This manual is for those who are using
Aveva PDMS in their day-by-day work and wants to know the system deeper and automate work to make system do whatever they wants.
This is for the starters, who don’t know about programming at all and for beginners, who can already do some simple tasks.
Let’s get started!
There are two possible ways to insert Weight into paragon.
Continue reading Paragon. Weight creation (PWEI)
Sometimes you need to see which p-point is located towards pipeline or maybe you need to figure out which connection type or diameter is located at the leaving part of the element.
This tool may help you, just navigate to pipe element, open form and press button show Ppoints.
Continue reading Show P-Points in Design
Here you can find few PML macros, just for studying.
Software Customization Reference Manual referenced to it.
Its was originally published at http://support.aveva.com but it is hidden now, by some reason.
Link to download achieve.
Sometime we need to find out, what we got in our specs,
while we are in Design module.
We can use standard tool ‘search utility’ or small forms like this. Also its possible to extend functionality using PML callbacks from such user forms.
After updating Aveva Pdms to version 12.1 we got problem, that we can’t preview PLT files if we use TTF.
Continue reading Preview isometric in PDF using UserControl in Aveva Pdms
While creating Pipe elements, we may face with situation when we need to preview category elements, that’s in current specification. Continue reading Pipe Component Preview
Usually admins don’t have problems with export to .ATT of a small models or
if they have not demanding customer.
Continue reading Export specific attributes to .ATT (Navisworks)
This macro may be used to find out, what END is closer to PANE (or all other types) that is intersects SCTN.
We use clash tool, to find out at what point we have collision and than check which end is closer to it.
Continue reading Find SCTN end clashed with Panel
Usually when user haven’t properly exit from Aveva Pdms, they leave phantom users in the system or claim some elements.
Continue reading Self Expunge from Pdms\E3D