Jump to content

Thom

Member
  • Content Count

    528
  • Joined

  • Last visited

Community Reputation

11 Good

About Thom

  • Rank
    500 Club

Personal Information

  • Occupation
    Landscape Architect
  • Homepage
    www.ecoplan.us
  • Location
    Wenatchee, WA

Recent Profile Visitors

The recent visitors block is disabled and is not being shown to other users.

  1. I often need to work with Civil 3D import and export. I have attached three files. One is the orginal file from the Civil. The second is the file imported directly into VW. The third is a file that has taken 3 hrs to get workable. My client asked me to take the file and create a graphic. I had to completely recreate the road and grading plan as their is no way for VW to read the complete grading plan. Also, 3D symbols must be broken down. Poly line simplified considerably so VW can deal with it. 2018-10-17 BLUE WATER-PE-2.dwg 2018-10-16 BLUE WATER-PE-2.pdf Ecoplan 23b Oct.vwx McDonald align 23 Oct PLC.pdf
  2. Thom

    Road tool

    To add to this - would be nice to be able to use road sections similar to autocad. (ditches, cross slopes, curb, gutter, sidewalk, side slopes) I presently will create my own rough cross section (contour line that resembles the result I want and cut and past every 25' and modify the z component.
  3. Thom

    Irrigation Tools...So Slow!

    I am having the same issues. Dreading the start of another ballfield project.
  4. @ericjhberg I agree totally. When much of my work creates extremely large files, especially grading and irrigation. My machine is no slouch. It seems (at least in my way of thinking) that there must be a way to use less processing power. Other competing programs do not seem to have this issue.
  5. Thom

    Irrigation

    Just need to make sure additions do not require more resources. I have a new hot machine and when I get into 5 plus acre irrigation projects, the resource demand really bogs the machine down. Either that or figure out how to write more efficient code.
  6. I would like to see the ability to select a valve and have all components show selected.
  7. Thom

    Road tool

    Also, would be nice to be able to create vertical curves
  8. I would like to see the ability to change Road Grade Limits to be assigned station to station and side to side within station to station constraints. Would allow for retaining wall simulations in one spot and a graded slope in another. More flexibility
  9. Thom

    Export to Civil 3D

    I need to be able to send road layouts, lot lines, pads, etc to civil engineers who use Civil 3D. Anyone have pointers. I find it increasingly difficult to get them my planning info.
  10. Thom

    Ram and processing problem

    So what you are saying is that a quad core machine is no better than say a dual core and that processing speed is most important.
  11. Thom

    Ram and processing problem

    Can VW access more than one core on a quad core machine?
  12. Thom

    Ram and processing problem

    Here is my file DxDiag.txt
  13. Thom

    Ram and processing problem

    JIm I have been having the same issue.
  14. Thom

    Trim 3D contours

    I have a 600 acre contour map. I would like to trim the contours back to work on a specific area to lower the file size. Is there a way to do this?
  15. I would like to see editable irrigation symbols. I would like to be able to just have a pipe size numeral, not the metric ie - "in"

 

7150 Riverwood Drive, Columbia, Maryland 21046, USA   |   Contact Us:   410-290-5114

 

© 2018 Vectorworks, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Vectorworks, Inc. is part of the Nemetschek Group.

×