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    3D Plant Styles in 2D Elevation

    Thank a lot Tamsin, I've found the 2D plant objects and have already incorporated one of them into my elevation! Yes, I am very much a beginner and need to improve m VW skills. I just had a quick look at the Vectorworks University and the site design course looks lie it will be really helpful. Thank-you. Steph
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    3D Plant Styles in 2D Elevation

    Hi Tamsin, Thank-you! yes, my elevation is in 2D, I have rotated my master plan, created an elevation design layer and just drawn guidelines from one side of the 'greyed-out' image of my master plan. I will check out the Resource Manager for 2D plant objects for elevations. Thanks again, Steph
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    3D Plant Styles in 2D Elevation

    Hi Benson, Still no joy, I have uploaded a test files as per your advice. The plants along my boundary line are simply plants either side of a fence on my master plan. I am therefore trying to represent these plants on my elevation in the same way as I would do if I was drawing by hand and projecting up from my master plan. Would it be helpful if I sent the elevation I am working on? Thanks, Steph Plant test.vwx
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    3D Plant Styles in 2D Elevation

    HI Benson, Thanks for your feedback. I will try the steps you have outlined. Much appreciated. Steph
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    3D Plant Styles in 2D Elevation

    Hi, I am new to Vectorworks and have purchased the 2019 VW Renderworks software to use on an iMac for garden design purposes, I am finishing off my GD diploma. I am self-taught on Vectorworks so please bear with me. I have created an elevation design layer on a 2D plan from my master plan (separate design layer), drawn guidelines and a boundary fence.The problem is I can't create 3D images from the 2D plants and trees I have used along the boundary line. I can see the 3D plant images with 'open GL preview' against the images in the plant preferences. I have found 'open GL preview' on the far right drop-down arrow at the top menu bar and after selecting this option, the screen changes colour and the 2D plant images disappear. I'm then promoted to import the resource and either preserve the file hierarchy or create a new one. I have selected preserve file hierarchy and then click on my elevation but nothing happens. Am I on the right track? Any advice would be much appreciated. Thank-you! Steph

 

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