Would like comments on the above two products--trying to decide which to move to.

Background:

I've used AutoCAD for years and am getting proficient at SketchUp but need a program that does more seamless integration between 2D and 3D, along with less tedious planting plans. I've been using a trial of VectorWorks which is good and seems to have many users and a lot of training. But like the idea of using AutoCAD and SketchUp based products, such as Land F/X, since I already know them rather than moving to a different platform.

I'd appreciate any thought

Tags: F/X, FX, Land, Landmark, Vectorworks

Views: 252

Replies to This Discussion

I can't comment on Land F/X, but the planting tools in Vectorworks are pretty robust, thought from AutoCAD, it would be quite an adjustment. That said, I only use VW for plan view stuff and not for an integrated 2D/3D environment. The output is not that appealing, and the navigation too clunky and more difficult than SketchUp, so I end up going back and forth anyway. Let me know if you have any Vectoworks-specific questions, I'd be happy to try and help. 

RSS

Blog Posts

Drafting Tips: Boosting AutoCAD Productivity with Tool Palettes

In an office, design staff must ensure that project…

Continue

Posted by Nicholas Buesking on February 7, 2016 at 9:00am

Putting the Public in the Right of Way: Streets as Urban Open Space

American cities are in the…

Continue

Posted by Nate Cormier on February 5, 2016 at 8:47am

Latest Activity

Jim Del Carpio replied to Young Z's discussion 'California Supplemental Exam'
"In case anyone else is interested. The source to study and references: Pass the CSE for L.A."
11 hours ago
Tosh K replied to adam dinn's discussion 'Land Reclamation'
"Context?  This is a very broad and vague questions. In the us it is sometimes required for…"
21 hours ago
A blog post by Nicholas Buesking was featured
yesterday
Nicholas Buesking posted a blog post
yesterday

© 2016   Created by Andrew Spiering.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service