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WeldSym Instructions

Installation

WeldSym works with AutoCAD r14 and later, but does not work with AutoCAD LT.

Unzip the downloaded zip file to your computer.

SAVE (backup) the original zip file on a flash drive, your server or another safe place in case you need to reinstall the software at a later date. Close any open applications before continuing.

After unzipping the download file, double-click on the EXE file. Follow the instructions on each screen to install the software on your computer. At the end of the installation, a window with a text file will appear. The file contains the configuration steps you must perform inside AutoCAD to complete your installation.

Please visit the CCAD Add-ons FAQ page for questions related to installation.

WeldSym Window

Make the desired selections and select the OK button.

WeldSym Dialog Box

Customizing WeldSym

CCAD's WeldSym program for AutoCAD contains over 100 component drawings that are inserted, scaled and rotated by the program. These drawings can be modified to fit your CAD and Drafting Standards.

Four of these drawings contain attribute definitions. If you wish to change the size or style of the text that appears in the weld symbols, modify the attribute definitions in the SIZEO, SIZEA, TAILR and TAILL drawings.

WeldSym Attributes Detail

If you wish to modify any other aspect of WeldSym, add a weld symbol with the desired options. Then use the LIST command to determine the component drawing name. Open and modify the component drawing as needed.

The WeldSym drawing files are located in the same folder as the WeldSym program files.

CCAD inc. is not responsible for program glitches involving modified component drawings. Always retain an original copy of the WeldSym component drawings.