Saturday, March 23, 2013

[Archoncad] Weekly Digest Email 17 (blogs and movies for Vectorworks)

This week I posted the following:

Vectorworks Landmark Tutorial Manual for Vectorworks 2013 Announced

I'm pleased to see that Nemetschek Vectorworks have announced my new Landmark
Tutorial Manual for Vectorworks 2013. All the movies in this manual have been
updated for the new version of Vectorworks. The feedback from this manual has
been very positive. Users are getting up to speed in a week with this

Landmark_SIG_022 Special Interest Group March 2013

The consensus for today's special-interest group was to look at Renderworks
styles and lighting. Renderworks styles were introduced in Vectorworks 2012 and
they allow you to create a rendering style with lighting options, quality
options, and background options, and then save those settings. If you store the
Renderworks style in your library, you will be able to access the style in every

New 'Yontoo' Adware Trojan Targets Major Browsers on OS X

Russian security firm Doctor Web this week highlighted a new trojan (via The
Next Web) affecting OS X systems and which installs an adware plug-in capable of
injecting ads into users' browsing experience.

As with other trojans, this new Yontoo malware relies on tricking users into
installing the package, which in this case masquerades as a movie trailer video

Book Review - Vectorworks Essentials Tutorial Manual 2013

The fifth edition of my popular Essentials Tutorial manual has been out for a
little while now, but i found this review of the manual posted on my friend's
web site yesterday.
This morning, I thought I would review Jon Pickups's excellent book
“Vectorworks 2013 Essentials”, it's the first in the series and probably the
one [...]

BIM_SIG_019 Special Interest Group March 2013

In this session we looked at two main areas of Vectorworks. The first area we
looked at was Constraints. Vectorworks has several constants that you can use to
set up relationships between objects. The other areas we looked at were the
Reshape tool and the Move by Points tool.

epodcast173 - Property Line on Site Model

I saw a discussion recently on the Vectorworks community board where a
Vectorworks user was trying to get an outline of the property onto the site

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