Plug-Ins

Older plug-ins can be found here


Here are the current plug-ins. All plug-ins are in the format provided by the original author. Theses files may be plain text, compiled tools or VW drawings with scripts. Note when version information indicates VW 12.0 or higher it may be that the author has not indicated the version of the tool. We will indicate VW 12.0 or higher when no other information is provided. Try the tool on your version of VW and it may work.

Weight Info 2013

Updated for VW 2013. Assigns a material type to objects in the drawing then calculates their weight by Paolo Marcuccetti. Version 12.0 or higher


See below for prior versions.

Bande D'éveil De Viligence

A tool to indicate tactile areas for the visually impaired (warning strips.) Currently French only

Bus Stop

A plug-in to depict signage/markings for bus stops


connectCAD

connectCAD adds specialised tools to Vectorworks for designing IT networks, broadcast and audio-visual systems, and provides a full workflow solution for all phases of a project.

Doubles

A collection of three tools to draw double polygons, circles and rectangles by Petri Sakkinen VW 2008 or higher

Plane Mode

These menu tools allow quickly changing all entities in a file to either screen or layer plane. Petri Sakkinen VW 2011 or higher

Wall Opening

A tool to create several styles of wall openings. When a door is too much this tool fits the bill. Creates openings with various top shapes. Even creates round openings. Petri Sakkinen VW 2008 or higher

Create list of Classes

A menu item that will export a text file with a list of the classes in your drawing sorted by the order they were created by Jonathan Pickup. VW 2010 or higher

Toggle Layer Options 2010

A menu item to toggle Show/Snap/Modify Others or Active Only  snapping modes based on the current Unified View status by Jonathan Pickup. VW 2010 or higher

Weight Info 2010

Updated for VW 2010. Assigns a material type to objects in the drawing then calculates their weight by Paolo Marcuccetti. Version 12.0 or higher

See below for prior versions.

Insulation Simple Rectangular PIO

A rectangular PIO to draw various styles of insualtion by Mike Moore. VW 2008 or higher.

Internal Elevation Marker

A tool to denote internal elevations on plans by Mike Moore. VW 2008 or higher.

Utility Scripts

A collection of five scripts. 1: De-extrudes extrusions. 2: Increase/Decrease extrusion. 3: Switch group visibility setting. 4: Switch line weight display settings. 5: Unfold profile section. See documentation for more information  . Version 12.0 or higher.

Internal Elevation Marker

Typical marker for interior elevations by Mike Moore. Version 12.0 or higher.

Weight Info

Updated for VW 2009. Assigns a material type to objects in the drawing then calculates their weight by Paolo Marcuccetti. Version 12.0 or higher

Beam Above

A linear PIO to depict simple beams in both plan and 3D model view. By Patrick McConnell. Version 12.0 or higher.

Line from Midpoint

This menu command lets you pick two points then begin drawing a line from the mid point between the points. Handy for drawing centerlines. By Katerina Panagiotakis Version 12.0 or higher

Drawing Label Object

A drawing label object. Allows for multiple scales. Open source code to encourage customization by others. By Mike Moore

Detail Reference Box 2

A detail reference tool. Open source code to encourage customization by others. By Jonathan Pickup and Mike Moore

Text Extrude

Text Extrude creates extruded text in one step. Converts from truetype to polyline, ungroups and extrudes. Add this to your text or Model  menu. By Bob Wagner. Version 10.5 or higher

Text in Circle

Text In a circle. Edit text, Drop shadow and shadow colour, Text inside or outside circle, Text facing in or out, Circle showing or not. Add this to your tool palette. By Bob Wagner. Version 10.5 or higher

Passage Piétons

Draws a 2d crosswalk indicator for street layouts by Sylvain Jacquemet. Version 12 or higher

Gazon

Draws a line of 2d grass. Handy for elevation drawings. By Sylvain Jacquemet. Version 12 or higher

Star Tool

Creates 3d models of star forms by Bob Wagner. Version 10.5 or higher

Fastener

Creates a range of 3D bolts and screws and various detail by Bob Wagner.
Version 10.5 or higher.

Center Mark

Adds a center line to all circles on the active layer by Bob Wagner.
Version 10.5 or higher.

3d Dimension Conversion

Converts Dimensions into 3D objects ready for your Isometric dimensioned view by Bob Wagner. Version 10.5 or higher.

Prefix Classes

A menu item to rename all classes in the drawing with a user selected prefix by Patrick Higgins VW 11.5 or higher.

Adobe Illustrator Importer (Demo)

A menu item to import Adobe Illustrator into Vectorworks by Paolo Marcuccetti. Complete version available in the Market.

Benchmark Text Tool

Create benchmark reference text based on the pages origin by EJ Armstrong VW 12.0 or higher.

Rectangle to Wall

A tool to allow creation of walls by drawing rectangles by Francesco Bellazecca VW 12.0 or higher.

Rectangle

A tool to draw rectangles. Allows more options than the standard

tool by Katerina Panagiotakis. Updated for VW 12.0 and higher

Toggles

A set of menu commands to toggle various settings such as: show others in groups, full screen cursor, view lineweights, view color and view page boundary by Katerina Panagiotakis. VW 12.0 or higher

Book Shelf Tool

A set of plug-ins to fill shelves with Books, CDs, DVDs or VHS tapes by Paolo Marcuccetti. VW 12.0 or higher

Group to None Class

A menu commands to create a group from selected objects in the none class by Katerina Panagiotakis. VW 12.0 or higher

Rectagon

A tool for drawing rectangles by Patrick Higgins. VW 12.0 or higher

Viewport in None Class

A menu commands to create a viewport in the none class with a rectangular crop with no line visible by Katerina Panagiotakis. VW 12.0 or higher

NACA Airfoil

A tool to draw a NACA 4 digit airfoil by Norbert Bruggen VW 12.0 or higher

Coordinate Dimensions

A tool for coordinate dimensioning by Juan Carlos Fabbiani VW 12.0 or higher

Redraw

A menu command to redraw the screen by Katerina Panagiotakis 

Updated for VW 12.0 and higher

2D/3D Plant

A tool to create plans models by Paolo Marcuccetti. 

VW 11.0 or higher

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