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Hi everyone,

 

I'm working on commercial plans for ~80 flats. My vwx file consists in : one layer with viewport on an other vwx document with the plans of the building, and one presentation layer with all the presentation boards. I would like to export these presentation boards in a flattened version, with exploded viewport to get their 2d in lines / polygons to a dwg document.

I tried to convert the viewport to segments/polygons but I loose informations during the process, like walls disappearing.

 

Any idea ?

 

Thanks.

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I wrote an article in AECBytes.com on this way back in 2006.  No longer available on the site, but still available on the Internet Archive Wayback Machine.

 

https://web.archive.org/web/20130425125248/http://www.aecbytes.com/tipsandtricks/2006/issue7-vectorworks.html

 

 

The basic Idea is to scale the viewport to 100% before you Convert to Polygons.

 

I don't know what the best way to do this for multiple viewports on a single sheet would be.

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Would exporting the viewports to a dwg file help??

you can also convert your viewports to polygons or polylines.

Edited by Alan Woodwell

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Export the sheet layer as DWG with "Export Viewports as 2D graphics in Model Space" checked

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