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            Vectorworks 2018 Feature Comparison

            2018 New Feature Matrix







            Enhance Your Modeling Process






            Multiple drawing views

            Direct section and elevation editing


            Improved subdivision modeling

            Improved graphical scripting with Marionette 


            Simplify Your Workflows






            Stay informed with the new Message Center

            Plug-in styles for more parametric BIM objects


            Streamlined worksheets

            Improved graphic output for architectural documents

            Improved Revit import


            MacBook® Pro Touch Bar™ support

            Streamlined drawing distribution


            Robust wall modeling options

            Better DXF/DWG image import and export

            More accessible IFC BIM data 


            Work globally 

            Enhanced Resource Manager 

            Easier title block customization


            Advance Your Site Design






            Refined irrigation layout




            Flexible hardscape joint patterns




            Enhanced plant tags




            Easier geoTIFF image import




            Direct site model contour editing



            New Foliage tool




            New import/export tree survey options




            Command the Spotlight






            New zoom option for video and blended screens




            Enhanced seating section




            Automatic truss and load connections




            New Truss Insertion tool




            New Insert Connection tool




            New product module – Braceworks*




            Share Your Vision






            Enhanced web view export


            New rendered panoramas

            Upgraded Renderworks with MAXON CineRender

            Improved Vectorworks Cloud Services 

            *Braceworks is a new add-on product module that can be added to Vectorworks Spotlight or Vectorworks Designer.


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            Updated: 24 Jul 2018 03:44 PM
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