Spool Settings

Spool Settings

Found in the Settings drop down menu, Spool Settings is used to set various global spooling options.

Settings

These are global options so disabling them overrides the options for each viewport in your spool template
  • Renumber spools when created or modified - This option will use your current renumbering settings to renumber the spooled components.
  • Include Hangers in Spools - When checked, hangers that are hosted to your Define Spool Run or AutoSpool selections will be automatically included into the spool.
  • Enable Continuation Tags - Define the tag and path to the RFA. With this option enabled these tags will automatically be placed in the spool, notating the connecting spool number.
  • Enable Spot Coordinates - Places spot coordinates and elevation on the opening of the spools and/or the top of hanger.
  • Enable Spot Slope - If the pipe is sloped in the spool then this slope tag will be placed automatically.
  • Enable Viewport Tags - Places the defined tag at the bottom of each viewport
  • Enable Dimensions - Global option for enabling dimensions in spools.
    • Leader length
    • Dimension style
    • Maximum number of fabrication parts to dimension setting
  • Spool Status - Updates the status upon these actions
  • PreFab Package Status - Updates the status upon these actions
  • Spool manager values option - Apply these value to the assembly only or assembly and parts within the assembly
  • View Templates option
    • Assign View Values: When a View Template has been set for the viewport family in the spool viewport properties, this option will copy run Revit's Apply View Properties command on the viewport and set the View Template to "None".
    • Apply View Template: Uses the spool templates's viewport View Template setting.
When editing your spool template and setting the View Template property on each viewport, the View Template must be present in your project for this feature to work.


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