Hi. My company just purchased plant 3D and it looks like a great package.
Issue: when I key-in information for a straight asme tee in the spec editor, there are 3 columns where you can manually input wall thickness.
Exporting the spec to excel: I only get option to key-in wall thickness in 1 column (and not 3 separate columns like in the spec editor). When importing the file back to spec editor, no wall thickness information I keyed-in is reflected in the spec
What to do?
The dimension parameters can’t be edited though Excel spread sheet.
The only workaround that I could think, use the Catalog editor to set the dimension values and add the components into Spec again.
Thanks & Regards,
Or Catalog Builder (version beta) and than export the excel to exist catalog.
The Catalog builder is not editor of existing Catalog. The Catalog builder is very useful when you create new Catalog.
Thanks & Regards,
Hi! I'm facing the same problem. Is there still no better solution that typing wall thicknesses in in the catalog editor? I have an EN fittings catalog (elbows, tees, reducers) where I want to add wall thicknesses and even more, I want to create each size with multiple wall thicknesses to choose from. Assigning the wall thicknesses manually in the catalog editor would be enormously time consuming (key in wall thickness->"all ports have the same properties"->"save to catalog" for each single part in the catalog). Isn't there any workaround to get to enter the wall thichnesses in Excel?
And also, in the spec editor, when I want to duplicate one size in a part family and click "duplicate size", I expect the dimensions and long descrition (size) to remain the same, but somehow these fields are all blank after duplicating, so "duplicate size" button gives the same results as "new size". Is this some kind of a bug? I am using Spec Editor 2013.