AutoCAD Plant 3D General DIscussion

AutoCAD Plant 3D General DIscussion

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Custom Part Problems

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08-26-2011 10:33 AM

Since the 2012 version is almost here. I re-installed the autocad Plant 2011 demo version to suggest it to my superiors. Currently we do not use programs of this kind.

One of the things that I should demonstrate is that we will be able to use our blocks library.

To do this I decided to create a metric Project and create a custom part


The steps that I followed are:

  • Inserted the block
  • Convert the block using the plantpartconverter command
  • Created the Custom Part using the plantcustompart command
  • Completed the settings
  • Inserted the custom part

 The problem that I have is that I can not connect any other element to the custom part created

See pictures attached.

I followed the steps suggested on the help and I do not find what I am doing wrong.

Could you help?


Thank you in advance.



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Re: Custom Part Problems

08-26-2011 01:58 PM in reply to: maxdc
In the window of t'he first picture change mm to inch, and end type to PL. And then use t'he same spec (cs150).
Yury Bogdanov
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Re: Custom Part Problems

08-29-2011 10:51 AM in reply to: maxdc

It worked. Thanks



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Re: Custom Part Problems

03-20-2013 04:46 PM in reply to: maxdc


I have a same issue and I did what you mention here. but how can I change type of spec when I import custom block.


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