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  1. Cable tray in MEP 09

    We recently upgraded from ABS 2007 to MEP 2009. In ABS we had three different cable tray catalogs, UK, Metric, and Imperial but now in MEP there is only the Global catalog and its all metric parts. ...

    Started by -KarL-‎, 14th Oct 2008 07:54 pm
    • Replies: 1
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    15th Oct 2008 08:08 am Go to last post
  2. Question Which software

    Can anyone tell me which software for drawings are they using for oil and gas company beside from autocad. thanks

    Started by 19cruthik68‎, 3rd May 2012 07:51 am
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    3rd May 2012 10:48 am Go to last post
  3. 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
    • Replies: 8
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  4. 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
    • Replies: 0
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  5. Right click properties of a property set on a pallet

    I have created some new tags and have tried to drop onto a pallet,but when I try and use them they insert like a block and I do not get the select object prompt. I can cheat and copy and paste one...

    Started by Accoes‎, 18th Oct 2013 12:49 pm
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  6. 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
    • Replies: 2
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    1st Nov 2013 03:43 pm Go to last post
  7. 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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  8. crashes

    hello all... new to the forum, no stranger to AutoDesk products... however, i am a beginner at MEP. taught myself everything up to this point by using the tutorials and web-casts that i have seen so...

    Started by aczeller‎, 22nd Jan 2009 02:52 pm
    • Replies: 6
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    16th Feb 2009 07:45 pm Go to last post
  9. converttoautocad issues

    here's my issue: i am the only one in the company that knows anything about autocad, let alone MEP. my boss seems to think he does, and he insists that i send him all of my MEP files. seeing as how...

    Started by aczeller‎, 2nd Feb 2009 10:09 pm
    • Replies: 4
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    3rd Mar 2009 06:54 pm Go to last post
  10. Zoon Factors for Interference "Zoom To" Option

    if any of you run the interference detection tool in Autodesk, you probably use the "Zoom To" option to actually see them after the report has been generated. my current problem is that when I go in...

    Started by aczeller‎, 8th May 2009 07:52 pm
    • Replies: 1
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  11. "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
  12. 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
    • Replies: 2
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    11th Sep 2014 04:36 pm Go to last post
  13. 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
    • Replies: 1
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    7th Feb 2015 08:37 am Go to last post
  14. 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
  15. Wink Pipe Invert Level

    Can anybody here tell me how to compute the invert level? im starting to draw the wall opening but I dont know what height of the wall should I start please email me alvin_louis@yahoo.com ...

    Started by alvin_louis‎, 16th Dec 2008 04:51 am
    • Replies: 1
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  16. Question Rolling a 45 bend in Autocad MEP 2013

    G'day Everyone, I'm trying to roll a 45 degree circular elbow to pick up a 45 degree takeoff from a main vertical duct so as to save on using an extra bend and cannot work out how to do this. I have...

    Started by Andrew Michaelson‎, 25th Sep 2012 12:03 pm
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    27th Sep 2012 06:06 pm Go to last post
  17. Toolbars AutoCAD 2012 MEP

    Not sure where to post this & apologies if it's been covered a million times but I can't find a solution. I just got 2012 MEP & I'm completely baffled by the layout. I got the menu bar back but all...

    Started by argh‎, 27th Jun 2012 10:10 am
    • Replies: 6
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  18. 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
  19. Obscured ductwork display at different elevations

    Hello (In plan view) I have a duct (A) going vertically down my drawing at an elevation of 4000. Underneath this i have anaother duct (B) at an elevation of 3000 drawn horizontally to the first....

    Started by arubus1977‎, 20th Aug 2009 10:29 am
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    22nd Aug 2009 12:14 am Go to last post
  20. Custom Schedules in MEP

    Hello I have created a custom schedule table style in MEP. Does anyone know how to make this style 'current' so that all my schedules follow this custom table style? I cannot seem to make it...

    Started by arubus1977‎, 14th Sep 2009 11:47 am
    • Replies: 1
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    15th Sep 2009 12:44 am Go to last post
  21. go to 3d

    I am using 2d model space i want go to 3d what i will do ?

    Started by arunz‎, 29th Apr 2012 06:50 pm
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    1st May 2012 01:01 am Go to last post
  22. improper installation???

    I have a hunch that AutoCAD MEP 2010 was not installed properly on my machine, and want to try and verify this before I go to the IT department (they aren't particularly knowledgeable with AutoCAD). ...

    Started by atb1984‎, 27th Jan 2010 03:52 pm
    • Replies: 4
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    28th Jan 2010 01:45 pm Go to last post
  23. Autocad MEP 2010 quetions

    Hi there I've just started playing with Autocad MEP 2010 and i seen to have got stuck on a few things and i was hopeing you guys could help. First i'm creating a 2 level building, the first...

    Started by Bailey‎, 5th Aug 2010 05:31 pm
    • Replies: 1
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    5th Aug 2010 06:41 pm Go to last post
  24. Transformers in MEP

    Is there any easy way to deal with transformers in MEP? I know I can connect two panels in Circuit Manager via transformer, but Iwould like to be able to tag the transformers separately, and...

    Started by balddude‎, 28th Aug 2012 07:38 pm
    • Replies: 0
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    28th Aug 2012 07:38 pm Go to last post
  25. Electrical site plans

    How come my styles do not scale correctly when I am workingon a site plan (parking lot lighting). Everything was created with the units set to inches. When I change the units to feet, nothingscales...

    Started by balddude‎, 7th Mar 2013 10:03 pm
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,412
    7th Mar 2013 10:53 pm Go to last post

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