Fabrication – Button Mapping

March 17, 2021 Heather Volk

Issue:

Design line is not putting in the correct reducer, bend or pattern.

Causes:

Missing or incorrect button mappings.

Solution:

There are a few solutions to fix the issue. You can add new button code mappings or change current configurations of button mappings. To add a new button code mapping, open “Edit Service Database”

Then select Services and the button mapping tab.

To add a new mapping, right click in a blank spot and select New.

Under the “Button Code” option you will select the new mapping. Example a “bend”:

The options under alternates goes back to the fittings and the coding specified per part.

If you want to move/ swap fitting choice up or down in the list and change the sequence, select the button mapping and then select the up or down arrow on the right:

This will change the priority of what item design line puts in first, per the coding.

About the Author

Heather Volk

Sr. Technical Support Specialist, Building Solutions<br><br>Heather is responsible for responding to customer requests and helping them address technical challenges in a timely manner. She is an experienced Computer Aided Design Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the construction industry. She has strong arts and design professional skills in AutoCAD, plumbing, computer aided design (CAD), project estimation, and facility management, and a history of providing training and technical support.

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