You are here: Home > Support > Knowledge Base > Default Schedule Groups for New Projects

Default Schedule Groups for New Projects

Thursday, March 7th, 2019

Q: Can I set a room, wall, or similar schedule group as the default when I start new projects?

A: We do not currently support default schedule groups. However, there is a workaround that will place your preferred group at the top of the list, and therefore be selected when you run the Start New HVAC Project command. The instructions below are for rooms, but this is applicable to city, roof, wall, door, and glass schedule groups as well.

  1. Run the Room Master Schedule command.
    • Ribbon: DMH: Customization->Master & Standards Customization-> dm_dm-roomM Room Master Schedule
    • Pulldown Menu: DM HVAC->Building Definition->Rooms->Room Master Schedule
  2. Press the Select Group button to open the Room Master Schedule Groups dialog box.
  3. Select your preferred schedule group from the list and press the Rename button.
  4. Add an underscore (_) to the beginning of the group name, then press the OK button.
    • Example: Rename “General” to “_General”

The next time you run the Start New HVAC Project command, the room schedule group you renamed will be selected in the Rooms field.

NOTE: This is less effective if there are multiple schedule groups of the same type with an underscore at the beginning of their names. If you want to change which schedule group is at the top of the list, you must also remove the underscore from any other schedule group names.

Related Articles

Filter by
Post Page
HVAC Diffusers HVAC Customization Electrical Plumbing Installation, Licensing, and Software Management Training Recording HVAC Training Electrical Customization Plumbing Customization Customization Electrical General HVAC General Plumbing General Load Calculations
Sort by

Creating a Custom Diffuser Callout Block

Here are detailed instructions for creating a custom diffuser callout block and redefining the callout block in your projects.

14

Training Recording: Ventilation Calculations

This training video teaches you how to configure ventilation calculations in Design Master HVAC.

8

Transferring Customization to a Different Computer

You can transfer your Design Master customization from one computer to another by copying the customization folder and its contents.

8

Dialog Box Keyboard Shortcuts

Many Design Master dialog boxes can be navigated using keyboard shortcuts. Here is a table of common shortcuts and instructions on how to find what shortcuts are available in each dialog box.

0

Correctly Using ASHRAE 62.1 or IMC Ventilation Calculations

When calculating ventilation rates, make sure you set the calculation method in Project Info as well as set the ventilation rates for rooms types according to the code being used.

0

Products

Electrical for Revit

Electrical for AutoCAD

HVAC for AutoCAD

Photometrics for AutoCAD

System Requirements

Support

Contact Support

Install & Update Instructions

Online Training

Knowledge Base

User Manuals

Tutorials

Release Notes

Downloads

Wish List

Remote Support

Company

About

Customer Stories

Awards

Newsletter

Blog

Pricing

Electrical for Revit

Electrical for AutoCAD

HVAC for AutoCAD

Photometrics for AutoCAD

Free Trial

Electrical for Revit

Electrical for AutoCAD

HVAC for AutoCAD

Photometrics for AutoCAD

©2001-2020, Design Master Software, Inc