In standard AutoCAD MEP your catalogs are 'loaded' by default. It is not like Eastcoast who uses an in memory catalog. Standard AutoCAD MEP catalogs are file based and loaded when you start unless your setup has been modified. To define the The catalog name you specify is the name of the Autodesk product catalog (APC) file that you access through the MEP Catalogs tab in the Options dialog box when you load the catalog into your drawing. browse to and select a directory location for Catalog Root Directory. Catalog-based content refers to objects defined by part definitions and associated part models, and that are grouped into part catalogs. The part catalogs included with AutoCAD MEP toolset offer an extensive collection of parts for use during design.
30 Dec - 5 min - Uploaded by Keith Brown When creating custom parts in AutoCAD MEP it is preferred to place the parts in a custom. 26 Feb - 4 min - Uploaded by David Geer How to take an existing AutoCAD MEP catalog an make a new catalog. Catalog Data Solutions Selected by Charlotte Pipe for Online Catalog and AutoCAD MEP CAD Downloads. San Jose, CA, September 9,
After some time off I have taken up blogging again. This is a first post on creating custom content catalogs in AutoCAD MEP. My thoughts are to. We have a catalog created of our parts and pipe systems that works perfectly fine in AutoCAD MEP but after we installed it does not. MEP utilizes Catalogs that store all the information pertaining to the different They are not saved in the catalog folders of AutoCAD MEP. If you are getting the routing preference or parts catalog dialog box dwt instead of the one for MEP or you haven't set up your routing preferences. files (dwt): AEC Model; AutoCAD MEP template files (dwt): Aecb Model.