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Please change the wording 'Ignore Source User Origin' to something more obvious

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'Ignore Source User Origin' can be thought of as 'Link or Reference models Origin to Origin', like in another well-known BIM authoring tool. 

 

When ticked, Vectorworks references files together by internal origins (the blue marker at the centre of the model), and not via the coordinate system established by the user origin.

 

It is an extremely useful way to link/reference files together reliably and avoids the problem that arises when viewports shift or disappear because the user origin has moved due to someone importing a DWG directly into their file...

 

It does rely on a reliable and consistent project start-up procedure; discipline; standards; resisting the use of the 'recommended' option to import DWGs 'centred on import'; defining the project origin properly; and setting up project templates, (all of which you should all be doing anyway...) but if all files share the same internal origin relative to the model/plan/elevation/section/detail, etc, then ticking 'Ignore Source User Origin' will link files together by virtue of the internal origin and not the coordinate system defined by the user origin.

 

However, can we politely request that you re-phrase this term and use the term 'Reference Origin to Origin' or similar instead?

 

Grazie.

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