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Plant 3d 2018.1 Update Project Recycle Bin

I’ve been finding little goodies all over the place in the 2018 update 1.  Today’s post is about the project recycle bin. Now when you remove drawing from a project, you get asked to move it to the project recycle bin.  This keeps the file on the windows network, but removes it from the project […]

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A360 – Sharing Plant Content

When configuring a project to use A360 content in AutoCAD Plant 3d 2017 or 2018, your setting will not save unless there is already plant content in that folder location. If the change option is available, and you select it, you will get asked if you would like to copy content to that location.   […]

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Copying Specs in AutoCAD Plant 3D 2017.1

One new workflow introduced in the 2017.1 update is that you now need to use the project manager to copying specs to a project. Changes to the spec folder using Windows Explorer are no longer recognized, but using the project manager will update the spec list and reload the current spec.

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Fasttrack Plant 1.0.17018

We have an update to Fasttrack Plant available in the store: Fasttrack Plant The following changes were made: 1/18/2017 Fixed bug when cancelling the spec objects in P&ID Added Item Code property to project configuration Added SETPROJECTBYBLOCK to modify all project blocks to BYBLOCK color

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Plant 3D 2017 Ext 1 Update

We have had issues with clients being able to run FastTrack Plant on Plant 3d 2017 Update 1. The fix is here: https://knowledge.autodesk.com/support/autocad/downloads/caas/downloads/content/autodesk-C2-AE-autocad-C2-AE-2017-exchange-app-autoloader-hotfix.html    

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Skey and Spindle Relationships Plant 3D

In order to customize the operators for valves on isometrics, you need to understand how the configuration for symbols is configured. First, you can configure the valve skey either in the catalogs or from the model directly. To see the relationship between valves and their operator skey, you have to open the IsoSkeyAcadBlockMap.xml in the […]

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PT15439-Plant 3d Expert Q & A

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series Autodesk University

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series Autodesk UniversityThis past November, I had the opportunity to partner with Jason Drew answering questions at AU 2016. I wanted to take a minute to write up some of the class notes. The class is posted at AU Online here: http://au.autodesk.com/au-online/classes-on-demand/class-catalog/2016/autocad-plant-3d/pt15439#chapter=0 where you can see the […]

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Fasttrack Plant 1.0.16299

We have a new build of Fasttrack Plant in the store, 1.0.16299. We removed the deploy scripts button (which wasn’t working and was for a feature we are not using). Also, we added a prompt during project setup so that the nominal spec is only filled in if you select yes during the fasttrack project […]