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  1. There seem to be two ways to attach IFC data to wall styles but one doesn't seem to work. In the attached screenshots the two ways are shown. I know that Replace IFC data should be checked, so that is not the problem here. Do others experience this as well?
  2. Hello, Usually I make elevations by creating section viewports en using renderworks as my background render mode. Since VW2022 windows look very strange in these viewports. Here is a comparison between VW2021 and VW2022: These are the render modes from top to bottom: Hidden line OpenGL / Shaded Renderworks (Realistic Exterior Fast) All classes are set to visible, yet in VW2022 some parts of the window are not rendered. I think this is a bug, or did something change in VW2022 and do I have to do something different to render correct elevations? Any help would be great! window tool renderworks v2021.vwx window tool renderworks v2022.vwx
  3. What would also be great is if we can control the 3D-appearance of windows/doors with materials instead of classes. Materials have to be fully integrated in Vectorworks or they are quite useless in my opinion.
  4. The links to the files don't seem to work. Could you please share them again? Would be very helpful!
  5. In the 'Define Material' dialog box are four tabs for entering data. In the Construction tab I can select a classification standard. I can choose between OmniClass and Uniclass. Can I add a custom classification standard to the list? The Vectorworks help says But I can't find any instructions, my Libraries/Defaults/Classification folder is empty. Does anybody knows how this works?
  6. @DomC Thanks for your help, it works very good now. This node makes it so easy to parameterize complex geometry (like this aluminium frames), great work!
  7. Hello Dom, In a project I'm working on, this node could be very useful. For now it only seems to be working with generic solids, is that correct? And is there a node available that can convert geometry to a generic solid? As you can see in the attached example it creates holes in the object when the control geometry consists of solids (not generic solids but extrudes, etc.). 201012 Reshape node question.vwx
  8. Hi, As a Vectorworks Service Select member I use cloud publishing a lot. Lately I started noticing that the changes that I made only appeared in my PDF-drawings after publishing two or three times. When you select Store and process on Vectorworks Cloud in the publishing dialog, it always asks to save the file first before publishing. That makes sense, because I want my latest changes to appear in my PDF's. But I think the problem is that the publishing starts before the upload is finished. Does anyone else have this problem?
  9. I managed to make a working Marionette example. The network checks if a three dimensional line intersects a NURBS surface. Marionette Network can be found here:
  10. Version 1.0.0


    Description This node calculates where a line (not a line segment!) and a plane intersect. Input / output The plane is defined by its normal vector and a point on the plane. The line is defined by two points. The output point is where the line and plane intersect. Example Usage The example in the file combines the node with the Get Distance node to check if a three dimensional line intersects with a NURBS surface. This network can be used to create several simulations that can answer questions like: Do sunrays reach a balcony? Is the church tower visible from a window? Etc. Script is based on: https://rosettacode.org/wiki/Find_the_intersection_of_a_line_with_a_plane#Python The node uses numpy. Thanks to DomC for creating a numpy importer node. Niels Timmer March 2020
  11. Hi all, In my model I have a straight three dimensional line (3D polygon) and a solid object (extrude or generic solid, for example). Does anyone know how I can determine if the line intersects/crosses the 3D object? I hope someone can help. Best regards,
  12. @Marissa Farrell The problem disappears when I restart my computer/VectorWorks. I don't have a file (yet) where I can reproduce the problem. Or are you interested in any file where this problem occurred? @Stephan Moenninghoff Yes, using the menu instead of the keyboard shortcut will not break undo.
  13. Hi all, When I'm working with the Marionette-tool, very often I get these problems: The OIP does not update when I select different objects. I can only change properties this way: right-click > properties Cmd + z doesn't take me one step back, but a lot of steps. Meaning that cmd + z very often erases my work for the last hour. Redo doesn't work. Edit > Undo doesn't have this problem. Are others also facing these issues? I use Vectorworks on both MacOS and Windows, the described problems occur on both operating systems.
  14. Hi, I made a simple Marionette Object where I use this node. When I click on 'Select Symbol...' nothing happens. Could you have a look at the file I attached? Thanks in advance, 191202_SelectSymbolFromFolder.vwx
  15. Yes, it would be great if this would be resolved. I had the same problem:
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