Design Master Wish List

The current releases are DM Electrical RT 1.1, DM Electrical 8.4, DM HVAC 7.3, and DM Plumbing 4.1. We are not adding new features to these releases.

The next releases will be DM Electrical RT 1.2, DM Electrical 8.5, DM HVAC 7.4, and DM Plumbing 4.2 We are actively working on these release and using this wishlist to guide which features we implement. Some features you see marked as “complete” will not be available until these releases are finished.

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  1. Link to PDF File

    In the various DM schedules (light fixtures, receptacles, diffuser, etc), add the option to link the entry to a PDF file. The PDF could be opened from the schedule, or there could be an option to include it as a hyperlink on the device so it can be opened from the AutoCAD drawing.

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    • MULTIPLE ARROWS

      It would be nice to be able to have multiple arrows for 1 piece of text pointing to different devices

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      • Vertical Alignment of Schedules

        Add an option to control the vertical alignment of text in schedule cells.

        Currently everything is justified to the top of the cell. Make it so that text can be centered or at the bottom instead.

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        • Remove "DM HVAC", "DM Elec", and "DM Plumb" from AutoCAD window titlebar

          Remove "DM HVAC", "DM Elec", and "DM Plumb" from AutoCAD window titlebar.

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          • Schedules

            Having the ability to adjust the width of a schedule in the drawing model, instead of the schedule toolbox.

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            • put alternating shading on successive rows in outputted html tables/reports

              For example, when I print an HVAC load calculation report, the many row entries can be difficult to follow visually across the screen. This obviously won't be useful in absolutely every case, but an option to have a little bgcolor="#EEEEEE" every other line would be awesome.

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              • Different Layers for Schedule Headers

                Be able to set a different layer for the schedule header and subheaders.

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