Option Switch 31: Drawing Output (File/Screen) - Isogen - Reference

Isogen Option Switches Reference

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Procurement, Fabrication, and Construction
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Isogen
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Reference
Version_ISOGEN
13.0(2016)

Controls the following:

  • How and where any isometric drawing is to be output

  • Whether previously created plot files can be overwritten if their names match those currently being created

  • How drawing sheets are numbered

Switch Settings

The following settings are available for Option Switch 31:

SWITCH POSITION 1 - General Plotfile Control

0

Output isometric drawings generated during a run to a single plot file or a series of plot files, depending upon the PLOTFILE LENGTH value set in Option Switch 1.

1

Generate an individual plot file for each isometric drawing.

2

Output the generated drawing(s) to the workstation screen. The terminal type to use is set in Option Switch 69.

3

Plot each isometric drawing on a separate sheet, and output all sheets to a single plot file per pipeline or per system. This setting is valid only for SmartSketch (.igr) and Shape 2D (.sha) file formats.

4

Plot each isometric drawing on a separate sheet, and output all sheets to a single plot file regardless of the number of individual pipelines in the input file. This setting is valid only for SmartSketch (.igr) and Shape 2D (.sha) file formats.

SWITCH POSITION 2 - Plotfile Overwrite Control

0

Allocate next available plot file. Generate name using selected sequence method.

1

Allocate plot file name using selected sequence method after deleting previously generated files.

SWITCH POSITIONS 3 through 5 - Drawing Sheet Numbering

0

Commence first sheet at drawing number 1.

Value

Commence first sheet at drawing number [Value]+1.

Switch Layout

Related Program Development Specifications

Version

Date

Introduced

1.0.0

APR 1983

Dev.No. 87F – Plotfile Overwriting

8.7.0

APR 2001

8.13.0 Release Notes

8.13.0

SEP 2006

11.2.0 Release Notes

11.2.0

DEC 2012

Related Option Switches

Option Switch 1: Plotfile Length
Option Switch 36: Drawing Output (Stacking Value)
Option Switch 37: Drawing Output (Stacking Orientation)
Option Switch 69: Terminal Type Identification
Option Switch 71: Plotfile Format

Option Switch Detail Sketch

Drawing Output - File/Screen (OS 31)