Optimize Your DWG File Exchanges for Site Design

Hosts: Robert Anderson, RLA, ASLA, Robert Anderson Landscape Architect

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As a landscape design professional, you know what it's like to utilize software that isn't engineered and designed to work for you. In this one-hour, LA CES PDH-approved webinar, you'll discover the practical value of industry-specific software that includes tools and features engineered for the landscape design professional. Join Robert Anderson, PLA, ASLA, principal of ROBERT ANDERSON | landscape architect, as he not only discusses best practices for collaborating between Vectorworks Landmark software and AutoCAD, but also illustrates time-saving tips and tricks you need to elevate your business. Attendees will walk away with immersive knowledge on how to employ layers and classes, import and reference files, and much more.

Learning Objectives:

  • Observe best practices for importing and referencing files, including understanding similarities to Xref and using saved views for rotating plans, perfecting plant labels and managing file origins and updates to the referenced file. 
  • Compare the uses of layers and classes for greater flexibility and stacking in your workflow.
  • Explore polygons and polylines, and discuss best practices for using hatches, fills, and images to best represent your designs to clients.
  • Analyze how to successfully integrate blocks, symbols, and hybrid objects into common design processes.

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