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owen.bannon
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Problem Adding New Instrument Linetype

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04-05-2012 04:02 AM

I am trying to create additional instrument linetypes in AutoCAD P&ID 2012 and I have run into a problem. I cannot get the new linetypes to display correctly on the tool pallette. They all appear as a continuous line. If I hover the cursor over the symbol I can tell which line is which. How do I change the symbol on the pallette?

You have to do it manually. First, get a snapshot of the linetype, either pngout or any other method. Then edit the "atc" file and include the image into the file.

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VinodBalasubramanian
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Re: Problem Adding New Instrument Linetype

04-08-2012 05:51 PM in reply to: owen.bannon

Hi,

 

You could able to edit a symbol under project setup. If its something different, please send me a screenshot of your problem.



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Re: Problem Adding New Instrument Linetype

04-08-2012 09:43 PM in reply to: owen.bannon

You have to do it manually. First, get a snapshot of the linetype, either pngout or any other method. Then edit the "atc" file and include the image into the file.

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owen.bannon
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Re: Problem Adding New Instrument Linetype

04-11-2012 07:28 AM in reply to: Rave.Tam

Thanks for your help Rave.

 

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