CONNECT MEP OBJECTS

CONNECT MEP OBJECTS

Win32 and 64, English

Andrzej Kalinowski
Connects Autodesk® AutoCAD® MEP objects (duct/pipes/cable trays etc) after pointing their ends.

General Usage Instructions

Command: DUCTCONNECT,   PIPECONNECT,   FLEXADD

Connects ducts /  pipes  /  adds Flexduct
When the second connector is not pointed to connect to, then the function behaves like CONTINUERUN and allows to just continue drawing from a selected connector.

Command: CONNECTMEPOBJECTS

Alternative to DUCTCONNECT and PIPECONNECT function. Connects two ends of picked ducts, pipes, cabeltrays or fittings.
Supported objects: Pipe, Pipefittingduct, Duct, Ductfitting, Cabletray, Cabletrayfitting, Conduit, Conduitfitting.

Command: CONTINUERUN

This function allows the user to continue an MEP run starting from the picked (single selection mode) end of MEP object.
Supported objects: Pipe, Pipefittingduct, Duct, Ductfitting, Cabletray, Cabletrayfitting, Conduit, Conduitfitting, Schematic, Schematic_pipe,  Schematicpipefitting, Wire.

Command aliases:

The application comes with the long command names listed above. To create your own short aliases for these commands, go to ACAD.PGP file or Menu Manage->Customization->Edit aliases->Edit Aliases. Command aliases used in video-example: DC for DUCTCONNECT, PC for PIPECONNECT, FA for FLEXADD, CTR for CONTINUERUN

Compatibility:

All AutoCAD MEP versions.

Screenshots

Commands

Ribbon/Toolbar Icon Command Command Description

CONTINUERUN

This function allows the user to continue a MEP run starting from the picked (single selection mode) end of MEP object. Supported objects: Pipe, Pipefittingduct, Duct, Ductfitting, Cabletray, Cabletrayfitting, Conduit, Conduitfitting, Schematic, Schematic_pipe, Schematicpipefitting, Wire

DUCTCONNECT

Connects ducts. When second connector is not pointed to connect to, then function behaves like CONTINUERUN and allows to just continue drawing from a selected connector.

PIPECONNECT

Connects pipes. When second connector is not pointed to connect to, then function behaves like CONTINUERUN and allows to just continue drawing from a selected connector.

FLEXADD

Adds Flexduct.

CONNECTMEPOBJECTS

Alternative to DUCTCONNECT and PIPECONNECT function. Connects two ends of picked ducts, pipes, cabeltrays or fittings. Supported objects: Pipe, Pipefittingduct, Duct, Ductfitting, Cabletray, Cabletrayfitting, Conduit, Conduitfitting.

Installation/Uninstallation

The installer that ran when you downloaded this app/plug-in from Autodesk App Store will start installing the app/plug-in. OR, simply double-click the downloaded installer to install the app/plugin. You may need to restart the Autodesk product to activate the app/plug-in. To uninstall this plug-in, exit the Autodesk product if you are currently running it, simply rerun the installer, and select the "Uninstall" button. OR, click Control Panel > Programs > Programs and Features (Windows 7/8.1/10) and uninstall as you would any other application from your system.

Additional Information

Known Issues

Contact

Company Name: Andrzej Kalinowski
Support Contact: andrzejkalinowski@onet.eu

Author/Company Information

Andrzej Kalinowski

Support Information

Support via Contact form on www.autolisps.blogpost.com

Version History

Version Number Version Description

10.00

Initial release
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