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Where’s my pgp?

Last week I mentioned the pgp file, but I forgot to explain what it does.  PGP is what is known as a program parameters file.  AutoCAD reads the first acad.pgp file it finds in its search paths, and uses that to make commands available as keyboard shortcuts. Search Paths You can open the pgp file […]

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ECAD CADWorx Database 64-bit

With the help of Rod Abbott, we’ve been able to fix up the ECAD Database for CADWorx to run on 64-bit.  For those of you who are curious, this is a compatibility issue we had to address.  Incidentally, the code posted will fix the out of the box database for CADWorx too. #If VBA7 Then […]

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PIDSORT

I’m willing to bet many of you have never heard of this command.  Well, it’s a dialog added in 2009 (I think). It allows you to assign an order number to the valves.  In case you’re wondering (or have to use this in a query/report somewhere) the Order Number column uses the CW_RES_03_ field in […]

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Checking for CADWorx*

Today’s post is one that I’m shocked I haven’t written already.  A while back I was pondering how to load my shortcuts for P&ID and not for plant.  I tend to have a complicated setup since I use CADWorx, but also have to teach/demo CADWorx.  Personally, I like the ribbons, but the bulk of my […]