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  1. 3D collision detection, excellent, that would make BIM-life so much better, sometimes it is hard to keep on top of making sure what you design in 3D actually is not interfering with each other. Basically, say cubes don't intersect, for example 3D object relations tick box etc. I read your post, but I thought my post falls into a similiar catagory like your post. Cheers
  2. Hi there, yes the need for speed, I think that would be awesome, in my opinion the single most important thing really for future VectorWorks editions. What about file size? I guess that too, I mean a small detailed 3D eg kitchen takes easly 60MB! If one day it will be only max 6mb, I believe editing & any handling would be faster. Cheers
  3. Hi Tim, I did submit one issue to Maxon, eg when a light source in VW is made into a symbol, then in C4D the instance is not referenced to the light source, so you have to manually do that in C4D. Make sure you visit from time to time the Maxon download section, as soon as the latest patch is made they will publish it to download. Regards Andreas
  4. Hi Tim, ComputerWorks Germany offers a download for the VW08 >> C4D http://www.computerworks.de/Downloads.402.0.html?&L=0 Patches CINEMA 4D Exchange-Plugin: download for mac "Export aus VectorWorks 2008" download for win "Export aus VectorWorks 2008" Cheers & have fun ;-)
  5. thx, works pretty good, this effect makes sense for computer monitors as well ...
  6. hey, with the 3d power pack you can create a light beam volume, then create a transparent bright mirror texture and place a spotlight with same direction, i tried it, looks ok, the problem is that it is not easy to creat a glowing/illuminating texture, use the "loft tool" to create out of a duplicated light instrument (ungroup/ungroup) >nurbs to 3d locus point the volume of a light beam >>glowing/self illuminating textures should be a wish list item ... i will put it on next year anyone has some tips to create such textures ???
  7. i had some blend edge difficulties with object created out of high resolution polylines, a good tip: before changing a polyline to a polygon, change under file>>vectorworks preferences 2d conversion resolution to low, medium etc. then advance your 2d base to 3d (eg extrude) after that preconfiguration, a complicated 3d object seems easier to blend edges like you want them to be blended
  8. amawork

    VW 10

    so true kevin, users seem to forget, the FREE 3D PowerPack ... that came with the VW9 upgrade VW9 was worth buying and VW10 has many outstanding features to make it another bargain at these low upgrade prices ... a must buy, for productive cad workers
  9. I am a fan of the new "3d power tools" altough I wish more acuracy with the blend edges tool, since that tool is really great, but with rounded or more complex forms it seems that it rarely works, it is hard to explain, but I guess you guys know it, when making a complex polyline then extruding it, then the blend edge tool is is not working with it. will this stay like that in vw10 ? or vw11 is the sm lib the reason why it ain't working ?
  10. I am a fan of the new "3d power tools" altough I wish more acuracy with the blend edges tool, since that tool is really great, but with rounded or more complex forms it seems that it rarely works, it is hard to explain, but I guess you guys know it, when making a complex polyline then extruding it, then the blend edge tool is is not working with it. will this stay like that in vw10 ? or vw11 is the sm lib the reason why it ain't working ?
  11. hello, i guess it will soon work with 9.5.1 and the version 10.5.1i need to say vectorworks is the best cad program i know of, wtg vectorworksbut till the next releases i got cpu power to render - so here my question to you:i was wondering if you can suggest a dual processor enabled render software ?- what about maxon?- or lightwave7? thanks for tips regards
  12. mikeBthanksfor this good tip i will try it
  13. hi mikeBI was also finding myself not happy with the sharpness of the rendered product,you said "change the pixel dimension"where can I find that great function ? thanks for the tip
  14. thanks katie, i think it worked best regards andrew
  15. it is on Windows NT4,which is even stranger, please help if anyone got vw9 and can print on desk jet 1100c please let me know, then the problem is solved almost ... thanks
  16. Did someone in the Tech Sector hear aboutnot being able to print from VectorWorks 9on the above mentionend printer ? Well the printer was printing from VW8 and is printing now out of MSFT Word without any problems. After creating a simple rectangle in a new document and printing it out , only white paperwith no print came out of the desk jet 1100c Any suggestions ?
  17. thx for the tip, Hmmm I should have readthe "read me file" best regards
  18. how can I install the dongle driver from a9.5 cd ?I know that the cd 9.5.1 will install it, butI can't wait till the release of 9.5.1 Where can I download the driver ?How do I install it on a mac running os X Where can I find the setup information on the nemetschek web site ? THX for your help
  19. how can I fix the problem on that G3 mac with running mac os 8, do I have to setup the mac os again ?
  20. hi forum, i would like to know a technical fact about os mac 8, i was a long time win user now learning about the mac os. so there is that guy that tried to install vw9 on a os mac 8 ! (it didn't work - as written on cd !) so after that he tried to run his older version of vw version 8.5 again and he could not open it anymore. so after installing vw8 again still no running vw program. my question: is it technically possible that a vw9 installation on a mac os 8 overwrites any mac system files and makes vw not run anymore ? I don't think so ! if that's true just don't answer this post here, thx and a happy new year all

 

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