AutoCAD MEP General Discussion

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*Dillon, Matt
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Duct Preferences being Ignored?

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08-19-2003 03:49 AM
I have the option to automatically create a riser when I specify a new
elevation turned on. In the Add duct dialog box, I have chosen to "Use
Routing", limiting, in fact LOCKING my elbow angle to 90 degrees. When I
select the ends of two round ducts to connect them, it attempts to create a
straight duct run with no riser (so it doesn't connect) and doesn't show any
other routing options. If I MANUALLY enter a new elevation, then it puts the
elbow/riser in. I have checked and rechecked my preferences and my catalog.
This is happening in virtually every drawing I try it in. What gives? Is
there some obscure setting that I'm missing somewhere?

Thanks

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Matt Dillon
Assistant Moderator: Autodesk Discussion Forums
*Dillon, Matt
Message 2 of 2 (88 Views)

Re: Duct Preferences being Ignored?

08-19-2003 03:51 AM in reply to: *Dillon, Matt
Never mind (blushing sheepishly). The "obscure" setting that I was looking
for was that big ol' LOCK symbol next to the elevation in the duct Add
dialog. All is well.

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Matt Dillon
Assistant Moderator: Autodesk Discussion Forums


"Matt Dillon" wrote in message
news:239EA86343B548FC5D0CC8C034F1043F@in.WebX.maYIadrTaRb...
> I have the option to automatically create a riser when I specify a new
> elevation turned on. In the Add duct dialog box, I have chosen to "Use
> Routing", limiting, in fact LOCKING my elbow angle to 90 degrees. When I
> select the ends of two round ducts to connect them, it attempts to create
a
> straight duct run with no riser (so it doesn't connect) and doesn't show
any
> other routing options. If I MANUALLY enter a new elevation, then it puts
the
> elbow/riser in. I have checked and rechecked my preferences and my
catalog.
> This is happening in virtually every drawing I try it in. What gives? Is
> there some obscure setting that I'm missing somewhere?
>
> Thanks
>
> --
> Matt Dillon
> Assistant Moderator: Autodesk Discussion Forums
>
>
>
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