Getting Started with Python in Plant 3D

10 November 2020All, Autodesk Software, plant 3dplant, Python

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On a fairly regular basis, we get asked about using Python to customize Plant 3D parts. The information is spread out over a few links, so I thought it’d be useful to get it into a blog post.

Python Blog Series

To get a solid start on Python, you should work through the blog series over on ADN. Here’s links below:

  1. Overview – https://adndevblog.typepad.com/autocad/2015/06/custom-python-scripts-for-autocad-plant-3d-part-1.html
  2. Example Script – https://adndevblog.typepad.com/autocad/2015/06/custom-python-scripts-for-autocad-plant-3d-part-2.html
  3. Expansion Joint example – https://adndevblog.typepad.com/autocad/2015/06/custom-python-scripts-for-autocad-plant-3d-part-3.html
  4. Deployment – https://adndevblog.typepad.com/autocad/2015/07/custom-python-scripts-for-autocad-plant-3d-part-4.html
  5. Custom Nozzle – https://adndevblog.typepad.com/autocad/2016/01/custom-python-scripts-for-autocad-plant-3d-part-5.html

Autodesk University

I’ve taught some courses at Autodesk University in the past, and the handouts for those have some details about custom Equipment scripts. Though it’s from 2012, the content all applies.

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https://www.autodesk.com/autodesk-university/class/Scripting-Components-AutoCADR-Plant-3D-2012

Miscellaneous

Like all things as time goes on, we learn more tricks. Since writing those articles, my preferred IDE has become Visual Studio code. Because it is flexible, you can easily customize the build process to launch Plant 3d and load scripts to setup your Python testing environment. Let us know how your Python journey goes!

 

 

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