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  1. Default component attribute location

    Can the default attribute location be changed. For example when entering a new component I want the description to be to the right of the component instead of on top. I have to move it now after...

    Started by AEBRUNS1‎, 22nd Apr 2013 01:28 pm
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    22nd Apr 2013 10:42 pm Go to last post
  2. Autocad Electrical tutorials

    Can anyone give me any advice as to where i can come across some good basic Autocad electrical tutorials. Using AcadE 2007.

    Started by allanp‎, 3rd Jul 2006 08:52 pm
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    20th Jun 2007 01:57 pm Go to last post
  3. 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
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    31st Aug 2015 03:21 pm Go to last post
  4. How can I change the default save path of an image

    I want to change the default save path my images save to when closing out of the block builder in Auto-CAD Electrical.

    Started by AQucsaiJr‎, 7th Apr 2009 07:57 pm
    • Replies: 3
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    13th Apr 2009 04:40 pm Go to last post
  5. other uses of the project manager

    I realize ACAD-E has a project manager that can cycle through a folder full of drawings searching for items within each drawing. Anyone know if this function can be used as a type of batch open...

    Started by AQucsaiJr‎, 2nd Nov 2009 09:12 pm
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    9th Nov 2009 10:01 pm Go to last post
  6. Find and Replace Text Through Project

    Does electrical offer a tool to find and replace text through each drawing of a project? I found that I can run a script through a project during a batch plot process but I want to be able to do a...

    Started by AQucsaiJr‎, 8th Jul 2011 01:55 pm
    • Replies: 6
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    8th Jul 2011 04:30 pm Go to last post
  7. Concatenate Variables for Single Title-block Attribute??

    I have a hard time explaining this. From .wdt file: ;; Attributes on title block are "mapped" to WD project data lines ;; and several CONFIG values. The form of each mapping line below ;; is...

    Started by atb1984‎, 25th Oct 2012 01:41 pm
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    19th Dec 2012 03:11 am Go to last post
  8. New to ACAD E, 2010 version. Trying to assign wire layer by component attribute?

    Hey guys, just joined the forum. I've got a system where we have software generating the tags of components. I want the wires to "auto-size" based on an Amperage tag of the component it is...

    Started by bambbrose‎, 6th Sep 2012 03:45 pm
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    23rd Jan 2013 07:54 pm Go to last post
  9. Questions for AutoCAD Electrical 2014

    Our company is looking at getting software for Wiring Harness drawings. after downloading the trial version I dont really see where it applys to such application. We mainly use Deutsch Connectors...

    Started by bgietzen‎, 4th Dec 2013 02:11 pm
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    25th Jan 2014 03:02 am Go to last post
  10. Hooking up to an SQL DataBase?

    How is this done?

    Started by bigr1822‎, 28th Jul 2008 02:38 pm
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  11. Properties>Target

    When you RMB on the Icon of Electrical from your desktop and select Properties, in the Target area. I know with Mech you can add a "/p" without the quotes, and your Profile name and it will always...

    Started by bigr1822‎, 28th Jul 2008 03:13 pm
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  12. Someone must have the symbol I'm looking for...

    So where do I go if I'm looking for a component symbol that isn't in AutoCAD Electrical? With all of the users out there, someone must have already drawn what I need. Is there a data base some...

    Started by Big_D‎, 2nd Feb 2012 02:54 pm
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  13. Linking text from a field in a specific sheet title block to another sheets drawing

    I'm not sure if this should be posted here in electrical or not and maybe what I am asking to do is dumb but I'm using electrical at the moment and I'm new... If I want the text that is in the...

    Started by Big_D‎, 1st Mar 2012 01:41 pm
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  14. Wire number vertical horizontal

    AutoCAD 2013 electrical doesn't seem to recognize a horizonally draw wire versus a vertical. How can I get a group of wire numbers to properly rotate?

    Started by Big_D‎, 14th Jun 2012 07:01 pm
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    14th Jun 2012 07:14 pm Go to last post
  15. Cross reference not working

    Under Project --> Project Tools -->Update/Retag --> Component Cross-Reference Update, then my computer sits around doing nothing. If I hit escape I get "Project Reqequence previous wdbump.dat not...

    Started by Big_D‎, 19th Jun 2012 01:17 pm
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    23rd Jan 2013 07:21 pm Go to last post
  16. Fan In/Out from Multiple Sheets

    How do you use (or is it proper to use) the Fan In option when all the wires being represented by that bundle are coming from multiple sheets? For example, the machine being designed needs one 8...

    Started by bkrupp‎, 20th Sep 2013 11:54 pm
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    20th Sep 2013 11:54 pm Go to last post
  17. AutoCAD to AutoCAD Electrical

    I might be getting a few electrical drawings completed in standard AutoCAD (dwg files) which need converting into AutoCAD Electrical. Is it possible to convert them so they were compatible to...

    Started by Bobzy20‎, 19th Feb 2013 01:15 pm
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  18. Autocad Electrical 2006

    I am trying to locate a book to help in learning Autocad Electrical 2006 Have been using my own style in cad 2006 but have now got a copy of the real macoy Any idea's where in the uk I could...

    Started by cadaholic‎, 26th Jul 2006 02:47 pm
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  19. 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
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    17th May 2014 06:32 pm Go to last post
  20. Autocad Electrical Tutorial

    Greetings Friends, Hello to all. My name is Jim and this is my first posting to this online community. I am an electrical contractor in central North Carolina who has plenty of free time due to...

    Started by Cadley‎, 11th Jul 2010 08:08 pm
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    12th Jul 2010 04:20 pm Go to last post
  21. 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
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    22nd Oct 2014 04:06 pm Go to last post
  22. Command Line Prompt For Add Attribute

    Does anyone know if there is a command line prompt for the Add Attribute function? I'm writing a script and haven't been able to find any reference to it in my reference material. Thanks

    Started by Cat‎, 22nd Jul 2010 01:26 pm
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    25th Jul 2010 03:55 pm Go to last post
  23. Autocad Electrical Reference Book

    I just wanted to share a reference book for those of you interested in Autocad Electrical. It's the only book written on Autocad Electrical that I'm aware of. You can purchase it at Amazon. ...

    Started by Cat‎, 24th Jul 2010 02:48 pm
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    4th Aug 2010 10:55 am Go to last post
  24. Desc4 in Icon manager not syncing?

    Hi I have created a parent and child of a custom icon for work and in the required fields it has the usual tag1 for parent and tag2 for child and then desc1 desc2 desc3 which when i fill in for...

    Started by chris2x1‎, 22nd Jan 2013 02:25 pm
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    23rd Jan 2013 10:06 am Go to last post
  25. AutoCAD Electrical Custom icons

    I have created a few custom icons, for ACADE, and when i right click to edit the tag etc, i have a field in show/edit miscellaneous for putting an EX rating in, in this case its EXIA, i have already...

    Started by chris2x1‎, 17th Jan 2013 09:34 am
    • Replies: 3
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    17th Jan 2013 10:45 am Go to last post

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