AutoCAD Plant 3D 2018.1.2 Update Readme


This readme contains the latest information for Autodesk® AutoCAD® Plant 3D 2018.1.2 Update. It is recommended to read the entire document before you install the product.
IMPORTANT:Autodesk® AutoCAD® Plant 3D 2018.1.1 Update must be installed before you install this update.


Project Migration

The following issues are now fixed:

  • P&ID drawings that failed to migrate during the project migration process.
  • Drawings that are not recognized as part of the project after the migration.

Collaboration & Vault

The following issues are now fixed:

  • Performance improvement for high latency network.
  • Some project settings are not synchronized.
  • Orthographic views cannot be updated in certain cases.

P&ID Improvements

The following issues are now fixed, which has resulted in performance improvements when:

  • Selecting and copying P&ID objects.
  • Refreshing data manager.
  • Opening a project setup.

Orthographic improvements

The following issues are now fixed:

  • PlantOrthoShowOpenPipeSymbol variable did not work correctly in some cases.
  • A new variable PlantOrthoPipeBreak is added to control whether to display pipe break symbol for orthographic views.

Miscellaneous Fixes

Other issues that are now fixed:

  • Isometric LDT files failed to import.
  • Unable to export to the correct file format with Excel 2016.

Installation Instructions

Before You Begin

As you prepare to install this Update, keep the following in mind:

  • Back Up Custom Files: It is recommended that you back up all custom CUIX, MNR, and MNL files before you apply this Update.
  • Administrative Privileges: During installation, you will be prompted for the original installation media or a network image. To apply this Update, you must have administrative privileges to install and uninstall products.
  • Network Deployment: Administrators can deploy this Update over a network using the Deployment Wizard.
  • About Your Product: After you install the Update, updated product information displays in the About dialog box.
  • Reboot: After you install, it is recommended to reboot your system even if not prompted.

Apply This Update to a Stand-Alone Installation

Follow these instructions to install this Update on a single computer.

  1. Download this Update and save it to any folder.
  2. If required, insert the product media (for example, the AutoCAD installation disc).
  3. Find the folder where you saved the Update and double-click the executable (EXE) file.

Apply This Update Through a Local Network

Follow these instructions to install this Update on multiple computers using your local network.

  1. Download this Update and save it to any shared folder on your local network.
  2. Find the shared folder where you saved the Update and double-click the executable (EXE) file.

NOTE:Installation through your local network using the CAD Manager Control Utility is not supported for this Update.
NOTE:After applying this patch, the Product Version in the About box will be listed as K049.1510.r2.update Autodesk AutoCAD Plant 3D 2018.1.2 Update.

Uninstall This Update

Windows 7 / Windows 8.1 / Windows 10

  1. From the Start menu (Windows), click Control Panel.
  2. Click Programs.
  3. Click Programs and Features.
  4. Click View installed updates.
  5. Find the appropriate update and click Uninstall.