AutoCAD Plant 3D General DIscussion

AutoCAD Plant 3D General DIscussion

Valued Contributor
Posts: 54
Registered: ‎10-26-2009
Message 1 of 3 (280 Views)

Unit of PipeLength of BOM

280 Views, 2 Replies
12-14-2011 08:30 AM

HI all


could you pls tell me if there is anywhere that i can set the Unit of pipe length of the BOM?

by default,the unit is M(Metric project),but we want to set the unit as MM.


And we can see in the Material list of cut piece,the unit of pipe cut length is MM.

i have test somewhere is the ISOconfig.xml file,but do not success.

so if anyone know how to config it ,pls tell me .thanks.

Valued Contributor
Posts: 64
Registered: ‎11-22-2010
Message 2 of 3 (273 Views)

Re: Unit of PipeLength of BOM

12-14-2011 05:50 PM in reply to: 19820415

In the Isoconfig.xml file.


Go to or find <Style Name="MetricPipeLengthAlt" UnitFormat="Decimal" Precision="Precision2" Prefix="" Suffix="M" Scale="0.001" Decimal="." />


change the values of Precision tp Precision1 (can be adjusted the tolerance of Precision1 to 5 and suffix to MM.


try that and see if its okay.



Posts: 13
Registered: ‎12-18-2011
Message 3 of 3 (257 Views)

Re: Unit of PipeLength of BOM

12-18-2011 07:43 PM in reply to: neonade

Thanks for your information, now i know how to change the unit of  pipelength of BOM.

I have tested the precision and i got the  tolerance of precison 1 to 9. i use the Plant 3D 2012.

just you know.:smileyhappy:

Are you familiar with the Autodesk Expert Elites? The Expert Elite program is made up of customers that help other customers by sharing knowledge and exemplifying an engaging style of collaboration. To learn more, please visit our Expert Elite website.
Need installation help?

Start with some of our most frequented solutions to get help installing your software.

New AutoCAD Plant 3D Category!

The AutoCAD Plant 3D forum has moved into it's very own category page, and can no longer be found within the Additional Product Forums.