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Loading Equipment with CADWorx Plant

Pretty frequently  we get asked how to load equipment in CADWorx Plant.  Today I’m going to walk through how CADWorx get’s loaded into AutoCAD.  To learn how this works we will discuss the support file search paths, and files that AutoCAD loads automatically. Since I am a big fan of knowing why things work, we’ll […]

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CADWorx Properties Palette Update

Over the last week, the CADWorx Properties palette was updated to be backwards compatible to AutoCAD 2007.  Previously, we had made it compatible back to AutoCAD 2009.  We found a simple fix to make it compatible with AutoCAD 2008.  However, we couldn’t find a good way to get 2007 to work reliably, so we added […]

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CADWorx 2011 New Features Video

A video demonstrating the new features for CADWorx Plant Professional, and CADWorx P&ID Professional has been posted on our YouTube site. Check it out below: Also we’ve posted a video of another new feature we are adding, the NOZZLEATTACH command: As always trying to keep you informed on the latest CADWorx news! I’ve included the […]

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Converting an existing 3D model into CADWorx Equipment

Files for post: Today’s topic grows out of a discussion held at CADWorx University 2010 between my esteemed colleague, Kyle Pope and edit: the Canadian “an esteemed Canadian colleague” Rod Abbott.  They were trying to decide the best way to put nozzles on existing equipment.  I happen to have my own take on that particular problem. […]

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Online Help

  As many of you probably know, Autodesk made Online Help available in AutoCAD 2011.  However, you may not have known that online help has been available for CADWorx for quite some time.  Here are the relevant pages: For online Plant help: http://www.coade.com/uploads/cadworx/plant/ For online Steel help: http://www.coade.com/uploads/cadworx/steel/ For online Equipment help: http://www.coade.com/uploads/cadworx/equipment/ and for […]

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CADWorx Updates Page

Recently due to increased hacker awareness, the page link for the downloads for CADWorx 2010 has changed.  We want to make sure CADWorx users are aware of this change. As always you can go to www.coade.com and visit the downloads page: But if you want to bookmark the links, here they are: Download a fresh […]

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Changing the Default Nozzle in CADWorx

In CADWorx Equipment, when you place a nozzle, out of the box it comes in as a 4″ 150# RFWN.  What if you use 90% Long Weld Necks?  What if most of your nozzles are a 300#?  What if you are putting a 2″ nozzle in w/ a 3/4″ coupling for a pressure tap?  Let’s […]