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Getting Started Guides for Vectorworks
These guides are designed to provide you with a strong base as you learn to use Vectorworks to design, communicate and document the ideas that you are passionate about. The Guides are free video tutorials and you can choose the versions from 2016 onwards. Each video tutorial will take you through the format and available features.
This guide will walk you through the overall user interface, mouse interaction and document organisation. In addition, it will also introduce you to the basic use of tools and commands in the software.
This guide will take you through the use of the core architectural tools and introduce you to key concepts ranging from the uses for classes and layers to symbol types and publishing your projects.
In this guide, you will be introduced to many of the Landmark design tools. Starting with Plants, you will learn how to use the Plant tool and configure Plant Definition settings and graphics.
Bryan D. Goff, a Vectorworks user, demonstrates how to use the various irrigation tools available, to create effective irrigation designs. You will be introduced to all of the irrigation tools and their settings.
You will be introduced to the many design tools available with Spotlight and we will also explore preparing a project for export to Vision as well as review the capabilities of the various Cable tools available in Vectorworks.
Rendering in Vectorworks
From configuring Renderworks Cameras and applying basic render modes to lighting and texturing, this guide will give a good base for exploring the power and capabilities of Renderworks.
Additional Help Online
The first place to check for Help, is the inbuilt help file, within your Vectorworks application.
Find answers to the most common technical questions; watch video tutorials and tech tips in one place.
Vectorworks Community Board
If you have a Vectorworks question or need of advice about your industry, most likely a Vectorworks specialist has already posted the answer for you.
View images from Vectorworks users from across the globe.
Vectorworks Student Portal
Resources and latest news pertaining to our student users.
Vectorworks YouTube Channel
Vectorworks YouTube channel has numerous overviews and how-to videos available for viewing.
Vectorworks Service Select Portal
Additional learning resources and preferred support status for subscribers of Vectorworks Service Select available here.
Join experts across various industries and get up to speed with design trends, new technologies and dynamic workflows. In just one hour, you can improve your design process and learn innovative ways to express your creative vision. Watch Webinars here. Upcoming online training events.
Free Resene Colours
The latest Resene colours can now be downloaded directly from the Resene web site in to your Vectorworks colour palette.
The Resene Range is an ideal resource for use with the enhanced Cinema4D rendering capability in Vectorworks 2012 through to 2017 and will allow all designers the opportunity to produce stunning designs for their clients.
Download and installation instructions are available here.
Updated Sept 2016.
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