Author Archives: David Wolfe

November 10, 2020

Getting Started with Python in Plant 3D

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 ...

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September 29, 2020

Moving A Plant Project to Vault

We have many clients who are use Vault with Plant for a variety of reasons. For some they must have their data living on their own servers, for others, they ...

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September 8, 2020

Moving Plant Shared Content to Vault

For people using Vault, many times they would like to host their shared content in Vault. The first step to doing that is to upload the content into Vault. If ...

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August 21, 2020

Nozzles selection for custom equipment scripts

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 ...

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August 18, 2020

Getting Started with Plant 3D

Usually the posts tend to lean towards customizations and how to do stuff with Plant 3d. However, today I wanted to point out some resources for those of you looking ...

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August 14, 2020

#Bestplant3dreseller with Biggest News In Plant 3d reporting…ever

Ever wanted to know how far along your plant 3d project is? What about knowing whether people are working more on P&IDs or modeling? How much equipment needs to be ...

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July 27, 2020

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

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 ...

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June 11, 2020

Plant 3D: 9 Quick Steps to Modifying the projsymbolstyle.dwg

When configuring a Plant 3D project, you will need to edit the projsymbolstyle.dwg or other templates to customize layers, blocks or other AutoCAD styles. You can edit the projsymbolstyle.dwg using ...

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April 24, 2020

Missing Default Pipe Specs CustomParts Imperial/Metric?!

Every now and then we or one of our clients forgets to have some key specs in the project. Mainly because they sometimes get deleted or seem insignificant. Here’s a ...

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April 16, 2020

#bestplant3dreseller: Plant 3D on BIM 360 Hackathon

So, we got the news out about our Plant 3d on BIM 360 hackathon, but we need to provide more detail on what it is. You can register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/save-the-galaxy-with-plant-3d-on-bim-360-design-hackathon-tickets-102390306162 ...

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April 10, 2020

#BestPlant3dReseller: AutoCAD Plant 3D 2021 New Features

With the availability of Plant 3d 2021, here’s a short summary of the features we are looking forward into digging into (you know being the #bestplant3dreseller and all). We’re building ...

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March 23, 2020

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

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 ...

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