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The Pipe Types commands are used to customize the pipe types used in your project.
See the Edit Project List, Edit Standards List, Copy Project List to Standards, and Copy Standards List to Project commands work.section for more information about how the
To customize the pipe types in the current project, go to
Ribbon: DMP: Customization->Project Customization-> Pipe Types
Pulldown Menu: DM Plumbing->Customization->Pipe Types->Edit Project List
To customize the pipe type standards, go to
Ribbon: DMP: Customization->Standards Customization-> Pipe Types
Pulldown Menu: DM Plumbing->Customization->Pipe Types->Edit Standards List
Pipe Type Dialog Box
Move Up: Press this button to move the selected pipe type up in the list.
Move Down: Press this button to move the selected pipe type down in the list.
Delete: Press this button to delete the selected pipe type. The pipe type cannot be deleted if it is currently in use.
New: Press this button to create a new pipe type. The Select Pipe Type dialog box will appear.
Select the pipe type to copy settings from and press the OK button. A new pipe type will be created. The layers, labels, linetypes, flow categories, sizes, and sizing tables for the new pipe type will match the settings for the pipe type that was copied.
Name: The full name of the pipe type.
Short Name: The shorthand name of the pipe type. This value is used when generating new layer names for the pipe type.
Flow Direction: Sets the flow direction of the pipe type toward or away from fixtures. This setting only affects the direction of the arrowhead when inserting the pipe on the drawing.
Elbow Graphic: How the pipe type is drawn when two pipes connect at an angle.
Tee Graphic: How the pipe type is drawn when two pipes connect at a tee.
Fitting Ticks: Whether tick marks are displayed on the pipe at pipe symbols. If Show tick marks before pipe symbols is set to No, tick marks will not be shown for pipe symbols. See the section for more information.
Label Location: Where pipe labels will be inserted on the pipe.
Hide Pipes Below Ductwork: Whether the pipe type will be displayed with hidden lines when it runs underneath ductwork drawn by Design Master HVAC. Hidden pipes will appear as dashed lines when underneath the ductwork.
If this box is checked, settings in the CONTINUOUS.dialog box for the pipe linetype will be disabled. The pipe linetype must be set to
Edit Labels: Press this button to open the dialog box.
Edit Linetypes: Press this button to open the dialog box.
Edit Flow Categories: Press this button to open the dialog box.
Edit Sizes: Press this button to open the dialog box.
Edit Sizing Tables: Press this button to open the dialog box.
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