OrthoGen for Intergraph CADWorx PLANT Professional has been released!
OrthoGen for CADWorx does for 2D orthographics what Isogen does for 2D isometric generation from 3D models. Simply define your drawing formats, define your 2D views, and Orthogen automatically creates fully annotated 2D plan, section, elevation and other drawings required for site layout and construction. OrthoGen pre-populated with dozens of common drawing types that require only minor adjustments to achieve your desired drawing styles.
Orthogen is a mature software product that has been used in Intergraph’s PDS plant design software for years. CADWorx is now the only AutoCAD-Based Plant Design software compatible with OrthoGen!
Below is a short Video on Orthogen:
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Integrated with AutoCAD® and CADWorx®
The OrthoGen for CADWorx Plant Professional (OrthoGen) integrated drawing interface quickly reads properties directly from CADWorx models files. Because OrthoGen operates within the AutoCAD environment users can auto annotate, and conduct other 2D embellishments, through AutoCAD viewports. OrthoGen also integrates well with existing user developed CADWorx commands, details, standards, and block libraries.
Multiple AutoCAD viewports and xRefs
OrthoGen allows the use of multiple AutoCAD viewports and utilizes data from xRefs up to three levels deep. Because of this flexibility users can create drawings representing multiple scales and views. Because OrthoGen is tightly integrated into the AutoCAD environment it also supports the AutoCAD User Coordinate Systems (UCS)
Flexible settings and standards creation
The user interface of OrthoGen for CADWorx lets users select thousands of option combinations. These combinations can be saved as drawings styles for future individual or group use. In addition the production mode interface allows the easy enforcement of project standards. To ensure user productivity OrthoGen is supplied with forty pre-defined and editable drawing styles, so users can be up and running in no time.
Easy label repositioning and modification
When using OrthoGen in the CADWorx environment users can use basic AutoCAD commands to move and rotate labels. What is special is that these edits are preserved when running updates on the drawing, eliminating unnecessary re-work. Users can also add additional dimensions, hatching, notes, details, etc. using basic CADWorx and AutoCAD commands.
Automated column grid references
By creating a single grid model helps coordinate and automate the placement of grid labels for ALL drawings on a project. Grid models provide a firm dimensional base that helps eliminate guesswork and the introduction of errors.
Annotations where you want them
The fast, high-resolution, white-space search algorithms allow users to generate orthographic representations that will automatically avoid areas that you do not wish to have dimensions or annotations to appear. Commands also help define dimension “edges” on the drawings.