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Creating an Isometric View of a Skewed Model

One of the new features in Plant 3D 2014 is to use a custom view to create an orthographic. Previously, we were locked into the predefined views – top, left, right, bottom, front, back.   Per the screenshot below I have created a model that has some pipe at an angle. Notice that my ucs […]

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Modifying the Pipe Gap in Plant 3D 2014

The first thing I noticed when I placed a pipe gap in 2014 is that there was no hatch on the closed part of the gap.  In the companies I’ve worked, the standard gap always include a solid hatch.   Much like the isometric organization, the orthographic drawings have a drawing that contains blocks used. […]

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Large Model Orthos

This past week, I spent some time in the Ft Worth office of Jacobs Engineering.  One of the issues they had is that they need to be able to create orthos for large models a little easier.   One of the issues when working with large models is that displaying them in a visual style […]