Some enhancements that occur are so small that they don’t get mentioned in new feature lists. I ran across one such enhancement recently. I had griped about not being able to pick a location when clicking the plus grip from a tee. In 2012, you always had to pipe from the center of the main […]
I spent the past week in the Baton Rouge office doing some Admin training on Plant 3D for some clients. The next few posts cover a couple highlights for some issues that we were able to solve. Personally, I love getting face time with day-to-day users. I always learn something and invariably we all come […]
Recently in a training class, I found out that you can use script with the Report Creator. A user asked how to convert decimal numbers to feet and inches, and while seeing how the 3D Parts report was setup, I ran into scripts. Scripts lie in a gray area about half-way between real programming and […]
I have a new favorite SQLite editor now. I found an app called SQLiteMan. It has a much better UI than the SQLite Explorer which I was using. Here’s some screenshots. Currently it doesn’t have a Windows installer, but I may see if we can help them build that. To view the data, you can […]
I updated our engagements list to include socket weld engagements. Let me know if you need other engagements and where to find them. When building new threaded or socket weld items, it’s good to use a standard engagement depth so that your model looks consistent. Your cut lengths will also be more consistent.
We recently have run into an error that prevents Plant 3D from starting up. Users will try to start Plant 3D and a fatal error will occur similar to the one below. This particular error has a simple fix. In your local user data folder, the GraphicsCache contains content that create this error. In […]