Questions specific to the AutoCAD Mechanical and Mechanical Desktop vertical products go here.
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...
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...
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.
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...
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.
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...
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
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...
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....
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...
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...
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"?
I know I can link an excel spreadsheet into Autocad, but is it possible to have an excel spread sheet linked to the BOM/parts list that can be created in autocad mechanical (2012 version)?
Is there any way to rotate the surface texture text?
Hi .... I am new to autocad mechanical and i want to learn 2d & 3d concepts through video tutorials. Can anyone please provide me some materials from which i can learn. It will be of great help.
I have been trying to figure out what the connection difference to AutoCAD mechanical the viewports really have.
We all run 2013 AutoCAD Mechanical.
Some users use the ribbon...
My object is drawn correctly in model space.
I attempt to dimension it in paper space.
If I use the Power Dimensioning tool, my dimensions come in incorrectly.
However, if I use DIM > HOR or...
Can someone hellp with cam design, i need to design a cam but i know just tracker movement h=10mm
transmission angle= 55 degree
and how i can change dimensions from inch to mm....
I am trying to hide a specific object that is a part of other layers. I do not want to hide other layers or have this line hidden in other view ports. Is there something that can be done?
I am having difficulty changed the tolerance font colour from the default green to black. I have tried adding "\C##" as a suffix to the dimension style which isn't doing anything. Does anyone know of...
Some of you may have been looking for a way to append pipe lengths to the end of your custom (pipes) content. Just a few weeks ago, we were able to solve this long lasting issue...
I have drawn up a moment and deflection line for a beam and it seems that the titles in the table are German??
I cannot seem to find the settings where I can change this.
I have done...
you would do a great job helping me if you could, I need tutoring with auto cad mechanical for a college course plz help im facing so much trouble (i can hardly draw a 3d object) :(
I use to do my dims in paper space.
I fell into the ways of others and have done it in model space for sometime now.
Now I want to apply the dimensions in papers space but they show the wrong...
I have inserted a part reference (AcadMech 2011). But I am not able to snap to the insertion point of it.
Doesn't the PartRef have snap point(s)?
Or am I missing something?
I am not a very...
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