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Intergraph Smart P&ID Support Utilities

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Smart P&ID Version
9 (2019)
  1. Set the active plant as desired via Drawing Manager.

  2. On the Start menu, select Intergraph Smart P&ID Support Utilities > Change Linked Document Source to start the utility.

    The following form should be displayed:

  3. Expand the Plant tree in the Plant hierarchy pane to display the units.

    Once a unit has been selected the unit’s drawing list appears in the Drawing pane. If the Include Subnodes in ListView option is selected, all drawings located underneath that plant group will be listed in the Drawing pane when that plant group is clicked.

  4. Highlight all drawings that are to be processed and select the add (>) button. This adds the drawings to the Drawing list pane.

    • Drawings from multiple plant groups may be added to the Drawing list pane by highlighting the plant group at a level in the hierarchy that includes other desired plant groups in the Plant hierarchy pane and selecting the add (>) button.

    • All drawings from a plant item group (such as unit, area) or plant may be added to the Drawing list pane by highlighting the item in the Plant hierarchy pane and selecting the add (>) button, or use (>>) button.

    • Drawings can be removed from the drawing list by highlighting them in the Drawing list pane and selecting the remove (<) button.

  5. Once the Drawing list pane contains all drawings that require processing, enter the path to the point that will be replaced in the Old Replace Path field. Enter the path that will replace the value Old Replace Path in the New Replace Path field. The Old Full Path and New Full Path fields are read-only and identify to the user what linked paths will be modified.

    The utility will test all drawings in the select set for their recreate state before the process begins. Drawings that are found to be in a recreate state will not be processed and will be logged as such in the "SPAError.log" file and a message is displayed to the user once all the processing is completed.

  6. Click the Update button to begin processing the drawings. The utility will perform a find and replace on each linked attachment’s source path.

    If the Change Linked object to Embedded check box is selected, the utility will break the links for all linked objects whose source files are located inside the old replace path and make these objects as embedded objects in Smart P&ID drawings.

    The Processing status progress bar will be displayed during processing. When the utility has completed processing the selected files, the following message will be displayed:

  7. Click the OK button and then the Cancel button to dismiss the utility form.

Generate Report provides an additional function of reporting information of all linked/embedded objects in selected drawings. The report will be saved as LinkReport.xls file in the local machine’s TEMP directory.