In OpenPlant Modeler CONNECT Edition, requirement is to import pipeline lists & its properties from excel file. Below wiki article will explain the procedure & key-points to achieve such requirement.
In OpenPlant Modeler CONNECT Edition, to define a new pipeline we need to enter details (Associations & Properties) under Create Pipeline dialog, refer image below.
From OpenPlant Modeler CONNECT Edition Update 7, new feature as Import Tag Instances has been introduced that allows to import pipeline & its properties from three different mode of database files.Importing of tag instances can be achieved via Excel file (*.xls, *.xlsx), Access file (*.mdb, *.accdb) & SQLite (*.db, *.db3, *. SQLite, *.sqlite3). In this wiki article, we will cover the option via excel file.
To perform import tag instances properly (without any issues), please note below mentioned key-points.
Format (For Sample excel file, Click Here)Header must be properties of PIPING_NETWORK_SYSTEM classSheet Names should be Class Name (PIPING_NETWORK_SYSTEM, PLANT_AREA etc.)
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