AutoCAD P&ID General Discussion

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EZTCADSYS
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Registered: ‎11-29-2007
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2008 P&ID Data Manager

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04-28-2008 07:40 AM
AutoCAD P&ID 2008 I have three drawings which are nearly identical. Only difference is the component (equipment & instrumentation) numbering will be different. Why when I do a “save-as” does the new drawing lose all information in the data manager for the new drawing? None of the components are listed – the data manager for the new drawing is completely blank.
*Peter Quinn
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Re: 2008 P&ID Data Manager

04-28-2008 11:21 AM in reply to: EZTCADSYS
EZTCADSYS,

You might be able to get the data back by removing the copied drawing from
the project and adding it back in.

I asked one of the people more familiar with the product and she suggested
wblocking out the drawing you want to copy, creating a new empty drawing in
the project, and inserting, then exploding the wblock.

Peter Quinn (Autodesk)

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AutoCAD P&ID 2008 I have three drawings which are nearly identical. Only
difference is the component (equipment & instrumentation) numbering will be
different. Why when I do a "save-as" does the new drawing lose all
information in the data manager for the new drawing? None of the components
are listed - the data manager for the new drawing is completely blank.
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EZTCADSYS
Posts: 15
Registered: ‎11-29-2007
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Re: 2008 P&ID Data Manager

04-30-2008 08:35 AM in reply to: EZTCADSYS
This way worked fine (Wblock, then explode) thanks for the help
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