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jwedeking00
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Registered: ‎10-12-2011
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Radio/Wireless Communication Linetype

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12-29-2012 08:50 AM

Has anyone created a linetype (see attached) per ISA 5.1 section B.9.5?  Thanks

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jason.drew
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Registered: ‎06-17-2010
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Re: Radio/Wireless Communication Linetype

01-03-2013 09:05 AM in reply to: jwedeking00

Mr. King,

 

I have not seen a linetype for ISA 5.1 section B.9.5 so far.

 

You would need to:

 

  1. Create a new drawing or open an existing drawing template
  2. Create a custom line type
  3. Save it to a .lin file
  4. Open ProjSymbolStyle.dwg in your project 
  5. Load the new linetype from the .lin file
  6. Save ProjSymbolStyle.dwg

 

This will add the new custom linetype into the project styles which will allow you to select it from inside Project Setup in the line settings.

 

 

Section 2 of the AutoCAD 2013 Customization Guide has some inforamation about custom line types:

 

AutoCAD 2013 Customization Guide

 

Also, there is a great tutorial on this site:

 

Custom Linetypes the Super Simple Way

 

If you have any additional questions or run into an issues, please let us know.



Jason Drew
Premium Support Specialist
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Autodesk, Inc.





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