AutoCAD Plant 3D General DIscussion

AutoCAD Plant 3D General DIscussion

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more bugs/crap content/broken tools - U-Bracket

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08-28-2012 10:13 PM

I want to add a saddle clamp to a steel pipe, the pipe is to be hard up against the steel member it sits on.


When trying to add a 'u-bracket' from the pipe supports tool,

plant is insisting on having a positive dimension in the 'BH' field.


the tooltip says that if BL of BW are 0 or -1, then no pipe pad will be drawn

if i have them at 0, no pad is drawn (as expected)

it will not allow me to have a -1 in the BL or BW fields


when not using a pipe pad (BL & BW are set to 0), it is still insisting on a non zero positive number in the BH field, any dimension here will force the legs of the strap into the adjacent steelwork!


is this considered a bug

is this going to be fixed

is there a better work around than using a tiny value [say 0.1mm] for BH (and living with the 0.1mm interference)

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