|This task shows you how to attach and detach a hanger.|
|After you place a hanger you must attach it to a bulkhead or other such surface. This function shows how to attach a hanger that has been placed on a piping run.|
|1.||Select the hangers you want to attach.|
|2.||Click the Connect Parts
button . The Legs
Definition dialog box displays.
|3.||In the present example both hangers will be attached so check the option Adjust All Legs Length.|
|4.||Move your mouse pointer - it will
display a white square - to the surface to which you want to attach the
hangers, in this case the bulkhead above. The selected surface will
|5.||Click on the surface. The
downcomers will extend to attach to it.
|Downcomers can only extend to a pre-specified length. If your hanger is too far from the surface to which you want to attach it you will get an error message. Move the hanger closer to attach it.|
|When you detach a hanger you are
removing the logical connection. The appearance of the hanger and length
of the downcomer is unchanged.
When a hanger is moved from its attached location - or the attaching surface or structure is moved, the logical connection remains and is "flagged" as a connection status change. See Analyzing Hanger Connections.
|6.||Select the hangers you want to detach. Press the Ctrl key while selecting multiple hangers. Click the Disconnect Parts button .|
|7.||The parts will be highlighted and
the Action dialog box will open. Click OK to disconnect the
hangers. The selected hangers will be disconnected.