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Questions specific to the AutoCAD P&ID (Piping & Instrumentation Diagrams) vertical product go here.

  1. A little help with breaklines please

    When two flow lines cross eachother they make a break automatically, but it is so small you can't see it unless I zoom way in. How do you change this? THanks in advance.

    Started by Gmalone12‎, 13th Apr 2011 08:05 pm
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    27th Jan 2012 03:07 pm Go to last post
  2. Advantages?

    We do alot of PID work here and being completely uneducated in the use of this program I was wondering.... what advantages does this software give that would warrant its use over vanilla AutoCAD in...

    Started by DANIEL‎, 29th Jul 2009 03:17 pm
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    21st Jan 2013 05:09 pm Go to last post
  3. Wink Auto Cad P&ID

    Hi, Can anybodyexperienced with, reccomend Auto Cad P&ID, and what would be considered fair price to pay. Thanks

    Started by Big G‎, 2nd Jul 2010 01:12 pm
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    3rd Jul 2010 02:20 pm Go to last post
  4. Auto Cad P&ID 2010

    Hi. Anybody have any ideas, after working perfectly now everytime I select Data manager program freezes. Thanks in advance.

    Started by Big G‎, 30th Sep 2011 01:59 pm
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  5. AutoCAD P&ID - Predefined layers in default template

    Like AutoCAD Electrical I am assuming that AutoCAD P&ID comes with some predefined layers in their default template. What are some of the layer names? I expect there is one for valves, tanks,...

    Started by ReMark‎, 23rd Aug 2010 06:33 pm
    • Replies: 7
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    9th Sep 2010 07:23 pm Go to last post
  6. Autocad P&ID 2009

    Hi guys, I am using Autocad P&ID 2009 and draw a line diagram. I saved it and close the window. When I opened back the file, I wanted to delete some pipelines but it says "one was filtered out" and...

    Started by jedax81‎, 20th Jul 2010 05:56 am
    • Replies: 2
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    20th Jul 2010 11:00 am Go to last post
  7. AutoCAD P&ID Right-Click/Context Menu

    I was working in my P&ID yesterday evening and the last thing I did was run a validation. The other thing I remember doing was looking at my reports under my drawing properties. After that point I...

    Started by qcontreras‎, 25th Mar 2010 07:03 pm
    • Replies: 0
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  8. Autocad PID 2010

    Hi all Ihave been trying to make my own inteligent blocks in pid wich i have done and the work great. i now have to share my new tool palettes with my co workers , i have copied my tool palette...

    Started by DonovanPorter‎, 16th Sep 2009 01:12 pm
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    16th Sep 2009 01:12 pm Go to last post
  9. Autocad Plant 3D Query

    kindly transfer this thread if it is not listed in the proper forum... can anyone tell me how to import AutoCAD Content Package so that it will appear in the Plant 3D.

    Started by momo83‎, 31st Oct 2012 05:20 am
    • Replies: 0
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  10. AutoCAD PnID excel import problems

    I have excel 2007 and I can't get the import to fully work. We can export then change the valve tags in excel but when we import the excel file back into the drawing it updates the valve tags but...

    Started by tomb020871‎, 19th Mar 2008 08:50 pm
    • Replies: 2
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    30th Jun 2008 09:59 pm Go to last post
  11. Can't Select Objects?

    I'm using P&ID 2010. I started work on a P&ID yesterday. It's a drawing of a cooling tower & associated systems for a power plant. I got about half done yesterday, and then I stopped being...

    Started by Bishop‎, 15th Sep 2010 06:30 pm
    • Replies: 2
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    14th Oct 2010 04:51 am Go to last post
  12. Changing the directory of a entire project in Autocad P&ID??

    I was wondering if there was a easy way to move/change the directory of a Entire project, including all the drawings under the project, and it still working as if it was never moved. :?

    Started by Gmalone12‎, 3rd Nov 2011 03:02 pm
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  13. Creating different blocks in P&ID

    I read AutoCAD 2010 for Dummies but have not found anything specifically for P&ID. The selection of tanks in the tool pallett is insufficient for the drawing I am trying to make. Three-way valves are...

    Started by jgreen19‎, 29th Aug 2010 05:17 pm
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  14. Help with Break lines on P&ID?

    When two flow lines cross eachother they make a break automatically, but it is so small you can't see it unless I zoom way in. How do you change this? THanks in advance.

    Started by Gmalone12‎, 13th Apr 2011 07:32 pm
    • Replies: 0
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  15. How do you make Symbols on flow lines not rotate automatica‚Äčlly???

    When placing symbols on flow lines, How do you make them not rotate automatically? It seems so minor but its such a big headache! I've been messing around with it for a couple hours now and can't...

    Started by Gmalone12‎, 18th Apr 2011 07:15 pm
    • Replies: 6
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    19th Apr 2011 01:15 pm Go to last post
  16. How to make the break larger in P&ID?

    When two flow lines cross eachother they make a break automatically, but it is so small you can't see it unless I zoom way in. How do you change this? THanks in advance.

    Started by Gmalone12‎, 13th Apr 2011 05:15 pm
    • Replies: 0
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    13th Apr 2011 05:15 pm Go to last post
  17. ISA Tool Palette

    Hi. I am currently trying to figure out Autodesks P&ID software. The company I work has based there P&ID symbols on the ISA standards. Now this is where the problem begins. When setting up a new...

    Started by markP&C‎, 3rd Nov 2010 12:38 pm
    • Replies: 5
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    3rd Nov 2010 03:29 pm Go to last post
  18. Loss of associated data

    Well I was starting to be impressed by P&ID functionality. And then it went and lost my data links. I only have one drawing in a project; do I need to do anything different than save all the...

    Started by CapnMorgan‎, 26th Nov 2008 08:03 pm
    • Replies: 3
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    28th May 2010 12:13 am Go to last post
  19. off page connector

    I have try to created new off page connector for standard company but still fail. Could someone explain me what a logic for create off page. Please see my block. I use AutoCAD P&ID 2010 ...

    Started by MMS‎, 8th Jan 2010 03:17 am
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  20. Off Page Utility Connector

    I am using Plant 3d P&ID. I'd like to think I am fairly advanced in this software, however I am stumped on this one. I am trying to created the offpage connector as shown. I can get it to work,...

    Started by irwin5338‎, 27th Jan 2012 03:00 pm
    • Replies: 1
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    27th Mar 2012 02:47 pm Go to last post
  21. Open End

    Can somebody tell me if it is possible to "tag" a open end of a line intelligently in AutoCAD P&ID, eg. TO ATM or OPEN END TO TRENCH, so that this text also appears in the to and from in the line...

    Started by pieter69‎, 11th Mar 2009 01:06 am
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    11th Mar 2009 06:23 am Go to last post
  22. p & id SYMBOLS FOR SWAP

    gday all I am after a full set of P & ID symbols for water and pneumatics. I already have quite a few for mining. if anyone is interested in swapping some cad blocks, or pointing me in the right...

    Started by mvrcad‎, 17th Oct 2011 04:45 am
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  23. Please Help with Needle Valve Symbol Orientation

    The symbol for the needle valve is represented by a gate valve crossed in the middle by an arrow head pointed down (see attachment). Could you please advise if this symbol orientation is valid only...

    Started by t357‎, 15th Nov 2010 06:35 pm
    • Replies: 1
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    15th Nov 2010 06:49 pm Go to last post
  24. putting new mline styles in Line Settings

    Once again, it's a dire case of software documentation people being lazy and restating the obvious. To wit: How do I put a new Mline style in the list of Mline styles that are available in the...

    Started by CapnMorgan‎, 19th Nov 2008 07:11 pm
    • Replies: 4
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    26th Nov 2008 07:33 pm Go to last post
  25. Text size and scale for PFD's and P&ID's??

    I'm a new piping drafter and I need a little help deciding how to start this project. I have a sketchup of a few pfd's that I have to imput to AutoCad P&ID, but I'm a little confused on exactly how...

    Started by Gmalone12‎, 12th Apr 2011 10:39 pm
    pfd p&id piping
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    13th Apr 2011 01:26 pm Go to last post

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