Getting Started with Python in Plant 3D

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On a fairly regular basis, we get asked about using Python to customize Plant 3D parts. The information is spread out over a few links, so I thought it’d be useful to get it into a blog post. Python Blog Series To get a solid start on Python, you should …

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Nozzles selection for custom equipment scripts

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The #bestplant3dreseller here again with some information on customizing the default nozzle for equipment. This is an advanced Plant 3d configuration topic, and it can be used with a variety of equipment types including custom python equipment. Let’s examine the Centrifugal pump.peqx file You’ll need 7-Zip, and once you right-click …

Showing End Types on Spec-Driven P&IDs in Plant 3D

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A question came in today about how to show end types when using spec-driven P&IDs with AutoCAD Plant 3D. Let’s run through the settings to configure the project and show how the spec-driven P&IDs work. We’ll use the following outline as a guide: Configure Project Settings Draw Components Select optional …

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The Ultimate Guide on Collaborating with BIM 360 and Plant 3D

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This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Plant 3D Collaboration Exploration

First, I love superlatives, so that title is fun. However, we have reviewed a lot of articles and workflows on using Plant 3d with BIM 360 and have not seen anything as comprehensive as needed to really implement BIM 360 and Plant 3d together. As a side note, this documentation …