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  1. AutoCAD Electrical - Setup the Title Block

    Hello, I am using the AutoCAD 2018 version. I tried to set up the tittle block through the "Title Block Setup" and "Tittle block update", but nothing happens, could anyone assist me to setup a...

    Started by Sanket Patil‎, 14th Sep 2017 08:50 pm
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  2. UCS icon

    I have a problem with the UCS icon. In all my drawings if I right click on the UCS icon I do not get its shortcut menu. True I can access most of it thru the command line but still... the other...

    Started by SRN‎, 24th Aug 2017 07:49 pm
    • Replies: 4
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    25th Aug 2017 10:25 pm Go to last post
  3. 2018 express tools

    having just been forced to update to 2018 i had to perform an update to install the express tools because my systems administrator did the instal in my absence. However although the update appears to...

    Started by SRN‎, 13th Jul 2017 09:36 pm
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  4. Any Good Tutorials and learning material for AutoCAD Electrical?

    I need to learn about AutoCAD Electrical. Any tutorials or good free learning material on the net? Thank you,

    Started by muck‎, 3rd Feb 2017 11:10 pm
    • Replies: 2
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    6th Mar 2017 07:57 pm Go to last post
  5. one line buss

    I am using Autocad 2017 electrical. I want to build a one line diagram with a main horizantal bus and vetical one line circuits coming down from it. Can circuit builder do this. I would also want to...

    Started by rlbroerman‎, 15th Jan 2017 01:07 am
    • Replies: 1
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  6. one line title

    I am using Autocad 2017 electrical and I want to put the title of a vertical one line below it. This is what I have done so far. SCHEMATIC>CIRCUIT BUILDER>ONE-LINE POWER FEED>VERTICAL SINGLE...

    Started by rlbroerman‎, 15th Jan 2017 12:58 am
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  7. ACADE 2017 and Vault

    Does anyone know if ACADE 2017 will work with Vault 2015?

    Started by JohnS‎, 23rd Jun 2016 07:08 pm
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  8. 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: 8
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    16th May 2016 10:37 pm Go to last post
  9. 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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  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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
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  15. 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
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  16. 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
  17. 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
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    10th Jun 2015 05:00 pm Go to last post
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
    • Replies: 2
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    8th Apr 2015 07:18 pm Go to last post
  22. 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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  23. 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
  24. 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
    • Views: 3,241
    26th Feb 2015 08:34 pm Go to last post
  25. 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
    • Views: 4,292
    22nd Oct 2014 04:06 pm Go to last post

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