Accessing Fabricaton Items Through .NET

Like AutoCAD, Fabrication MEP has its own API that can be used to read/write properties, and access different Fabrication objects.  If you have used .NET to create commands for AutoCAD in the past but had difficulty setting up a project to access Fabrication Items, this post may help. If you are new to setting up […]

Creating Navis Spool Search Sets

Many of the posts so far have been about AutoCAD customization and Autolisp tips, so I thought I would write a post about a workflow that you may be able to incorporate into your BIM process (this is after all, the “House of BIM”). I was introduced to both CAD and programming by another contributor […]

AutoCAD Plant 3D PnPIso.exe Scripting

AutoCAD Plant 3D is a fairly robust program with one well-known and useful feature, which is the production of complete isometric drawings directly from model content. Plant 3D utilizes the PCF file format which is a standardized text file that contains information describing the pipe and fittings in the model. Plant 3D also uses its […]