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  1. Cool Trouble viewing weld symbols

    Hi All I have a customers drawing that I have added dim's and weld symbols to (I use Auto Cad Mech 2016), after I save the drawing and get out, my co-worker who uses Autocad Lt 2014 opens the...

    Started by rlb‎, 22nd Jun 2016 09:17 pm
    displaying symbols
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    23rd Jun 2016 01:33 pm Go to last post
  2. AutoCAD 2016 Object Enabler

    Does anyone know if there is an Object Enabler available for AutoCAD 2016 to allow me to work with a file created in Autodesk Mechanical?

    Started by jkoll66‎, 30th Mar 2016 04:04 pm
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    30th Mar 2016 05:04 pm Go to last post
  3. Pipe thread

    I have drawn a pipe in Autocad Mechanical. The dimensions of the pipe is Ø88,9x5,49. At the end of the pipe I want a 3" pipe thread (ISO 228-1). Is this possible in Autocad Mechanical? // P

    Started by Philllip‎, 21st Mar 2016 10:12 am
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    30th Mar 2016 07:42 am Go to last post
  4. Unhappy Controlling hidden lines in hide situations

    I've got a bit of a problem. I'd like to use the autocad mechanical structure to create two instances of the same assembly, one with hidden lines visible and another with hidden lines invisible....

    Started by ButterWagon‎, 22nd Mar 2016 09:27 pm
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    22nd Mar 2016 09:27 pm Go to last post
  5. mech 2013 and regen

    With some drawings regen is slow take some seconds. ..the drawings has many things inside.. I try all things but nothing i have win7 Intel 64 bit core 7

    Started by jim78b‎, 12th Oct 2015 05:19 pm
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  6. Mechanical Desktop 6

    Is it possible to somehow combine an assembly done in metric units with one done in imperial units or is it a case of "the twain shall never meet"?

    Started by ReMark‎, 23rd Jan 2014 01:42 pm
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    26th Sep 2015 08:16 pm Go to last post
  7. Copy with Base-Point problem => Leader Note

    Hi, I can't figure out how to fix this copy with base point and paste problem, I searched the forum but only found similar threads but not the one with the solution solution for me... this one lays...

    Started by Marco M‎, 7th Jul 2015 09:21 am
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    4th Aug 2015 02:28 pm Go to last post
  8. AMPP vs AMACAD tool via Customize User Interface

    What is the different between AMPP and AMACAD? I tried to bring in some tools from CUI and it shows both exact tool twice. Ex: "Break at point" there are 2 sources one is AMPP and other is AMACAD....

    Started by Sengna‎, 16th Jul 2014 01:02 am
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    4th Jul 2015 01:50 am Go to last post
  9. Acadm 2015

    I was playing with ACADM 2015 and noticed that the project manager was not there. I had worked with ACADM 2004 and 2005, and they both had a project manager similar to ACADE. Am I missing something?

    Started by JohnS‎, 9th Jun 2015 06:36 pm
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  10. How do I turn off Auto Dim

    After 10 years experience with AutoCAD, now utilizing AutoCAD 2010. I do mostly conceptual drawings. Every once in a while I accidentally get into trouble. In this case apparently I hit something...

    Started by JohnnyDean‎, 9th May 2015 04:57 pm
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  11. Messed aliases :/

    AutoCAD 2014 Mechanical When i click on SNAP TO PERPENDICULAR I get ERASE This is messed also on different computer :(

    Started by Hrki‎, 21st May 2015 03:36 pm
    • Replies: 3
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    25th May 2015 01:36 pm Go to last post
  12. Modify section line

    Is there possible to change the linetyp of a section line. I want the section line to look like a centerline. I have tried to change linetyp in proporties but the section line wont change.

    Started by Philllip‎, 1st Sep 2014 06:57 am
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    13th Mar 2015 05:28 pm Go to last post
  13. AutoCAD Mechanical 2015 Trim and Extend

    So, I know this is a long shot, but here goes. I have a number of users (myself included) who are struggling with trim and extend in 2015. We draw a line. We draw lines perpendicular to that...

    Started by JustPunkin‎, 12th Mar 2015 05:32 pm
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  14. are mechanical 2013 & full desktop 2013 drawing files compatible?

    if not, is there away to transfer files between them? thanks

    Started by michaelmcneil‎, 4th Dec 2014 02:49 am
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  15. AM Shaft calculator result box text error

    In AutoCAD Mechanical 2015 when I run the shaft calculation command the result table is filled with "variable" names as opposed to correct names. See screenshot below. That's what came out...

    Started by ConMan‎, 7th Aug 2014 05:54 pm
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    28th Oct 2014 12:31 am Go to last post
  16. Question ACMPARTREF quick find

    Does anyone know if there is a quick method of finding an individual ACMPARTREF node when you have several hundred splattered across a drawing?

    Started by Enigma‎, 22nd Oct 2014 08:03 pm
    acmpartref node find
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  17. Assigning part references to a block

    Hi all I am having trouble assigning Part References with quantities to a block. When I generate the BOM prior to blocking the objects which contain the PR it works great, but when I block those...

    Started by MisterJingles‎, 17th Oct 2014 10:59 am
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  18. Best Practice to Create Parts List / B.O.M. of 3D Model (Pipe)

    Hey Everyone Software: AutoCAD Mechanical 2014 (Product Suite) I have been trying to figure out the best way to create a Bill of Materials of my 3D Models for my Company. My Models are of...

    Started by VIC842‎, 9th Sep 2014 04:18 am
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  19. Object Properties management is switched off ???

    I want to be able to create a new layer. I attempt to open the "Mechanical Layer Manager". Instead of it opening, I get a message, stating, "Mechanical Layers cannot be used when Object...

    Started by vertical horizons‎, 29th Aug 2014 02:33 pm
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    8th Sep 2014 06:43 pm Go to last post
  20. part reference on a 3D object

    Hi All I was wondering if it is possible to insert a part reference "bullseye" on to a 3D object, I would like to use it in my blocks so I can insert the blocked fittings into an piping assembly and...

    Started by lizj‎, 27th Aug 2014 08:38 pm
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  21. How to extract VANILLA profile from ACAD mechanical 2015?

    Usually I go to options and change profile to VANILLA and click apply. But now, when I open ACAD mechanical 2015 it is still ACADMPP and all my setting have gone. Please help.

    Started by alexwilmacir‎, 21st Aug 2014 02:53 pm
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  22. Unhappy Autocad Mechanical 2014 - dim text position

    hi, autodesk eliminated the option " dim text position " to edit Dimension in autocad mechanical 2014 ? :? any way to fix this? sorry my english isn't my native language thanks.

    Started by Mastodon_38‎, 6th Aug 2014 03:34 pm
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    7th Aug 2014 07:54 pm Go to last post
  23. Autocad mechanical 2012 bom

    I am trying to create a BOM within a drawing master that when I close the drawing and re-open it will continue to add and subtract parts and other block items. My question is, Is there a setup...

    Started by mknutsen‎, 21st Jul 2014 01:38 pm
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    24th Jul 2014 02:00 pm Go to last post
  24. Accumulating quantities in my BOM

    Hi all I am busy figuring out how to produce a BOM based on our building drawings. I am able to assign part references, produce part lists and BOM's but am struggling with one thing. If I for...

    Started by MisterJingles‎, 9th Jul 2014 02:19 pm
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  25. Default AM layers edit

    Hello, how to edit and save default AM layers? I want to edit linetype and lineweight so next time when i start autocad and choose AM layers i dont need to change that parameters all the time...

    Started by Hrki‎, 23rd May 2014 08:04 am
    • Replies: 1
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    29th May 2014 02:38 pm Go to last post

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