Create Sections

The Create Sections command is used to create, modify, and display sections.

To work with sections, go to

DM HVAC->Sections->Create Sections

Duct Sections Dialog Box

Sections--Duct Sections dialog box

Section Name: The names of the sections that have been created in the project.

New Section: Press this button to create a new section. The New Section dialog box will appear.

Sections--New Section dialog box

Section Name: The name of the new section to create.

Edit Section: Press this button to change the name of the section selected in the Section Names list. The Edit Section dialog box will appear.

Sections--Edit Section dialog box

Old Name: The current name of the section.

Section Name: The new name of the section.

Delete Section: Press this button to delete the section selected in the Section Names list.

Add Ducts: Press this button to add ducts to the section selected in the Section Names list. You will be prompted to select the ducts on the drawing to add to the section. The ducts that are already in the section will be highlighted.

Select the ducts to add to the section / <Cancel)>:
Select objects:

After you select the ducts to add, you will be returned to the Duct Sections dialog box.

Remove Ducts: Press this button to remove ducts from the section selected in the Section Names list. You will be prompted to select the ducts on the drawing to remove from the section. The ducts that are not in the section will be highlighted.

Select the ducts to remove from the section / <Cancel)>:
Select objects:

After you select the ducts to remove, you will be returned to the Duct Sections dialog box.

Add MEQ: Press this button to add mechanical equipment to the section selected in the Section Names list. You will be prompted to select the mechanical equipment on the drawing to add to the section. The mechanical equipment that are already in the section will be highlighted.

Select the mechanical equipment to add to the section:
Select objects:

After you select the mechanical equipment to add, you will be returned to the Duct Sections dialog box.

Remove MEQ: Press this button to remove mechanical equipment from the section selected in the Section Names list. You will be prompted to select the mechanical equipment on the drawing to remove from the section. The mechanical equipment that are not in the section will be highlighted.

Select the MEQ to remove from the section / <Cancel)>:
Select objects:

After you select the mechanical equipment to remove, you will be returned to the Duct Sections dialog box.

Draw Cutline: Press this button to draw the cutline for the section selected in the Section Names list on the drawing. You will be prompted to specify where the cutline is to be located on the drawing.

First point for section cutline:

You will then be prompted to specify the end of the cutline.

Second point:

Finally, you will be prompted to specify which side of the cutline to face.

Pick point on side to fact:

Select a point that is on the side of the cutline where the ducts you want displayed are. After you specify the cutline location, you will be returned to the Duct Sections dialog box.

Set Insertion Point: Press this button to set the location where the section selected in the Section Names list will be inserted on the drawing.

The section will be drawn at the specified location and you will be returned to the Duct Sections dialog box.

Generate Section: Press this button to update the section selected in the Section Names list. The section will be redrawn in its current location, using the ducts and mechanical equipment you have selected. If the insertion point has not been set, you will prompted to specify it as if you pressed the Set Insertion Point button.


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