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Single Flange Insertion in AutoCAD Plant 3D

A common misconception about Part Insertion in Plant 3D is that flanges are always inserted with a mating flange.  This would mean  to insert one flange without its mating flange, we would need insert the flange and then end the command to delete the mating flange. While this isn’t difficult it does interrupt workflow. Thankfully, […]

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Adding External Drawings To AutoCAD Plant 3D

I had always assumed that drawings have to be in the project structure in order to be included in the project.  Recently I ran into a little trick that really helps solve some issues.   Here’s the scenario: we had a client who wanted to use some outside files in the project, but who didn’t […]

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Large Model Orthos

This past week, I spent some time in the Ft Worth office of Jacobs Engineering.  One of the issues they had is that they need to be able to create orthos for large models a little easier.   One of the issues when working with large models is that displaying them in a visual style […]