Learn how to export and import.
The Export Menu is located in the Application Button Menu. From this menu you can export information out of the software into different formats.
YARD: This option exports your design into a format that can be opened by the YARD app.
AutoCad DXF: This option allows you to save the 2D view of your design into the .dxf format that can be opened by AutoCAD software.
2D Image: This option exports the 2D view of your design as a graphic file in the .jpg format. This is a generic graphics format that can be viewed and printed by any computer with Windows. This option allows you to send an image of the 2D view as a plan to customers and print shops.
PDF: This option exports the 2D view of your design as a graphic file in the PDF format file.
NOTE: It is not possible to export 3D geometry.
Choosing My Content from the Export Menu allows you to create a Content Package containing your Save Files, Templates and Screenshots.
You can choose to send whole folders or individual files. This allows you to transfer files to another computer or Member.
Data: Favorites and Auto Favorites
Objects: Custom items saved to the Library
Projects: Projects saved on the computer
Templates: Saved drawn items or groups
User Settings: Customized settings such as configuration menu and construction defaults
Upload Videos to YouTube
Choosing Upload Videos to YouTube from the Export Menu will open the Media Viewer. From here you can send your videos recorded in the software to YouTube.
Select the video you would like to upload and press the YouTube button on the right.
The Import Menu is located in the Application Button Menu. From this menu you can import information into the software from different formats.
YARD Design (Vip3D Only): This option will
import a design created in YARD.
My Content: This option will import a My Content package created through the Export My Content option. You can choose to import any or all of the files in the package.
AutoCAD File: This option will import an AutoCAD File into thee software. This file must be in the DWG or DXF formats.
For more information see Importing AutoCAD®.
SketchUp File (Vip3D Only): This option will import a SketchUp File into Vip3D.
For more information, see SketchUp.
FBX/OBJ File (Vip3D Only): This option will import a FBX/OBJ File into Vip3D.
Insert Background Image: This option will import a background image into Vip3D. The image may be .bmp, .jpg, .png, .tga, or .tif file format.
For more information, see Background Image.
Insert GIS Image: This option will import a GIS Image into Vip3D.
For more information, see GIS Aerial Imagery.