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M. To draw connections between piping supports and the structure

  1. On the Piping ribbon tab, select the  Connection Support tool in the Connection group.

    The mouse pointer changes appearance to the Support Connection cursor ().
  2. Click a piping model support. A dynamic line is now attaches this support to the cursor.
  3. Click either a node or a beam element in the structural model.

    The support association is shown as a dashed, red line in the view window. The Pipe Supports table is updated to reflect the Connect To structural entity.

    Note: You may wish to edit the Dist. Along Beam value in the Pipe Supports table to control the exact connection location.
  4. Repeat steps 3 and 4 to connect as many supports as needed.
  5. Press the <ESC> key to exit the Support Connection cursor.