Resting Pipe on Steel Members or other objects can be difficult unless you know the tricks.
Here is the scenario:
Horizontal route needs to turn down vertically and then needs to turn horizontally to lie across steel.
To route this pipe, you will want to continue the pipe run by selecting the pipe and then the + at the
end of it. You will pull down seeing an elbow in the route.
You will need to set the routing line to BOP. You will find this in the ribbon (Home tab, Routing &
Use the .X point filter to select the top of steel that you want the pipe to lie across
Select the Steel member’s top edge and notice that the pipe will not travel past the steel when you
pull in that direction. Make sure your Ortho (F8) is turned on. You will also notice that the red line
should be on the BOP and not on the COP.
Change your PLANE (compass) to a horizontal configuration to get the pipe to lie across the steel.
If it is not changed, the COP ...