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  1. ROBERT MAYER Architect

    Mac Pro 5.1 with VW Architect 2018

    Thanks Line-weight for this information! This is exactly what I was hoping to hear.
  2. ROBERT MAYER Architect

    Mac Pro 5.1 with VW Architect 2018

    Thanks for your feedback Zoomer ! I am just trying to find a 1 to 2 year stopgap solution until apple finally comes out with the modular mac pro. If anyone else is using a pumped up 2012 Mac Pro with VW 2018 then I would appreciate them chiming in.
  3. ROBERT MAYER Architect

    Mac Pro 5.1 with VW Architect 2018

    The Mac Pro 5.1 is from 2012 and has Xeon processors not the more recent i5 and i7 processors. So I was hoping to find out if anyone is still using one for VW2018. Thanks for responding though.
  4. ROBERT MAYER Architect

    Mac Pro 5.1 with VW Architect 2018

    Is anyone running VW Architect 2018 Vectorworks on a 6 or 12 core Mac Pro 5.1 with 4GB graphics card? I am single-family residential architect that primarily draws in 2D, however I am looking to do more 3D rendering mostly for kitchen design. I am currently using VW 2017 on my 2008 Mac Pro 2 x2.8 Quad Core and it works fine for 2D drawings. I am not a big fan of the iMac (graphics card overheating, difficult to fix) as I prefer a computer that I can tinker with and upgrade on my own. Any input on this would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
  5. ROBERT MAYER Architect

    Window Schedule - Upper Case Text

    How do you change the sash operation text in the standard VW window schedule to UPPER CASE text?
  6. ROBERT MAYER Architect

    Some walls greyed in viewport are printing black

    For some reason some walls that appear grey in a viewport are printing black. I have a "new walls" class and an "existing walls" class and only the "new walls" are printing black. I have tried virtually everything but cannot seem to figure out why. Anyone else having this problem?
  7. ROBERT MAYER Architect

    Can a hatch be greyed?

    Got it. Thanks!.
  8. ROBERT MAYER Architect

    Can a hatch be greyed?

    Is there a way to do it without using pen colors? I typically print in black and white only and was hoping I could grey the hatches by class.
  9. ROBERT MAYER Architect

    Can a hatch be greyed?

    Is it possible to grey a hatch? I want to have the hatch "brick-running bond" show up as greyed for an existing chimney but when I change its class to grey the hatching disappears.
  10. ROBERT MAYER Architect

    Wall Pattern Disappearing

    For some reason the pattern for some of the unstyled walls disappears on the screen. The pattern for the wall still shows up in the attribute pallete and when I go to move the wall the pattern appears, then disappears when I join the wall with another wall. I am running 2008 and Mac OS 10.4.11.
  11. ROBERT MAYER Architect

    Smart points snapping

    The issue is that when I try to use smart points to locate a new wall I hit "G" to activate, hit tab and then the data bar shows "L" as the first input. I tab over to "X" and input a value but when I go to place the wall I don't get a dashed line and hence smart points is not activated.
  12. ROBERT MAYER Architect

    Smart points snapping

    Hi Katie, The settings that are checked for the floating data bar are the top line of each section which I assume is the standard configuration. Note that the smart points will work with the line tool but not with the wall tool.
  13. ROBERT MAYER Architect

    Smart points snapping

    Hi All, I am having the same issue with smart points. It works with the line tool but not with the wall tool. When trying to use smart points with the wall tool selected, the floating display will pop up with "L" as the first input item compared to "X" when smart points is working properly. I tried quiting, closing, etc. without any luck. Rob
  14. ROBERT MAYER Architect

    Door ID bubble w/ upside down number

    Now I should have thought of that : ) Thanks for your help!
  15. ROBERT MAYER Architect

    Door ID bubble w/ upside down number

    One of my door ID bubbles shows the number upside down (see attached file) with the "D" right side up. Anyone have any suggestions? This ID is for a hinged door created usng the standard door tool. Thanks!

 

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