Design Master Wish List

The current releases are DM Electrical RT 1.3, DM Electrical 8.5, 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 1.4, DM Electrical 8.6, 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. Copy Room

    Be able to copy a room already inserted on the drawing.

    24 votes
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  2. 23 votes
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  3. Groups for Light Fixtures, Receptacles, Diffusers, and Other Stuff

    Be able to create different groups for light fixtures, receptacles, and diffusers, similar to equipment and low voltage devices. Have different schedules for each different group.

    Also groups for one-line devices, including panels, switchboards, transformers, and all the other types of devices.

    20 votes
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  4. Provide training seminars other than the annual conference.

    Having training available only once per year at your annual conference is very limiting. Do webinars if travelling is too costly.

    18 votes
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  5. Set Maximum Schedule Height

    Set a maximum height for schedules. If the schedule exceeds that height, it will continue with the schedule in the space to the right of the schedule.

    11 votes
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  6. Import Multiple Items from Master Schedule

    When importing items from the master schedule to the project schedule using the "Import from Master Schedule" button, allow multiple items to be selected and imported at once. (Currently you are limited to importing one item or all of the items.)

    5 votes
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  7. Universal update button

    This button would update all schedules, panels and one lines with one click. Currently going through each schedule option and then during review only finding out you missed one is agonizing. Update drawing and database does NOT do this.

    3 votes
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  8. Support Revit and Navisworks

    Provide a way to export the 3D model from Design Master for collision detection with architects using Revit or Navisworks.

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  9. Separate hangers on their own layer for BIM modeling.

    Need to print various trades by color for coordination drawings. I think the hangers would be more legible if they could be a different color.

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