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Renaming a Project

Since the Plant Store is open, we have some plugins that will be available over the next few weeks.  The first plugin that is available is Rename Project.   Originally we posted on the subject here: http://www.pdoteam.com/2011/11/changing-the-project-name-in-plant-3d/   and here: http://www.pdoteam.com/2011/11/changing-project-names-in-plant-3d/ Now we have the plugin in the Plant Store here: http://apps.exchange.autodesk.com/PLNT3D/en/Detail/Index?id=appstore.exchange.autodesk.com%3aprojectrename%3aen View the Video […]

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Changing Project Names in Plant 3D

I wanted to make a quick extension of some other locations where the project name is stored.  We talked about changing a project name in a previous post. In addition to changing the project name in the project.xml and the part databases, you should probably change it in the project part xml files as well.  […]

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Getting Started Videos for AutoCAD Plant 3D and AutoCAD P&ID

A good question came up from one of our users the other day.  He asked, “Where can I find a list of all of the videos the help files reference.”   Thanks to Eileen Foran who provided me with the link! Check out the full list here: http://docs.autodesk.com/PLNT3D/2012/ENU/plant/pip/ap3d_movielist.htm They have posted several great how-to/walkthrough style […]

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Changing the Project name in Plant 3D

As many may know, there isn’t a way to change the project name via the UI.  However, there is still a way.   To get to where the data is stored, we will need some tools to open the SQLite database.  If you are using SQL Server, you’ll have an easier time because you have […]

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Automate Tagging with Autogen Properties in AutoCAD P&ID

One feature that has quickly become a favorite of mine is automatically incrementing tags on equipment and valves in AutoCAD P&ID.   Overview An autogen property is a value that gets incremented automatically as items are added.  For example, for those who want each valve to have a unique id, an autogen property would be […]