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  1. Elec Device Load Categories

    I have my own tool palette set up for elec devices. as of now when i insert a device (receptacle, light fixture, etc.) the load category comes in as undefined. I would like to have it so that...

    Started by Bharlow1986‎, 18th Apr 2014 05:38 pm
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  2. Creating attribute blocks for a device??

    I am trying to create a switch tag that comes in when i bring in a switch device. I have gone thru numerous creating att def's and property sets but im still not exactly sure of the easiest way to...

    Started by Bharlow1986‎, 6th Mar 2014 10:48 pm
    • Replies: 9
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    Yesterday 01:53 pm Go to last post
  3. "Rotated Dimension" - Tab

    I am looking to see if anyone has had this issue with dimensions. I add a dimension to my drawing, select it to stretch by grips and my UCS rotates to some odd angle. I am no longer able to stretch...

    Started by ahebert‎, 28th Mar 2014 03:51 pm
    • Replies: 2
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    1st Apr 2014 04:16 pm Go to last post
  4. Circuit numbers dissapearing

    Hi, I'm running Autocad MEP 2014...My question is about electrical symbols and circuiting...We received a drawing that was all done using the MEP symbols and circuit manager...We did not get the...

    Started by Jessica28‎, 12th Mar 2014 01:00 pm
    • Replies: 2
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    19th Mar 2014 10:11 am Go to last post
  5. AMEP Display configurations & set

    Hi, I am slowly learning Autocad MEP but I am having a lot of trouble getting mvparts to display properly. When building new mv parts I make one block that is 3D model of the a/c unit and I make...

    Started by FLJ‎, 18th Feb 2014 05:47 am
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  6. Add 1/8 Bends (45 Degree Turns) to No-Hub Cast Iron and PVC DWV Pipe Part Routing Pre

    I'm using AutoCAD MEP 2014 x 64. I would love to add 1/8 bends and 45's to the pipe part routing preferences for cast iron no-hub, and PVC DWV. I can only manage to get 1/4 bends to associate with 90...

    Started by galdimechanicalscorp‎, 4th Feb 2014 07:59 pm
    1/8 bends, 45 turns, pipe part routing
    • Replies: 2
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    19th Feb 2014 07:51 pm Go to last post
  7. Smile Pipe Design Tutorial

    Hey Guys, I'm looking for a basic pipe design/layout tutorial. I have a basic understanding of AutoCAD and I'm looking to improve the quality of my DWG's I'm looking for a basic tutorial to show...

    Started by johnny13‎, 23rd Jan 2014 02:30 pm
    • Replies: 7
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    24th Jan 2014 12:23 pm Go to last post
  8. autocad mep vs revit mep

    Hi everyone. New to this site. I currently work for a full mechanical contractor who is currently looking into stepping up there drafting program. Currently we are using an old version of software...

    Started by 408z28‎, 19th Jan 2014 09:03 pm
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    23rd Jan 2014 12:00 am Go to last post
  9. program question

    I know this is probably not the right place to post. But do any of you know anything about east coast program for duct and pipe that use autocad mep. Looking for pros and cons. Thanks

    Started by 408z28‎, 22nd Jan 2014 01:36 am
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  10. 3D Flange Bolt Holes in AutoCAD MEP 2013

    I am trying to show the bolt holes in flanges. I would like to know if this is just a setting that must be turned on in AutoCAD or if I need to make the bolt holes myself. If I need to make them...

    Started by mong0038‎, 17th Jan 2014 11:42 pm
    3d pipes, bolts, flange
    • Replies: 4
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    18th Jan 2014 05:43 pm Go to last post
  11. conduit connectors shown as 'not connected'

    When join two sections of conduit (same size, same connection type, same plane/elevation) I am still getting the yellow triangles with the exclamation point inside, telling me that the 'conduit...

    Started by Ravenstown‎, 17th Jan 2014 03:53 pm
    • Replies: 1
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    18th Jan 2014 12:52 pm Go to last post
  12. TEMP Routing Preference

    I'm using 2014 MEP AutoCAD to model storm pipe. Every time I try to add pipe there is a prompt wanting me to choose a part. I've been able to get rid of it by going into the routing preference and...

    Started by Epicurwin‎, 17th Dec 2013 04:05 pm
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    11th Jan 2014 07:55 am Go to last post
  13. Smile Hide ceilings Autocad MEP 2014

    Hi everyone, Just wondering if it is possible to hide (trim out) the T-bar ceiling grid, when it is under the actual ductwork. CDJ

    Started by CDJ3410‎, 2nd Jan 2014 12:24 am
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  14. Embarrassed Section MV parts in Autocad MEP

    hi everyone, hope someone can help. I am using Autodesk MEP 2014. I have made an AHU by using MVparts, and am now trying to generate a section through the AHU and the associated ductwork. ...

    Started by CDJ3410‎, 28th Dec 2013 08:39 am
    mvpart, sections
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    30th Dec 2013 02:11 pm Go to last post
  15. Drawing vertical risers from a sloped line

    I drew out a sloped vent line and have all my branch lines with 90s looking down, however when I go to draw that vertical riser from the fixture or underslab piping the riser kicks out at a funky...

    Started by hobkyl‎, 27th Dec 2013 12:12 pm
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  16. Recomendations for a new Workstation (laptop)

    Any recommendations for a new faster laptop. I am currently running a 2 1/2 year old dell M6600, I7 processor, 16g ram, ssd, AMD firepro M8900 (fire GL) graphics card. I am currently working on a...

    Started by farmboypeter‎, 21st Nov 2013 10:42 pm
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    23rd Nov 2013 05:07 pm Go to last post
  17. How do I display certain ducts in certain viewports?

    I have a number of ducts in my drawing. Some of them are at a certain elevation, while others are not. I can not display all of these on the same layout as it becomes too messy. How can I make one...

    Started by Siberian‎, 15th Nov 2013 01:50 pm
    • Replies: 5
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    21st Nov 2013 10:34 pm Go to last post
  18. Question Schematic in MEP - how add own blocks

    Hi guys, I work with AutoCad MEP 2014 not so long. I try figure out how connect my schematic blocks legend with AutoCAD MEP library. Is somebody here who is drawing schematics in MEP? Tomorrow...

    Started by ineedCAD‎, 12th Nov 2013 07:29 pm
    autocad, autocad mep 2014
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  19. unknown commands

    when I try to match properties or other basic acad commands it says unknown command. When I go to cui load it does not show cuix's in file location. I am running acad 2012 MEP

    Started by _Anthony‎, 8th Nov 2013 03:03 am
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    8th Nov 2013 03:54 pm Go to last post
  20. In Need of Viewport Help

    putting together a drawing of a 3 story building with 3d mechanical systems on ech floor how do I set my viewports in layout or paper space to only show an individual floor. normally I would build 3...

    Started by farmboypeter‎, 15th Oct 2013 11:17 pm
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    7th Nov 2013 04:46 pm Go to last post
  21. NWC not found

    In both my 2012 and my 2014 MEP when I try to nwc out it states it is not found. I have used it many times before in 2012, but have not since I installed 2014. I am working with Navis 2014

    Started by _Anthony‎, 6th Nov 2013 02:03 am
    • Replies: 3
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    6th Nov 2013 10:26 am Go to last post
  22. Explode property set definitions to text

    Is there a way to do this? Explode ,burst will not work.

    Started by Accoes‎, 31st Oct 2013 09:37 pm
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    1st Nov 2013 03:43 pm Go to last post
  23. Navis and AMEP 2014

    Is anyone having any issues with AMEP 2014 Ductwork and NavisWorks Manage 2014? I append my working CAD file while routing ductwork to coordinate with steel and such. 2014 is now having very...

    Started by idllc‎, 2nd Jul 2013 09:35 pm
    • Replies: 3
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    31st Oct 2013 11:47 pm Go to last post
  24. AutoCad MEP 2013 - Setting Layers and Duct Configurations

    HI, I am relatively new to AutoCad MEP 2013. I have used basic AutoCad for the past 13-15 years though. I am a HVAC detailer and am currently learning how to use the MEP software for when I...

    Started by Mech Designer‎, 11th Sep 2013 05:47 am
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  25. Navigator Problems?

    I am new to navigator, started using it about 6 days ago. Anyways, I created a set of xref back grounds that I am pulling into individual elements, everything worked great. this morning I realized...

    Started by farmboypeter‎, 24th Oct 2013 04:42 pm
    • Replies: 3
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    24th Oct 2013 08:54 pm Go to last post

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