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  1. CAD ELECTRICAL / SCHEMATIC and plotting problem

    Good day; I'm working in CAD electrical and have 2 problems 1. trying to get blocks for VFD IO; same like attached photo; can anyone help from where to get this blocks. 2. I've created...

    Started by ENG_OBAIDULLAH‎, 30th Mar 2016 02:44 pm
    • Replies: 7
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    5th Apr 2016 09:33 pm Go to last post
  2. Basic electrical plant layout

    Hi All, Just finishing up my plant layout soon just need to put basic hookup data on some motors for mixing tanks and need to see a basic drawing (very basic) how it should look with or without...

    Started by ROBP‎, 26th Oct 2015 04:19 pm
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    10th Nov 2015 10:46 pm Go to last post
  3. Terminal Block Reports

    When utilizing the terminal block reporting tool to place the terminal blocks on a drawing for wiring details. If I go back into the terminal block editor it picks up the placed terminals as...

    Started by Kemphas‎, 31st Aug 2015 03:05 pm
    • Replies: 1
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    12th Oct 2015 05:49 pm Go to last post
  4. Revise grid equivalent of revise ladder. Does it exist?

    Hi, I create X-Y grids and after I make changes I want them to revise on the grids. Is this possible? Thank you. Edit: Also, I notice after creating the grids the labels act like text...

    Started by xmfrancis‎, 6th Oct 2015 05:31 pm
    electrical grid ladder
    • Replies: 1
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    12th Oct 2015 05:46 pm Go to last post
  5. I am unable to get quick short cut commends by the right clicking the mouse ?

    Dear sir/madam I am learning AutoCAD electrical 2015 but i did't get as seen in the video please help me the first figure is what i am getting by selecting object and then right clicking the...

    Started by ANIL KUMAR‎, 5th Jun 2015 07:17 pm
    • Replies: 2
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    31st Aug 2015 03:21 pm Go to last post
  6. Unhappy Inserting a .xls in a autoCAD Electrical 2015

    I have inserted a .xls into a autoCAD drawing. The problem is after I scale up the .xls within the drawing to have the text a good size to read. Part of the .xls is outside the drawing border. Can I...

    Started by Help Newbee‎, 4th Mar 2015 04:52 pm
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    31st Aug 2015 03:17 pm Go to last post
  7. Parameter Definitions

    Hello, I am trying to manipulate or add parameter values to Autocads auto reporting functions. For example, when placing cable pairs the information for how many pairs are utilized are built...

    Started by Kemphas‎, 28th Aug 2015 10:40 pm
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 509
    28th Aug 2015 10:40 pm Go to last post
  8. Parametric Block Settings Database

    Does anyone know where the file is that identifies the parametric settings mapping? The reason I need this is custom block definitions have been added by myself; however, the function needs to be...

    Started by Kemphas‎, 28th Aug 2015 10:30 pm
    • Replies: 0
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    28th Aug 2015 10:30 pm Go to last post
  9. Drawing List Report only brings up sheet numbers

    Drawing List Report only brings up sheet numbers. I've just started using electrical and have had to hit the ground running with it, everything has been going fine until I try to edit the index...

    Started by thomas floan‎, 14th Oct 2013 02:25 pm
    drawing, information, list, missing, report
    • Replies: 3
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    15th Jul 2015 02:09 pm Go to last post
  10. Cool I have basic questions about autocad electrical??

    My job about electrical design for constructions and buildings ,and now i use autocad , i wanna to know ,autocad electrical help me more at this task and how?? :unsure: o:)

    Started by hosyn‎, 28th Jul 2014 09:19 pm
    • Replies: 7
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    10th Jun 2015 05:00 pm Go to last post
  11. ACADE 2013 Plot set up issue

    Most of my drawings work fine but a few won't cooperate. I set up the plot to limits. My border base is offset from the border, so the limits are the base to the upper right corner. I set...

    Started by JBS1959‎, 2nd Oct 2013 10:07 pm
    • Replies: 1
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    10th Jun 2015 03:05 pm Go to last post
  12. AutoCAD Electrical 2014 - Multiple Bus Problems

    Hey All. Strange problem I have started encountering since an upgrade to autoCAD electrical 2014. When using the multiple bus tool to draw 3ph + N distribution as shown, strange things are...

    Started by LeeR‎, 12th May 2014 09:54 am
    • Replies: 1
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    10th Jun 2015 02:51 pm Go to last post
  13. Question about default_cat.mdb

    Is it considered safe to delete a database object (specifically the "LR" (Latching Relay) database object) out of the default database? Will this negatively affect the database or cause it to no...

    Started by pqphillips‎, 24th Feb 2014 11:12 pm
    • Replies: 1
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    10th Jun 2015 02:49 pm Go to last post
  14. AutoCAD Electrical 2013 Data Links

    I have a broken Data Link in one of my drawings, the manager won't let me delete it. The Data Link has nothing to do with my project and I don't know ho it got there unless it was part of the...

    Started by JBS1959‎, 8th May 2013 03:40 pm
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    8th Apr 2015 07:18 pm Go to last post
  15. Resequence Item Number

    Has any one had a problem with the multiple catalog item number section greying out so the Re-sequence Item Number can't assign an item number? In the Component Insert/edit panel the item number...

    Started by JohnS‎, 8th Apr 2015 07:11 pm
    • Replies: 0
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    8th Apr 2015 07:11 pm Go to last post
  16. AutoCad Electrical 2012 - Creating blocks with enhanced attributes

    Hi, I am fairly new to AutoCad Electrical 2012 and our company is now using the project manager. I want to create a block with enhanced attributes within the project manager, I'm use to cut and...

    Started by Kilowatt‎, 27th Mar 2015 05:13 pm
    • Replies: 2
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    27th Mar 2015 09:58 pm Go to last post
  17. Component already exists

    Hello, I have an issue with a component tag in a project that "already exists" so i had a relay coil, i inserted it, assigned a part number through the catalog look-up. I ended up deleting it and...

    Started by Kemphas‎, 26th Feb 2015 08:23 pm
    • Replies: 1
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    26th Feb 2015 08:34 pm Go to last post
  18. AutoCAD electrical 2014

    Working on project that I layout PLC panel I/O modules and wiring diagrams. I use the insert PLC modules command and have inserted most of the modules but 1769-ASCII card I can't find in the...

    Started by cadmando2‎, 17th Oct 2014 09:48 pm
    • Replies: 2
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    22nd Oct 2014 04:06 pm Go to last post
  19. Footprint Libraries Problem

    I've tried searching for an answer to my problem for days now both on the forum and the internet in general with no results. Hopefully someone here can help me out. I am currently using ACADE 2014...

    Started by flyingjunkie‎, 6th Feb 2014 04:19 pm
    • Replies: 2
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    15th Oct 2014 06:23 am Go to last post
  20. how can I edit/add a revision entry project wide?

    Hello, I am familiar with autocad products however this is my first time using autocad electrical 2014. I've been assigned to update drawings for commission reasons and I'm having difficulty...

    Started by RORI57‎, 14th Aug 2014 08:18 pm
    • Replies: 8
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    15th Oct 2014 06:14 am Go to last post
  21. Love Help to start autocad electrical

    I need some sample project for practicing autocad electrical , are there anyone help me??:glare:

    Started by hosyn‎, 28th Jul 2014 09:24 pm
    • Replies: 3
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    29th Jul 2014 10:40 am Go to last post
  22. Toggle Visibility of JPG or other object based on attribute content.

    Hi All, I'm sure this is possible but I don't even know where to start. I am happy to do some reading if someone can direct me to a tutorial or web-page that will help me... I want to toggle...

    Started by Pawnsurfer‎, 25th Jun 2014 02:30 am
    attribute, case, toggle, visibility
    • Replies: 6
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    16th Jul 2014 01:35 am Go to last post
  23. Getting Started In AutoCAD Electrical

    Can someone help me get started in Auto CAD electrical. I am new to Auto CAD and trying to learn the basics. I have looked through some online training videos from various sources on Auto CAD...

    Started by PAB12‎, 19th May 2014 04:12 pm
    • Replies: 9
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    20th May 2014 08:07 pm Go to last post
  24. Autocad Electrical 2015, question about editing catalog data for new symbols

    Hello, everyone. In the panel drawing I am currently working on, there are a group of objects that don't have appropriate catalog data per the manufacturer. For example, I need to insert a...

    Started by rayj777‎, 19th May 2014 03:27 am
    • Replies: 3
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    20th May 2014 05:54 pm Go to last post
  25. Cool Book on AutoCAD Electrical

    After going through the titles and manuals related to AutoCAD Electrical. I found that there is a lot lag between practical use of AutoCAD Electrical and its manuals available. So, I came up with a...

    Started by cadcamcaeworks‎, 17th May 2014 11:50 am
    autocad electrical, electrical project, panel layout, plc design, schematic
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,372
    17th May 2014 06:32 pm Go to last post

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