In AutoPLANT Isometric, there are two Line Types by default. The first is MAJOR and the second one is MINOR. They are have set line weight or thickness with MAJOR's thickness set to 0.0125 and MINOR set to 0.00. Some users may want to change these values so that the two lines are slightly thicker. The first section goes over how to set the value for all future drawings while the second section goes over how to change the value in existing drawings.
This section goes over setting the Line Weight for new drawings that don't exist yet, such as working on a project that just started or one that has been going on, but will have new Isometric drawings created at a later date. This is all done in Project Administrator, so access to Project Administrator will be required. In this example, the MAJOR line will be changed to 0.025 and the MINOR will be changed to 0.0125.
Now any new drawings will have a MAJOR line weight of 0.025 and a MINOR line weight of 0.0125. This can be checked by creating a new drawing, loading Isometrics, then going to Isometrics>Setup>Drawing Preferences. In the Component section, one will see the current selected Line Type and it's Line Thickness is displayed below it.
The changes described above only work for new drawings in that project. If the project contains older Isometric drawings, then those will not have these settings. This is because AutoPLANT stores these values in the drawing's variables which can't be changed by Project Administrator. In order to modify existing drawings, follow these steps for each drawing.
This will need to be done for each drawing that the was created after the values were set in Project Administrator. The displayvariables command isn't needed to change the values, it was only provided to give a user a better understanding of the values that they will be changing. Remember to work with caution when modifying the drawing's variables.
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