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SeanR

Plant problem with georeferenced drawing

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I have started to use the Georeferencing tools in VW 2020.
I have followed this thread which had some good information.

https://forum.vectorworks.net/index.php?/topic/66659-gis-stake/

I am able to geolocate my site and place stakes and they have the correct eastings and northings.
What I then do is 'Set the user origin to match the Georeferencing coordinate system', so that my user coordinates and eastings and northings match.
When I do that all appears fine, until I place a plant into the drawing. The plants don't appear where I place them, but a very long way away from my site.
When I 'set user origin to internal origin' my origin changes back to what it was previously and plants get placed in the drawing at the position I placed them.
I'm not sure if it is a problem with a georeferencing setting somewhere or a bug. Anyone able to provide some assistance?
Attached some screenshots for reference.

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Hi @SeanR,

 

this sounds like a known problem of Vectorworks 2020 SP2. The plant tool misbehaves when the user origin is changed.

 

can you confirm that it works correctly if you don't change the user origin?

 

a fix for the issue i'm thinking of will be released very soon.

 

Regards,

Vlado

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Hi Vlado,

yes, the plant tool works correctly if I don't change the user origin.

 

regards,

Sean

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Hi @SeanR,

 

great. a patch for this will be released very soon.

 

Regards,

Vlado

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I'm having a similar problem with the plant tool.  I had to set the user origin to 0, 0 to get the plants to show up where I clicked.

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