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Getting Started with Fasttrack

When you first get Fasttrack, you may be wondering how do I start using this tool effectively? This article will cover the basics of running the setup of Fasttrack in Plant 3D, some of the properties that are automatically added to help Fasttrack work, and some ideas for best practices. When you first create a […]

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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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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 […]

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Fasttrack Plant Commands

  FASTTRACKPLANTSTARTUP PICKELEVATION SETPARTSIZECURRENT SETPARTSPECCURRENT SETPARTLINECURRENT SETPARTALLCURRENT ROUTETOOFFSET CONVERTTO3DCONTROLVALVE EQUIPMENTSUBSTITUTEBLOCK PIDTO3DLINEGROUPSYNC FASTTRACKPLANTSETUP AUTOSWITCHPALETTES SHOWSPECVIEWER ALIGNVIEWCUBETOPIPE CLEARPLANTLOCALDATACACHEONSTARTUP COPYPIPE EXPORTPROJECTTOZIP EXTRACTPROJECTZIP EXTRACTPROJECTZIPANDOPEN LINEGROUPSYNCTAGS ORIENTATTRIBUTES POPULATEPROPERTIES SETPROJECTTEXTSTYLE USERLOGGINGENABLED LISTUSERLOGS ASSIGNSPECPROPERTIES USEPNIDSPECPARTS SHOWOUTOFSPECPARTS USEENDTYPES IMPORTEXCEL UPDATEEXCEL EDITEXCELSYNC LINEGROUPVIEWER PURGEPNPSTYLES RESTART UPDATEPROJECTPROPERTIES ENABLEPROJECTSETUPWATCH RENAMEPROJECT EDITSELECTIONLISTDISPLAY EDITSELECTIONLISTSYNC CLEARSELECTIONLIST SELECTIONLISTEXPORT SELECTIONLISTIMPORT SELECTIONLISTSYNC UPDATESELECTIONDISPLAY SYNCSPECLISTFROMPLANT AUTOSYNCSPECLISTFROMPLANT FASTTRACKPLANTLICENSE FASTTRACKPLANTLICENSEINFO BATCHORTHOUPDATE UPDATELINEPROPERTIES BATCHLINETAGTRIMUPDATE OUTOFSPECGRAPHICCOLOR FASTTRACKUPBATCHUPDATEPROPERTIES

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Fast Track User Logging

The Fast Track User Login allows the user to easily log all the users that have worked on the project in which the log users is enabled. The first step will be to go to you FT manage tab in the ribbon Then you will go and select the LOG USERS command under the settings panel. […]

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FastTrack Align View Cube Tool

Sometimes we need to re-align an angled section of our Plant 3D model when creating an Ortho view. ECAD Inc.’s Fast Track plug-in for AutoCAD Plant 3D has a tool that does this for you. Re-alignment is accomplished through the use of the “Align View Cube” tool found on the 2D Fast Track tab of […]