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Editing and Deleting Nozzles in Plant 3D

Deleting and editing a nozzle sounds like a simple task (and it is!), but the first time you try editing a nozzle, you may find yourself having difficulties finding out how.  Most people who are experienced in using AutoCAD have set search pattern to look for how to find a method to edit objects.  That is great […]

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Inserting Equipment

On the forums this week, we ran into an issue inserting equipment from another drawing.  Sometimes when you insert the equipment, it doesn’t show up in your model.  The workaround is pretty simple, thankfully. Wrong With these settings you’ll get nothing at your cursor to insert. But the block is actually there.  We should set […]

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Adding Custom Equipment to the Plant Menu

One thing I love about Plant 3D is that it is design to be really flexible.  A frequent request we get is, “How do I add my custom equipment to the default Equipment library?”   The secret lies in the catalog folder C:\AutoCAD Plant 3D 2013 Content\CPak Common\equipment.  You can put the catalogs on the […]

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Nozzle Reports for AutoCAD Plant 3D

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Creating a Nozzle Report

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Creating a Nozzle ReportOne client asked how to create nozzle reports in the Report Creator.  While you can easily print out a list of nozzles, the out-of-the-box setup doesn’t give you a way to view the Equipment tag. Special thanks to Ken Fauver for coming […]