ISY Plant Review

ISY Plant Review

Win32 and 64, English

Norconsult Informasjonssystemer AS
A tool for reviewing AVEVA PDMS models in AutoCAD®. It allows the user to see the hierarchy of the PDMS model, reference parts of the model, review element attributes and search and highlight elements

General Usage Instructions

Sample use cases: 

• Reference existing PDMS models into Autodesk® AutoCAD® design tools and create new design based on existing PDMS design. 

• Create layout drawings in AutoCAD based on existing PDMS design. 

• Users of different CAD systems need to reference each other’s data. 

• Owner/operator requires model on dwg format.


Ribbon/Toolbar Icon Command Command Description


This function is used to open the about box.


This function opens all the drawings in a project XML to cache them. The caching function is new in the 2013 version of AutoCAD and is therefore not available in previous versions. This command should be run every time new drawings are received to make referencing files go faster.


This function reviews a project using an XML file created during conversion with ISY Plant ImportPDMS. When the command is called a tree structure is created based on the XML file and it is possible to reference files in the selected project from the tree structure.


This function reviews the active file and all referenced files at the time the command is called. This command will only work if either the active file or one of the referenced files is created with ISY Plant ImportPDMS. When the command is called a tree structure is created based on active and referenced files.


This function is used to annotate drawings that contains models generated with ISY Plant ImportPDMS with the PDMS attributes.


The installer that ran when you downloaded this plug-in from Autodesk App Store has already installed the plug-in. You may need to restart the Autodesk product to activate the plug-in. To uninstall this plug-in, click Control Panel > Programs > Programs and Features (Windows 7/8/8.1/10) or Control Panel > Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP), and uninstall as you would any other application from your system.

Additional Information

Sample project: A sample project is provided in the installation folder of ISY Plant Review, or it can be downloaded here.

Related applications: Information about ISY Plant ImportPDMS can be found here.

Known Issues


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Version History

Version Number Version Description


Added 2018 support


Bug fix. Cannot reference project that active file is a part of because of circular dependence. Improved message to user in XML validation form.


Added Support for AutoCAD® 2017 and AutoCAD® Plant 3D® 2017. Added about box command. Minor fixes.


Bug fix. Xrefed models are now being scaled on attach.
New options for annotations; Remove '/' in front of PDMS names and edit attribute values before placement.
Support for AutoCAD and AutoCAD® Plant 3D® 2016.


Updated annotation when command is called from AutoCAD Plant 3D.
Support for AutoCAD® Plant 3D® 2015.


Initial release.

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