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  1. I am new to the rendering/3D modeling aspect of Vectorworks but Im having trouble with textures. I have a wall where my siding is shown correct and is vertical. I duplicated and edited that wall type to add CMU. On this new wall, the siding is horizontal. I don't understand why or how it changed when I duplicated it from a wall that had vertical siding. I also don't know how to fix this. Also another texture question. When I added texture to my roofs, it appeared on the underside and I couldn't figure out how to make it show on the exterior, top side.
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    HELP Kensington Expert Mouse Users

    If you set the bottom two buttons to "auto scroll" which is under more/navigation. You can hold them down while moving the trackball to zoom in and out. By far, my favorite way to zoom. I am SOOO happy I went through the settings once more and I found it. The mystery command that two Kensington tech support people said didn't exist
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    HELP Kensington Expert Mouse Users

    Hmmm. Okay. Well thanks Bob. Good luck with the TrackballWorks update!
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    HELP Kensington Expert Mouse Users

    Hi Bob, Thanks for the profile suggestions and replying to my post. I will have to spend a little time familiarizing myself with the VectorWorks board. I quickly created an account as a last ditch effort yesterday to try to solve my expert mouse issue. I'm on OS 10.11.6, VW 2017 and Trackball Works 1.3.0. I just updated my OS and Trackball works after this problem started. Restarting was the first thing I tried and it help. Are you familiar with the zoom function that I referred to though? Holding down both bottom buttons and using the track ball to zoom in and out? Are you able to walk me through resetting the buttons to function that way? Kensington tech support told me the function I'm describing never existed which is beyond frustrating. They helped me set up another way to zoom using the control button and scroll wheel but I don't like this at all.
  5. Up until yesterday I was able to hold down my bottom buttons and move the track ball to zoom in and out. Suddenly this function was not working anymore. After two unsuccessful and frustrating calls to Kensington Tech Support I thought Id reach out on here to see if any VectorWorks/Kensington users are able to help. I have updated my trackball works software, uninstalled and reinstalled, also called VectorWorks tech support which confirmed it was not a VectorWorks issue.


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