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mdsonline
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Plumbing lines are crashing MEP 2010

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01-21-2010 11:43 AM
Our firm recently started using MEP 2010 (ya, ya - I know...) and I having been drawing piping with the new "sloped piping enhancement" features and it has been doing fine. But when I switch to the plumbing lines, to draw the waste pipe, the drawing becomes completely unstable and crashes as soon as I touch any of the waste lines I just drew. (& yes, I can draw the sanitary as “regular” pipe & everything is fine.) Is this a known MEP glitch, or is it maybe something I am doing, (probably both, but…) Also can anyone explain to me why the pluming line slope works differently than the normal pipe slope features (the property palettes don’t even have the same info.) & could that have anything to do with my crashing?
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gregg.stanley
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Re: Plumbing lines are crashing MEP 2010

01-22-2010 07:25 PM in reply to: mdsonline
Are you using Windows 7 / 64 bit?

Gregg Stanley


Gregg Stanley
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AEC
Autodesk, Inc.

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mdsonline
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Re: Plumbing lines are crashing MEP 2010

01-25-2010 08:33 AM in reply to: mdsonline
Oh yes I am - sorry I should have mentioned that... Also I'm running an Intel i7 860@2.8 GHz with 8 GB ram & NVIDIA Quadro FX 3700
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gregg.stanley
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Re: Plumbing lines are crashing MEP 2010

01-25-2010 10:24 AM in reply to: mdsonline
There is a known issue that Autodesk is aware of with Windows 7 64 bit and plumbing lines with the properties palette in AutoCAD MEP 2010. The workaround is to use the plumbing line modify command (plumbinglinemodify) until this can be addressed.

Gregg Stanley [Autodesk]


Gregg Stanley
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AEC
Autodesk, Inc.

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mdsonline
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Re: Plumbing lines are crashing MEP 2010

01-25-2010 10:51 AM in reply to: mdsonline
Thank you much - I was using it from the tool pallette also - good to know!!!
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jsd1
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Re: Plumbing lines are crashing MEP 2010

03-04-2010 12:56 PM in reply to: mdsonline
Gregg, where can I find a list all the known issues of AMEP 2010 and Windows7?
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gregg.stanley
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Re: Plumbing lines are crashing MEP 2010

03-04-2010 01:09 PM in reply to: mdsonline
I am unaware of a public list of known issues with Windows 7. I will forward this request on to Product Support.

Thanks

Gregg


Gregg Stanley
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AEC
Autodesk, Inc.

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tobysmith
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Re: Plumbing lines are crashing MEP 2010

03-05-2010 11:04 AM in reply to: mdsonline
You can find a list of know issues with Windows 7 and various AutoCAD 2010 products here: http://usa.autodesk.com/adsk/servlet/ps/dl/item?siteID=123112&id=14056444&linkID=9240937


- Toby

Toby Smith, PE, LEED AP
AutoCAD MEP Product Manager
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jsd1
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Message 9 of 9 (318 Views)

Re: Plumbing lines are crashing MEP 2010

03-05-2010 02:23 PM in reply to: mdsonline
Thank you Gregg and Toby.
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