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  1. MEP object snap unavailable

    I cannot snap a line to any corner/quadrant/center or any other typical object snap of any mvpart or pipe fitting in MEP 2014. I've checked all settings and options, but I must be missing something...

    Started by cuervogold1‎, Yesterday 04:19 pm
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  2. Good CAD 3D

    Hello all, which would be the best 3D CAD Application for HVAC systems? I need the application just to draw pipes and ducts systems and for bill of quantities, any other calculations are not...

    Started by Joro--‎, 12th Dec 2014 05:07 pm
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  3. air terminal on duct help pls..

    any procedure on how to insert air terminal on duct? kindly help me pls.

    Started by raapabustan‎, 12th Dec 2014 02:21 pm
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  4. MEP - Pipe Routing Preferences

    I have been drawing storm pipe no problem all day then all of the sudden my AutoCAD MEP 2015 decided that it does not know what piping preferences to use so it brings up a window, "Choose a Part"...

    Started by nickbeers1‎, 11th Dec 2014 10:40 pm
    mep 2015, piping preferences, routing preferences
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  5. Adding Level to a existing MEP file

    Hello, I have received a AutoCAD MEP file (Boiler House) I received the drawing in a single DWG file. I would live to add Project navigator and create 3 levels and then have plan view on each...

    Started by hoss‎, 14th Nov 2014 12:19 pm
    • Replies: 4
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    17th Nov 2014 12:03 pm Go to last post
  6. Project Navigator + Manipulating its Data

    Hello all, I have started using Project Navigator and its pretty awesome. I've created a bunch of custom Fields for tracking Issue Date/Info for each sheet. The fields have all been set to "By...

    Started by The_SuperVixen‎, 8th Oct 2014 07:28 pm
    • Replies: 2
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    30th Oct 2014 05:28 pm Go to last post
  7. Autocad MEP 2014 BOM/Bill of quantities Duct

    How do I create a bill of materials for a 3d duct drawing I have created. I need it to tell me how many straights/bends with dimensions etc. And also get a rough price for this. I have...

    Started by ajennings323‎, 24th Oct 2014 09:04 am
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    30th Oct 2014 02:15 am Go to last post
  8. Door Swings In Plan View

    I'm running MEP 2008. I have three floor plans in three different files. 2nd floor plans shows door swings when in plan view. 1st and basement levels do not. I've checked the properties on the...

    Started by julimor‎, 25th Oct 2014 12:03 am
    • Replies: 8
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    29th Oct 2014 10:19 am Go to last post
  9. IFC file caused problem? Autocad MEP 2013

    A coworker is running 2013 and she brought in an IFC file and it asked her some kind of question about changing something to Metric? (so she thinks).....But now whenever she tries to bring something...

    Started by Jessica28‎, 24th Oct 2014 03:16 pm
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  10. Library

    If i need piece of company and i don't have in my library, how i do for put in my library for always, not just in my draw?I want open autocad and he's in my library.

    Started by stephanie gemus‎, 3rd Oct 2014 03:18 pm
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    16th Oct 2014 04:13 pm Go to last post
  11. MEP2014 : Labels with units

    Good day. The problem is as follows : I have a sized & calculated duct system and I want to label it. The label(s) should contain dimension (%%c in mm), flow velocity ( m/s) and flow quantity...

    Started by npatrcevic‎, 16th Sep 2014 09:08 am
    label, mep
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    20th Sep 2014 03:53 am Go to last post
  12. "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
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    11th Sep 2014 06:33 pm Go to last post
  13. Create bill of materials report for Spools in fabrication CAD MEP 2014 from scratch

    Hello, We are having trouble figuring out how to create a template with the bill of materials report to show up. We are currently using Fabrication CAD MEP 2014 on top of AutoCAd MEP 2014. Any help...

    Started by ahebert‎, 28th May 2014 08:01 pm
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  14. Ortho causes pipe to draw in weird angles

    Set snapstyl to 0 and it is fixed. I have no idea how these values change randomly by themselves. using autocad mep 2014 I have ortho on, but pipes are being drawn at strange angles. It...

    Started by Epicurwin‎, 8th Sep 2014 05:58 pm
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  15. trying to create a non-standard takeoff

    Hello, I'm trying to create a non-standard takeoff in AutoCAD 2014 MEP. Anybody got any input as to how to get what I need? Thanks,

    Started by dplatts8279‎, 8th Sep 2014 07:26 pm
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  16. Fitting not working correctly.

    Well that is a bit misleading. It works in the drawing, but I can't seem to find the fitting in styles manager. I made a new chapter named SP_Glued under the pipe>plastic-ABS-CPVC-PVC Pipe (US...

    Started by snyper1982‎, 2nd Sep 2014 09:54 pm
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  17. Question Autodesk MEP 13 - Pipe hangers

    Hi I am an absolute beginner when it comes to MEP therefore any help would be much appreciated. I am required to show pipe route showing expansion bellows and pipe supports/anchor points...

    Started by GIB39‎, 24th Jul 2014 04:19 pm
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  18. Random bits of my assembly disappearing!

    I've been having the weirdest and most infuriating problem with AutoCAD MEP 2011 lately. I'm working on a large assembly featuring lots of pipes and machinery. However, sometimes certain pieces just...

    Started by xenological‎, 15th Aug 2014 04:40 pm
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  19. 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
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  20. AutoCAD MEP 2013 - Bizarre display theme problem?

    Since my previous attempt to streamline circuiting didn't really pan out, I've hit upon another potential way to try and simplify/hasten the device circuiting process, but I'm running into a bizarre...

    Started by MHL‎, 28th Jul 2014 09:38 pm
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    29th Jul 2014 11:05 am Go to last post
  21. AutoCAD MEP 2013 - Automatic descriptions for circuited devices?

    So, I'm in the process of trying to teach myself how to use the MEP tools for our company, and I'm currently trial-and-error'ing my way through learning how to do electrical plans. I've figured out...

    Started by MHL‎, 25th Jul 2014 07:21 pm
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    28th Jul 2014 06:23 pm Go to last post
  22. Pipe top view displaying as lines

    I'm trying to make a layout of a piping configuration I've done, with views from the top and sides. However, Autocad has always displayed my pipes as lines and X's when I choose top view, and I've...

    Started by xenological‎, 22nd Jul 2014 01:40 pm
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    23rd Jul 2014 12:58 am Go to last post
  23. Angry DWFx MEP pipe missing in Navisworks

    We've been making dwfx files from out autocad MEP 2014 files to give to the project manager for navis files. Don't ask me why, NOT MY IDEA. They have been working fine so far. However out of the...

    Started by Epicurwin‎, 15th Jul 2014 08:32 pm
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  24. Threaded pipe system

    I'm trying to put together a pipe system where all the pipes have threaded ends. I just want to have my threaded pipes connected directly to threaded valves. I have no clue how to do this, as...

    Started by xenological‎, 14th Jul 2014 05:05 pm
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  25. My system's performance doesn't make sense!

    This is more of a general wondering than a question. I imported an IFC file and when orbiting around the final model using the X-Ray visual style everything runs smoothly. But if I attempt to go...

    Started by Siberian‎, 10th Jul 2014 03:05 am
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