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  1. Exploding dynamic blocks

    I'm running autocad Mep 2016. I received a drawing with a ton of dynamic blocks. I'm trying to explode them all but can't. I see that you can go to the block editor and check "allow exploding" and...

    Started by Jessica28‎, 23rd Jun 2015 02:08 pm
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  2. 3d squiggly line autocad mep 2015

    I'm trying to draw a squiggly line to look like a wire and extrude it in 3d. What's the easiest way to do this if it can even be done with autocad mep 2015? Thanks, Jess

    Started by Jessica28‎, 30th Apr 2015 10:31 pm
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  3. Annotations or Leader lines?

    Solved I have a job where all i have to do is valve tagging. I was hoping someone could chime in and tell me what the their best practice would be for this. When you using vanilla autocad I...

    Started by hands‎, 30th Apr 2015 06:40 pm
    • Replies: 1
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    1st May 2015 09:15 pm Go to last post
  4. MV Parst - Error

    Hi Guys, I would like to ask You about this error Im trying to start define my own Mv Part but this stop me :)

    Started by ineedCAD‎, 5th Apr 2015 06:41 pm
    • Replies: 9
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  5. Nothern and eastern tags

    Does anyone know of away to duplicate Civil 3d northern and eastern Tag in Mep? Is it possible?

    Started by Accoes‎, 26th Mar 2015 06:04 pm
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  6. Plan section between 2 planes

    Hello, I hope I'm posting in the correct forum. I'm pretty new to 3d modelling and am stuck. I've drawn up a pipework riser in MEP going up a staircase/riser shaft that moves on plan as you go...

    Started by kitemap‎, 20th Mar 2015 03:28 pm
    • Replies: 8
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    23rd Mar 2015 05:19 pm Go to last post
  7. Cannot edit objects in fabrication,only stretch Using CADMEP2013, Fabrication loaded

    Hello Can someone please help with the attached drawing. I cannot edit the pipework only stretch etc. maybe i dont have the right catalogs or settings? :(

    Started by RMcHugh123‎, 9th Mar 2015 10:56 am
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  8. Dimensions. Paperspace or model space?

    Do most of you do your dimensions in model or paper space? When i was using vanilla autocad I did most of my dimensions in paperspace. I am wondering if this is common practice in AMEP?

    Started by hands‎, 2nd Mar 2015 05:43 pm
    • Replies: 7
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    8th Mar 2015 03:17 am Go to last post
  9. AMEP workflow and templates?

    I am curious about what people using MEP styles(not software styles. just your day to day) are? If you are using MEP would you mind detailing a little bit about how you go about your day? You first...

    Started by hands‎, 3rd Mar 2015 09:03 pm
    • Replies: 3
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    3rd Mar 2015 11:34 pm Go to last post
  10. MV part dispay?

    I am trying to get my templates, set up. Ive done it before but i am not sure how. When i click on new drawing and try to insert a mvpart(chiller, pump, storage tank), I cant view it. Im sure it has...

    Started by hands‎, 2nd Mar 2015 09:23 pm
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  11. MEP Piping Workspace.

    I am going through the MEP 2012 Documentation. I am trying to set piping system display definitions. In the manual the workspace drop down menu shows a workspace called piping. When i click the work...

    Started by hands‎, 27th Feb 2015 01:40 am
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  12. Cannot place equipment.

    I am using the educational version AMEP 2012. Trying to practice before being employed. I am having problems placing equipment, so that i can do mock up piping run. I think the problem may be that...

    Started by hands‎, 26th Feb 2015 07:55 pm
    • Replies: 6
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  13. Fab Cad MEP (Cadduct) - Customization

    Hi everyone, I am new to Fabrication Cad MEP and am still trying to figure some things out. For years, I have used plain 2D AutoCad and have become quite the master at it and customized it...

    Started by Mech Designer‎, 24th Feb 2015 07:54 am
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  14. MEP duct label precision (decimal points)

    Hi I'm labelling some ductwork in AutoCAD MEP and the software is currently set to show 1 decimal place, showing 600.0 x 400.0. Where is the setting to change the decimal point precision to 0, to...

    Started by arubus1977‎, 17th Aug 2009 02:33 pm
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    7th Feb 2015 08:06 pm Go to last post
  15. WebConnect not present!

    Hello all! I am getting this error "WebConnect not present!" after running the dwnldc command in autocad mep 2014. I have Fabrication CAD MEP loaded and am trying to download the free data...

    Started by ahebert‎, 7th Feb 2015 07:40 am
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  16. edit in view commands missing

    In MEP 2013 if you right click (in model space) to bring up the "general panel" and select "isolate", you have 6 options, i.e. edit in section, edit in plan, edit in elevation, isolate objects, hide...

    Started by Ravenstown‎, 30th Jan 2015 08:51 pm
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  17. Choose a Part

    I'm modeling vent in autocad MEP 2013. Whenever I try to add a fitting it asked me to choose a part. "The part specified in the routing preference cannot be used in the layout due to size or...

    Started by Epicurwin‎, 18th Mar 2013 08:34 pm
    • Replies: 4
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    26th Jan 2015 04:20 pm Go to last post
  18. Palette Problem

    When I select my Tool Palette-Electrical, I had the option of Receptacles earlier today, but when I have tried to use the same palette, I do not have the Receptacle option any longer. How do I fix...

    Started by johnwhite‎, 8th Jan 2015 10:08 pm
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    8th Jan 2015 10:22 pm Go to last post
  19. 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, 18th Dec 2014 04:19 pm
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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. 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
    • Replies: 5
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    30th Oct 2014 02:15 am Go to last post

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