AutoCAD Plant 3D General DIscussion

AutoCAD Plant 3D General DIscussion

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dennis
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Bolt set bubble leader needs to be longer - Plant3D 2012

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08-03-2012 09:59 AM

I have created a pipe spec with cast-on flanges.  The bolt set is coming in as expected, however the red-bubble is buried inside the joint connection rather than sticking out some so that I can see it and easily select it.  How can I fix this so that when Plant3D makes the connection, I can see easily the boltset bubble?

I think the nominal diameter and / or the the MatchingPipeOD properties of the BoltSet are used to determine the length to draw the set.

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quentin.contreras
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Re: Bolt set bubble leader needs to be longer - Plant3D 2012

08-06-2012 04:58 PM in reply to: dennis

Could you possibly include a screen shot that way I can see exactly what you are seeing?

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TomislavGolubovic
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Re: Bolt set bubble leader needs to be longer - Plant3D 2012

08-06-2012 05:00 PM in reply to: dennis

The bolt symbol in the 3D model?



Tomislav Golubovic
Plant Solutions Engineer
Autodesk Australia / New Zealand
Autodesk, Inc.

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dennis
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Re: Bolt set bubble leader needs to be longer - Plant3D 2012

08-07-2012 05:04 AM in reply to: dennis

I added in a screen shot that shows the bubble.  I used the IsolateObject light-bulb to turn off the fittings to expose the bubble leader.  I want that bubble to be below the fitting so that I can select it without isolating off the fitting.  Yes, you will see in the attachment that I am talking about the 3D model.

 

Thanks for the help,

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quentin.contreras
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Re: Bolt set bubble leader needs to be longer - Plant3D 2012

08-10-2012 04:14 PM in reply to: dennis

Have you made any progess in resolving the problem yet? I am still doing some looking as to if there is a feature that will allow you to change the size, but have not come up with anything yet. I am still searching though...

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PeterQuinn
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Re: Bolt set bubble leader needs to be longer - Plant3D 2012

08-13-2012 11:17 AM in reply to: quentin.contreras

I think the nominal diameter and / or the the MatchingPipeOD properties of the BoltSet are used to determine the length to draw the set.



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