    @jblock how do you update the Spanish updater via the terminal? One more question, is the mac os terminal command the same as the one in your post above? When one wants to download the Generic Offline Update for VW 2019 in spanish?
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    Service Pack 2 for Vectorworks 2019 released

    @Jim Wilson,when I hit check for updates in the VW 2019 SP1 (spanish edition) it tells me that there is an update to SP2 but the updater language is in english... Do you know if there is a way to change the language of the updater?
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    Service Pack 2 for Vectorworks 2019 released

    what does this mean @Jim Wilson? is the update available for VW 2019 in Spanish also?
  15. Thanks for the suggestion @Kevin Allen, in the end what I did was I created a Subdivision Primitive as a square then gave it the shape I wanted, then increase number of iterations and then converted the subdivision to 3d polygons, then I placed all of those polygons in the DTM-Modifier class. It worked perfectly! I attach a screenshot of the result of using the 3d polygons obtained from the subdivision objet.


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