New Idea
1 Kudo

Change to Database Setting: "Imperial Dims in (ft)"

Status: New Idea
by nbaughman ‎04-17-2014 06:07 AM - edited ‎04-17-2014 06:10 AM

Many people's mind work off of Feet & Inches when inputing in Elevations. Having to convert that to a decimal value so that the software can read the elevation is an EASY step but it is also an EXTRA one as well. If you toggle the "Enter Imperial Dims in (ft)" setting on within the database, it fixes this issue but it also changes the input of the dims within a fitting. Could we get the dims and the elevations to be two different toggle settings? 


Thank you for your consideration,



3 Kudos

More options for Linear Nest Pipe Reports

Status: New Idea
by hbds20 on ‎04-08-2014 05:37 AM

A lot of options have been removed from linear nest pipe reports set-up. Like to see same options that are available in other IRP set ups. Spool name and item end are two big ones.

3 Kudos

Versioning for Reports

Status: New Idea
by nbaughman on ‎04-01-2014 08:33 AM

With the spec table / service, you have "versioning" functionality, which allows you to keep track of changes tied to that spec / service. It would be nice to have something simliiar added to the Item reports, Ancillary Reports, etc., where you can quickly reference notes attached to that report.


This would save a lot of time when you are having to go back to an old report, and see how it is functioning manually. If the versioning function was added, I could type in custom notes which would easily display what filters, merge settings, and calculations used to create the report.



1 Kudo

Straight patterns have the beading option (#19) with the ability to declare "Yes" or "No"

I would like to see this option incorporated on all CID patterns.

Having this would eliminate additional materials or the use of odd gauges.


11 Kudos

Design Line Editor Improvments

Status: New Idea
by ScottHendricks on ‎02-18-2014 09:44 AM

I would like to see an new button for selecting all horizontal lines in the Design Line Editor. This will allow a user to apply Fall to the horizontal segments more quickly.

6 Kudos

Batch Scripting

Status: New Idea
by Active Contributor cadbob on ‎02-27-2014 10:28 AM

Batch Script


Maybe have a second window that you could drag your pre-made scripts too and when you executed Batch Script it run down the list of scripts.

6 Kudos

Match Properties to support Insulation Spec

Status: Under Review
by Active Contributor dyoung on ‎02-25-2014 11:15 AM

Please provide functionality in the Match Properties dialog to carry over Insulation Specs.

Status: Under Review
7 Kudos

Currently when you annotate a designline the text comes in where is wants to. It would be nice if we could control the placement of the text so that we can move it off of background objects to make it legible on prints. This could allow us to use the designline line and its annotation of schematic design drawings without have to re-annotate a drawing if we have to un-fill and refill the 3D items.

6 Kudos

Service Type Setup

Status: New Idea
by gmurphy on ‎02-14-2014 06:50 AM

Have the ability to multi-edit the Serivce Types for any column.  Example would be to set the Layer Tag 1 all to the same.  Multi Select which items wouild use the same color in a second selection set and so on.  This would be a huge time saver for Service Setup.

17 Kudos

Left Hand Folders Navigation Pane

Status: New Idea
by ScottHendricks on ‎12-10-2013 07:10 AM

Please, please, please move the folders navigation pane.


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32 Kudos


Status: Implemented
by Contributor jmerch on ‎10-03-2013 05:23 AM

We have mentioned it before at user group meetings. We (all users that attended) would like to more control and options on the Renumber command. If there are identical parts but have a slight difference such as one has a note or one is on a different service, these will renumber as separate items. There are times, such as in spooling, where we don't care about those differences and would like both items to have the same number. Once we brought this up, the command SHOWMETHEDIFFS was added, but that doesn't do anything to change it. We know the differences, and just want them renumbered accordingly.

Status: Implemented
4 Kudos

TieRod Cutlist

Status: New Idea
by Active Contributor dyoung on ‎02-25-2014 12:32 PM

Like the ability to create a Tierod cutlist report NOT broken down by LS/SS.  Item report only gives you access to LL/SS seperately but not aggregate.


Ancillary report gives you total lengths, not a combined total by size and length.



8 Kudos

Remove / Delete Services by Group Name

Status: New Idea
by nbaughman on ‎01-14-2014 08:57 AM

It would save a lot of time if we could have the option to remove services by group name, instead of deleting them one by one. Whenever a Job is complete, we export the services then delete them. It takes a long time to delete multiple services manually, espeically when I update our standard services for the estimaters profiles.




Bug: Whenever you change the service template within the "Edit Service Template" window and click CANCEL, it still saves the template service change. Just something to be wary of... 



4 Kudos

Button Code asignment

Status: New Idea
by gmurphy on ‎02-14-2014 07:50 AM

When building a service template and dragging in the ITM in to initially populate the Button Code/ Key Sequence with the Itm ALIAS!!

12 Kudos


Status: New Idea
by sostendorf on ‎11-27-2013 05:19 AM

It would be nice that and text associated with an item would refill after revdesign. Revdesign is a great tool as long as your drawing is not already annotated, if it is you have to annotate all over again.

20 Kudos

Execute Script

Status: Implemented
by Active Contributor cadbob on ‎09-12-2013 04:59 AM

Would be nice that after you use "EXECUTESCRIPT" that it remembers where your scripts are stored on PC.

It defaults to Desktop.

Status: Implemented
21 Kudos

Update/Service Packs

Status: Solution Provided
by Active Contributor cadbob on ‎08-30-2013 03:50 AM

This one is kinda of out of the Norm and dont think many develpores do this, but it would be insightful if we could stay informed of when service packs /updates would be released and what is being worked on within them. The thought came to mind with the 2014 release and some known bugs being fixed and patiently waiting for the service pack before I bring it live in the Office and Shop.

2 Kudos

If Autodesk owns all three pieces of this software and the software allows for the option to import and export pipe insulation graphic and property data, why doesn't it work? Both TSI and Enceptia are unable to make this work.

22 Kudos

Would you benefit from an API in Autodesk Fabrication CADmep, ESTmep or CAMduct? If so, please share with us your thoughts on the potential benefits this could provide? How might you use an API and what kind of API would you like?

Status: Accepted
13 Kudos

Hanger Pattern CID 838 Enhancements (seismic)

Status: New Idea
by Contributor cam-nav on ‎10-11-2013 12:37 PM

1) To have the ability to specify seismic rod types eg: strut, cable etc.

2) Make the pattern "able" to stretch individual rods independantly. And have them stretch in an elevation view to change the brace angle.

3) Seismic attachment needs the ability for multiple points. Such that larger braces need 2 attachment points per brace.


This would make the seismic worlds better and also be accurate to how and what we draw.


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