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  1. Using an exesting block as a template for bom

    I am trying to find out if there is a way to use an existing block as a template for a b.o.m. in autocad mechanical instead of the one generated by autocad

    Started by SENZSAY‎, 24th Jul 2013 11:01 pm
    bom, template
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  2. Parts List w/ attributes

    Hey guys, So I have only just discovered the BOM / Parts list tool in AutoCAD Mech. and am very interested in using this. The way that I currently work is by inserting a range of "stock"...

    Started by camel_racer‎, 23rd Jul 2013 01:24 am
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  3. Parts lists

    I have created a Pneumatic Schematic drawing using blocks for the variousparts with part refs attached, balloon refs and a corresponding parts list. However, Our parts list normally follow...

    Started by monkeyhanger‎, 18th Jul 2013 03:01 pm
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    22nd Jul 2013 08:15 am Go to last post
  4. How Do You Change Line Color in Parts List - Mechanical 2010

    How Do You Change the Line Color the in the Parts List? - Mechanical 2010. The existing line color is red and for other drawings, it's yellow.

    Started by gek2425‎, 5th Apr 2011 02:46 pm
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    22nd Jul 2013 06:52 am Go to last post
  5. Wink AutoCad 2010 & AutoCad Mechanical 2010 Dimension Question.

    Hi Everyone I need help regarding the following: In AutoCad 2010 when I create a dimension , I can then use snap to any part of the dimesion geometry without first exploding the dimension. For...

    Started by RODDY1‎, 2nd Jul 2013 01:14 pm
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    2nd Jul 2013 01:44 pm Go to last post
  6. IGES file INSERT

    Good afternoon all, Newbie to the forum but have been referencing it for years and usually found my answers. Currently using AutoCAD Mechanical 2012. My issue: Have recently used FARO tracker...

    Started by diggerlover‎, 18th Jun 2013 03:12 pm
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    19th Jun 2013 12:41 pm Go to last post
  7. Annotative power dimensions

    Hello all, fortunately I've not required help with autocad very often but my company has recently shelled out on the autodesk product design suite (under my guidance) and decided to put me on an...

    Started by slick_digby‎, 18th Jun 2013 10:56 am
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  8. Parts lists and Bom's

    Autocad Mech 2011 I would like to produce an assembly table that has item, qty, PART NO. Description as column headers. How do I edit the std bom table that has item, qty, name, and...

    Started by monkeyhanger‎, 24th May 2013 12:02 pm
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    28th May 2013 03:16 pm Go to last post
  9. Strange issues / 2 parts

    I am having an issue when I select Line, Polyline, Circle, Rectangle and then my cursor is jumpy. Like it is slow and jumping to a grid. I am not using a grid and I have checked all that I can think...

    Started by Handiman‎, 10th May 2013 03:52 pm
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    20th May 2013 06:14 pm Go to last post
  10. autocad mech 2007

    Hey guys... I could have sworn I have done this before, but cannot remember how. I am using mech 2007, but my boss loves his LT98. He wants to be able to use his 98, and I want to use the mech. ...

    Started by Djohnson101‎, 30th Apr 2013 09:19 pm
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  11. Dimbreak symbols?

    Is there possible to use dimbreak on symbols (welding, surface texture etc.)? Maybe this can be solved in some other way? // Philip

    Started by Philllip‎, 31st Oct 2012 02:49 pm
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    29th Apr 2013 09:04 pm Go to last post
  12. Measure script

    Hi all I'm wondering if there is a script (I dare not say LISP as I have never used LISP routines) which can simplify my life a little. Our company manufacture and sell modular buildings, our...

    Started by MisterJingles‎, 3rd Apr 2013 12:35 pm
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  13. Measure a distance

    Hey. Can you tell me what is the command to measure a distance in autocad mechanical?

    Started by rafaelrafa10‎, 12th Mar 2013 11:03 pm
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    12th Mar 2013 11:09 pm Go to last post
  14. Is there an "unfold" symbol in Mechanical?

    Hi, On this topic I'm having a small problem (running AutoCAD Mechanical 2013). I have the folded and unfolded drawing, but in need to insert the "unfolded" symbol. Does ACAD MECH have it in a...

    Started by BUrBaKy‎, 9th Mar 2013 09:23 am
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  15. Materials selection in acad mechanical fea2d

    The materials selection table in ACAD Mechanical 2D is woefully inadequate. For instance, the list of aluminum alloys shows no listing for something like 2024-T4 which has a Yield strength of...

    Started by RBPrice‎, 22nd Feb 2013 09:51 pm
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  16. Embarrassed About dimensions en distance

    Hi all, I have a question about the drawings above. When I meassure the distance between two points, it meassures exact 78mm wich is correct. But when I want to 'draw' the distance with the...

    Started by stef_r‎, 5th Feb 2013 11:34 am
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  17. Autocad Mechanical 2013 Power Dim Text

    I am power dimensioning items on a drawing. With these dimensions I need to add other text and I would like for all the text to be together but on seperate lines. Would be at least 3 lines of text....

    Started by harley558‎, 25th Jun 2012 07:44 pm
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    19th Oct 2012 10:00 pm Go to last post
  18. How do i make Title Block for my Drawing?

    Hello fellow kindly direct me on how make Title Block for my drawing.Thanks

    Started by Realg2010‎, 24th Dec 2010 01:36 pm
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    7th Oct 2012 01:24 pm Go to last post
  19. Mechanical Desktop 6.0 PP SP4 Assistance needed

    To start. i know I am way behind the times. I don't like change. Using MDT6PP on Windows Vista. Installed with fresh install, installed all service packs. I create a 3d widget. I wish...

    Started by brian3163‎, 12th Jul 2012 10:24 pm
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  20. Mechanical 2012 Offset command problem.

    It doesn't allow offsetting a selected object anymore?.. My old routine was 1. Select an object 2. Enter Offset command 3. whatever 4. Exit Now when I start Offset command it deselects my...

    Started by Asterisk‎, 6th Mar 2012 03:29 pm
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    29th May 2012 08:03 am Go to last post
  21. Question Amballoon

    Just learning the functionality of this command; it seems pretty useful. I'm running into a problem with the balloon scale though. My balloons are too small. I can change them one at a time by...

    Started by NoelStalker‎, 12th Apr 2012 06:59 pm
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  22. Ribbon Question

    I am trying to get my Section Panel to appear in my ribbon, for some reason I'm not getting it to move at all. It is curnently located in the Contetual ribbion panel, whatever that is. Pleasse...

    Started by CADGUY7779‎, 22nd May 2012 08:24 pm
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    29th May 2012 07:48 am Go to last post
  23. Steel Shapes from the Content Library - Is there BS EN Standards?

    I am trying to find blocks in the Content Library for BS standards, such as Parallel Flanged Channel etc.. for some reason AutoCAD Mechanical does not seem to have these blocks. Can anyone tell me...

    Started by Ste1978‎, 4th Jul 2011 10:00 am
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    29th May 2012 04:04 am Go to last post
  24. AutoCAD Mechanical 2012

    When I go to put content in a drawing, it tells me that the content path cannot be found, or has be remnamed or moved. It just worked afew days ago and now it tells me this. Does anyone know anthing...

    Started by CADLee‎, 5th Apr 2012 03:33 am
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    15th Apr 2012 12:42 am Go to last post
  25. AutoCAD2009Help.zip File

    I have created AutoCAD2009Help.zip file that is self extracting. It is totally free for anyone to use at their own risk. I created this file to help folks that are running AutoCad 2009 mechanical and...

    Started by Beegone‎, 2nd Apr 2012 09:44 pm
    • Replies: 4
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    3rd Apr 2012 07:33 pm Go to last post

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