Vectorworks Fundamentals 2020 is Vectorworks basic CAD software package, offering superior 2D and 3D capabilities and an intuitive, easy-to-use modeling and documentation platform. The solution works the way designers think, enabling them the freedom of artistic expression through the development and documentation of each project. There's so much to explore.
Efficiency and productivity are critical, and you need the right tools to help you achieve your goals, on time and on budget. Enhancements in Vectorworks Fundamentals 2020 help you seamlessly collaborate with others and streamline the creation of presentation drawings and construction documents, letting you work faster and be more productive than ever before.
Customize Your Drawings With 2D Components For Hybrid Objects
You've made the move to working in 3D. Now, optimize that effort by efficiently creating 2D drawings from your 3D and BIM models. With the new 2D components for hybrid objects capability, Vectorworks putting you in complete control of the detail level your symbols and plug-in objects display. Simply right-click to edit the detail and display of any 2D/3D hybrid object so it draws exactly as you want in plan, elevation, and section views.
Easily Create Concept Layouts With Image Effects
Now you can accomplish mainstream image editing right inside of Vectorworks. You don't need to export your designs to other editing applications such as Photoshop or Illustrator. The new viewport image effects work with viewports and imported images, which lets you prepare your presentation boards in the same software you used to create your designs.
This command allows you to convert imported image files into snappable vector lines.
Enhance Your Modeling Process
Vectorworks Fundamentals 2020 gives you more opportunities than ever before to optimize your modeling process. No matter your project type or size, Vectorworks provides you with intuitive and robust modeling functionality to help you save time and deliver exceptional results.
Create Remarkable Presentations With New Clip Cube Options
You asked for it, and now you can use the clip cube on sheet layer viewports. And, unlike other applications that have limitations on the visualization of clip cubes, Vectorworks enables you to use clip cubes in any rendered view or style, giving you the efficiency and capability you need to create remarkable sections, elevations, and presentation drawings.
Speed Up Your Modeling Process With Subdivision Iterations
Vectorworks continued to refine the ease of use of our subdivision feature, built on Pixar's OpenSubdiv library. A new setting in the Edit Subdivision tool gives you the ability to quickly see how subdivisions will look with one to five subdivision iterations being performed, making it possible to go from generic form to your desired result much faster.
Enjoy Exceptional Quality
Vectorworks know you love the innovative technology They've delivered in the past, and Vectorworks strives to provide the top-notch quality you expect across all Vectorworks products. With Vectorworks Fundamentals 2020, they've listened to your feedback, and they've doubled down on many under-the-hood improvements that you're sure to notice when you experience the latest version for the first time.
Multiple-Core Support For The Vectorworks Graphics Module
The Vectorworks Graphics Module has been enhanced to use intelligent on-demand object tessellation for loading only geometric objects that need to be shown. This enhancement significantly speeds file and view loading in Vectorworks files of all sizes.
Improve Collaboration With Better Dwg Imports And Exports
When you collaborate with others, you expect the information you share is accurate and easy to manage. With enhancements to the layer and class mapping for DWG imports, you'll enjoy a quick import process that doesn't require manual effort to rename and organize the DWG file information. A new purge option lets you delete empty layers and unused objects for a cleaner import. And, new options give you more control when exporting images, fills, and tiles resulting in higher-quality DWG exports from Vectorworks.
Work Faster With The Vectorworks Graphics Module On Sheet Layers
The Vectorworks Graphics Module is an exceptional screen-drawing technology that makes it possible for you to enjoy smooth, fast, and reliable generations of drawing and model views while you're using Vectorworks. With this latest release, your project's sheet layers now benefit from optimized, multi-threaded technology for use with advanced GPUs. As a result, there's no performance difference between panning and zooming in a sheet layer compared to a design layer.
Improve Navigation With Layer And Class Filtering
Searching through long lists to find the layer and class you're looking for is a huge pain. In Vectorworks Fundamentals 2020 you can instantly find what you're looking for by typing in a keyword search or using filters to display classes and layers based upon specific properties. Being able to work with filtered lists, and instantly search to find classes or layers, will significantly improve your productivity.
Easily Handle Changes With Improved Chain Dimensions
Take advantage of new capabilities with Vectorworks dimensions that enable you to simultaneously add multiple dimensions in a chain dimension and quickly split a chain dimension in two, so you can more efficiently handle changes with your design dimensions.
Take Control With Improved Flyover Sensitivity
With Vectorworks Fundamentals 2020, you now have easy access to settings for controlling the Flyover tool sensitivity, so you can stay in complete control of your 3D flyover.
Clip Cube Viewport Option
Layer and Class Filtering
Vectorworks Graphics Module Support for Sheet Layers
Details and Callouts
Support & Maintenance
Vectorworks Fundamentals 2020 includes 12 months FREE technical support directly from Vectorworks. Vectorworks Technical Support is available to all registered users by fax, by e-mail and by phone from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm EST.
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