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AutoCAD Plant 3D: How To Customize The Line Number To Match A Client Standard

AutoCAD Plant 3D: How To Customize The Line Number To Match A Client Standard

Brian Lister Greetings Readers, and welcome to another edition of Your Plant Buddy. Today’s blogger is Brian Lister. Brian is a Technical Account Manager with Autodesk and has been working at Autodesk since March 2012. Brian’s focus is in the Oil & Gas industry with many of his clients specializing in this field. Based out [...]

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Efficient Xref Management for AutoCAD Plant 3D

Efficient Xref Management for AutoCAD Plant 3D

Jarrod Mudford A successful 3D Model in AutoCAD Plant 3D relies on many efficient foundations. One of these foundations is Xref Management within your project. There is countless number of times that I come across projects that have a poorly managed xref system and the consequences from such a system can cause delays in your [...]

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AutoCAD Plant 3D: Editing Default Descriptions in Spec Editor

By on December 3, 2013 in AutoCAD Plant 3D, News, Your Plant Buddy with 0 Comments
AutoCAD Plant 3D: Editing Default Descriptions in Spec Editor

Hello readers! Today’s Blog, Face Plant with Ken, is here! How many of you edit the component catalogs so you can have the proper component descriptions? Well with the AutoCAD Plant 3D Spec Editor that is no longer necessary. You can create description styles that will globally update the component description inside your piping specification. [...]

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AutoCAD Plant 3D: What is a Good Model Size?

AutoCAD Plant 3D: What is a Good Model Size?

Good day readers! Thanks for coming to our blog regarding the use of AutoCAD’s Plant 3D Tools. Today’s topic will be model sizes! What is a good model size? Well there are plenty of factors that can affect your models beyond size, such as custom parts, inserted parts from programs like Autodesk Inventor and other [...]

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Polyform Importer: The DWG batch importer for 3ds Max and 3ds Max Design

Polyform Importer: The DWG batch importer for 3ds Max and 3ds Max Design

I recently released my dwg batch import utility for 3ds Max Design called “Polyform Importer”. The purpose for creating the utility was to solve the problem of only being able to import one file at a time into 3ds Max. In this article, I will show you how to install it and then talk about [...]

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Corona Alpha4 Renderer for 3DS Max

By on March 18, 2013 in 3DS Max Plugins, Autodesk 3DS Max, News with 8 Comments
Corona Alpha4 Renderer for 3DS Max

I want to give everyone a heads up that there is a new rendering engine on the scene that looks very promising. It’s called the Corona renderer. It’s fast, flexible, very easy to use and best of all it’s free!! Time is money and we all have precious little of both. This bad boy will [...]

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Invasion of the CAD Snatchers!

By on March 12, 2013 in Editorial, News, Plant Software with 3 Comments
Invasion of the CAD Snatchers!

So I am sitting there working away in my little corner on Friday when all of a sudden, the live chat room became engulfed in the flame (pun intended?) of heated discussion that involved the Intergraph Marketing Machine, Bentley’s OpenPLANT, and how Autodesk’s Plant 3D product intends to dominate mid level market at a time [...]

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AutoCAD Plant 3D Isometrics Tutorial

By on December 10, 2011 in AutoCAD Plant 3D, Plant Software with 4 Comments
AutoCAD Plant 3D Isometrics Tutorial

Autodesk Plant guru Joel Harris breaks down AutoCAD Plant 3D Isometrics for us into easy to swallow, bite sized chunks. Joel presented some of this material to a packed house at Autodesk University 2011. Click on the image to view the tutorial.

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Announcing Autodesk Plant Design Suite 2012!!

By on August 31, 2011 in AutoCAD Plant 3D, Autodesk, Featured, Plant Software with 0 Comments
Announcing Autodesk Plant Design Suite 2012!!

  Why yes that is our beloved Project X on the cover. Suite! So, rather than post all the amazing features and benefits of Autodesk’s 2012 release of the soon to be industry leading Plant Design Suite. I decided to create a short video about it. You can find all of the answers to your [...]

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Project X makes the Autodesk 2011 Show Reel

By on June 6, 2011 in Project X with 1 Comment
Project X makes the Autodesk 2011 Show Reel

Tired of hearing about Project X accolades? We’re not! Huge thanks to Autodesk for putting our project in your reel, we are honored!! Congrats, Krew! You guys just keep blowing my mind. Click the play button below to play the reel or just check it out on YouTube! YouTube Link

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