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Kevin Allen

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  1. The braces are likely simple extrudes. More complex if you really need the hardware and not just the 'look.'

     

    The tent shapes are also really easily done as Sub-Division models.


  2. 4 hours ago, Rob Books said:

    Vectorworks libraries>Objects - Ent Event> event tents.vwx.  There is an array of typical tents in there or you can look at how they were created to make one that fits your needs.

     

    That said, it would be great to have specific manufacturers and rental houses inventory available with associated data records.

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  3. 9 hours ago, Kevin McAllister said:

     

    The management of sets is currently a bit of a disaster. If you rename a sheet in the current system, the publish dialog "loses" it. I'm not sure why, since managing them should be based on their unique IDs not their names.

     

    If we were given Layer Folders, which have been requested in the past, it might make all of this process easier. Publish could remember Layer folders instead of or in addition to individual sheets. If a sheet was added to the Layer Folder and that folder was present in a saved set, the sheet would be publishes when that set was published.

     

    Kevin

     

     

    Layer Folders?

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  4. So, I think this boils down to two enhancement requests for the publish command.

     

    1. There should a "Batch" option (much like the Batch render command) to simultaneously publish several different sets. This milky means another pane in the Publish dialog to select 'saved sets' the than just sheets and saved views.

     

    2. When creating a new Sheet Layer or a new Saved View there should be an opportunity to add those sheets/views to saved publication sets. Currently the sets have to all be redefined to add content. This would be similar to creating new design layers or classes and adding to (or excluding from) exiting SLVPs. This new functionality should also be accessible via the Organization dialog?

     

    Do these need to be two different enhancement requests?

     

 

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