SDK:Tool Plug-in

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The VectorWorks SDK can be used to develop Plug-in Tools. These tools will be driven by the main event loop of the application- they will not run their own event loop.

This enables VectorWorks to provide some standard behaviors across all tools, for example:

  • auto zoom
  • double-click switching to cursor
  • deleting the most recent segment of a polygon, wall or other multiple point tool
  • escaping a tool to start over without finishing current actions
  • other view changes during a tool such as scroll bar keys

The main topics:


Once you have a tool plug-in project you can:

See Also

Overview | SDK:Tool Plug-in Resources | SDK:Tool Plug-in Main Function | SDK:Tool Plug-in Events

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