SolidWorks 2011: Piping Improvements

Routing Library Manager: The Routing Library Manager is a new interface that can be run without launching the SolidWorks® application. It provides access to several existing and new functions.
Route Along Existing Geometry: You can create a route at a defined distance from a surface, using a pipe segment or a planar surface or face as a reference. The distance is calculated from the outer surface of the pipe, unless the centerline is specified.
Weld Gaps: You can add weld gaps to routes between pipes and fittings, using global or joint-specific offset values.
Autosize: When you place a part, it now resizes automatically to match the target equipment or fitting.
Moving and Rotating a Fitting: You can use the triad control to rotate or move parts inserted into a route.
P&ID Import: You can insert inline components into a pipe route after creating it from imported P&ID data, such as from a Solution Partner. SolidWorks identifies required components such as tees and reducers that are not defined in the document and lets you select them from a list.
P&ID Report: You can generate reports that shows missing components or incomplete connections in a 3D model created from imported P&ID data.
Routing Options in Isolate: You now have routing-specific actions available in the Isolate command.