PWGSC National CADD Standard

3.0 PWGSC Computer Aided Drafting Standards

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3.2.4 Layering Naming Convention

This graphic shows the layer name format with the three first required fields are as follows: the discipline followed by a hyphen, the group followed by a hyphen and the single layer field. Optional fields can also be added as follows: the first and second layer name extensions seperated by a hypen.

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Valid Layer Name Formats

This graphic shows the four variants of the layer name format that could be created using layer name extensions. The variants are: using the three required fields only, adding the first extension, adding the second extension or adding both the first and second extension. For example, the layer name for exterior walls is A-WL-EXT which could be added the extensions BRK for brick or N for new or BRK-E for brick existing.

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3.5.1 Dimension Style Naming

This graphic shows the dimension style name format with the three first required fields as follows: the discipline followed by an underscore, the drawing scale and dimension units. Discipline is indicated by the letter A for architectural dimensions and E for engineering dimensions. The scale of the drawing is represented by the number 100 for a scale of 1:100, 50 for a scale of 1:50, etc. The dimension units are represented by the letters MM for millimetres and M for meters. An underscore and the optional modifier field coud be added. The modifier is to be 0 when both extension lines are suppressed, 1 when the first extension line is suppressed and 2 when the second extension line is suppresed.

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3.5.2 Multileader Style Naming

This graphic shows the Multileader style name format with the three first mandatory fields and the optional field associated with the style. The mandatory fields represent the discipline, the scale and the units while the optional field represents the type of callout block.

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