Create and Upload a Drawing Set
You can create and upload a drawing set (a collection of drawings sheets) so that they are published together, by going to.
- From the home page, under Projects, select the name of
the project you want to open.Alternatively, go to the main menu in the upper left-hand corner, select Projects, and then select the name of the project you want to open.The Dashboard for the project appears.
- Select the Drawings tab.
The Create New Drawing Set window appears.
Fill in the Set Name and
other required fields, and click Save.
The Title Block Processing file-upload window for your drawing set appears.
Drag-and-drop files into your drawing set, or click
Upload to upload files from your computer.
Note: If you want to upload individual drawings sheets, click Cancel from the Title Block Processing window, which defaults to the Use File Name option. This results in a drag-and-drop screen for the files of your drawing set, where you must follow the established naming convention for Sheet # and Sheet Name, as specified in Upload a Drawing.Once you drag-and-drop or upload your file on the Title Block Processing page, the Define Title Location page appears.
On the Define Title Location page, use the
highlight region tools to select any areas of the title block which you would
like to process as follows:
Note: Discipline codes will be auto-parsed from the first letter in the Sheet Number field.Important: If characters are not recognized when you use any of the highlight region tools, you can do one of the following:
- Sheet Number -
- Sheet Name -
- Revision Date -
- Manually correct any incorrect text prior to publishing
- Request PDFs with searchable text from the originator of your drawings.
You will receive a notification once the set has been split. If you have any errors in processing your drawing set, the system will notify you of errors that you need to address prior to publishing your set (example: "Your Drawing Set has 2 errors. Please fix them before publishing."), you can click Edit next to any sheet with an error symbol in the Status column.
Select Publish & Notify to
publish your drawing set.
The Publish Drawings dialog box displays. If you wish to add existing markups to the drawings you are uploading, select the Bring Markups Forward option. Select your distribution group or any of your contacts to notify them of your published drawing set.
- Once you are finished, select Publish.