Browsing a Plant 3D DWF in Navisworks

One of my favorite features of using Plant 3D is that the properties get published to DWF.  One of the newer features of Navisworks is that it now opens DWF files.  I ran across a little trick to be able to switch between sheets.

To open a DWF, either select DWF or All files.

 

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Then make sure you have properties displayed.

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Next go to View –> Workspace –> Windows and check Project Browser.

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Now you should see the appear.  I have my project browser docked on the left, and the properties docked on the right.

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You can double click to switch dwf sheets or use the navigation buttons at the bottom.

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You can select objects by use the select button.

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You may want to change the selection color to a color that Plant 3D doesn’t use often.  To change selection color, go to the Application Menu > Options > Interface > Selection

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Currently, I’m working on getting SQL Server set up with Plant 3D so I’ll probably be posting about that in the future.