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CAD Standards – Example File Names – Images

Image Files

20 characters maximum (not including filetype extension).
Common image file extensions will be .TIF, .JPG and .BMP. Image files are placed into the Sheet folder and referenced only to Sheet files. They may also be referenced to Model files as needed.

Standard: ZPPAD-**************

Z: Identified the file as an Image file to be Attached to other files.
PP-: Project identifier (2 characters) (Optional)
A: Phase identifier (Optional) (1 character or “-“ (hyphen))
D-: Discipline (1 character)
*****: File description (14 characters)

Examples:

ZSC-A-KEYPLAN.JPG
ZA-DOOR102.TIF
ZA-SLABJOINT.BMP
ZG-LOBBY-NORTH.JPG

File Description Options:
o bldg identifier/number
o interior
o exterior
o equipment type
o location of picture
o direction of view

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