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  1. 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
  2. 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
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  3. 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
  4. "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: 7
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    11th Sep 2014 06:33 pm Go to last post
  5. 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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    11th Sep 2014 04:36 pm Go to last post
  6. 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
    • Replies: 1
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    9th Sep 2014 12:32 am Go to last post
  7. 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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  8. 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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    3rd Sep 2014 04:02 pm Go to last post
  9. 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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    18th Aug 2014 03:39 pm Go to last post
  10. 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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  11. 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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    31st Jul 2014 06:52 pm Go to last post
  12. 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
    • Replies: 3
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    29th Jul 2014 11:05 am Go to last post
  13. 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
  14. 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
    • Replies: 5
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    23rd Jul 2014 12:58 am Go to last post
  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. Wires carrying a circuit??

    For some reason when i connect devices (switches, motors, etc) the wires give the device a panel and circuit designation, not of my choosing. I end up having to go in and circuit such devices to...

    Started by Bharlow1986‎, 19th Jun 2014 07:25 pm
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    30th Jun 2014 02:02 pm Go to last post
  19. How to get more valve sizes?

    Okay, so I'm working on a piping project in AutoCAD MEP 2011. I'm still fairly new to the program. Anyways, so I have to put in a lot of valves, and for some reason, AutoCAD doesn't have the sizes of...

    Started by xenological‎, 27th Jun 2014 07:32 pm
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    28th Jun 2014 10:12 pm Go to last post
  20. Full catalog not showing

    I've been working on an Autocad piping project for a few days now, in Autocad MEP 2011. I've been using butt welded steel pipe and it was working perfectly fine until today. Today, when I started up...

    Started by xenological‎, 24th Jun 2014 08:13 pm
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    25th Jun 2014 02:46 pm Go to last post
  21. Question How to draw a Cranked Beam/Slab in AutoCAD-MEP?

    Hey guys, I am very new to AutoCAD-MEP, and I am actually not using it at all. I am looking into switching from Vanilla AutoCAD (2D Drawing) to MEP in next project, and I am now assuming I was...

    Started by James7s‎, 19th Jun 2014 03:13 am
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    25th Jun 2014 04:38 am Go to last post
  22. Devices not visible when iserted into drawing

    I have created some devices through the content builder but they are not visible when I place them, not really sure where to look first to correct this.

    Started by Ski_Me‎, 3rd Jun 2014 08:03 pm
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    18th Jun 2014 02:57 am Go to last post
  23. How to edit anonymous blocks?

    I'm trying to edit a view-block for a multi-view part. But when looking at the different views in the multi-view part style dialog the view-blocks are all named U345 or some other number. This name...

    Started by Siberian‎, 12th Jun 2014 12:57 pm
    • Replies: 6
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    13th Jun 2014 11:24 am Go to last post
  24. 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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    3rd Jun 2014 03:54 pm Go to last post
  25. Pipe tagging/elevations

    I am trying to add elevation tags to piping, and am able to however the text size is way too small to be legible for field use. I've tried to access properties for the block, editing object display,...

    Started by hobkyl‎, 28th May 2014 06:49 pm
    • Replies: 2
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    30th May 2014 05:22 pm Go to last post

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