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  1. Question Default Text Size

    Does anyone know how to change the default text size? I'm not sure if its an AutoCAD electrical feature or regular CAD issue. When i drop down the ribbon for all the text properties it only gives...

    Started by Electroman7979‎, 19th Nov 2008 08:40 pm
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  2. 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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  3. AutoCAD Electrical

    Does anybody here use this product yet? I have seen the demonstrations and "webinar" :shock: and am impressed. It suits our product pretty well and I am waiting for a price. I will have to justify...

    Started by dbroada‎, 16th May 2007 11:12 am
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  4. Calling all AutoCAD Electrical users. Can I pick your brain?

    I've just been told our company is buying AutoCAD Electrical 2011. I know next to nothing about electrical schematics:? and can only imagine what trouble I might get into with the new software. If...

    Started by ReMark‎, 16th Apr 2010 11:12 pm
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    23rd Jul 2010 02:42 pm Go to last post
  5. 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
  6. Electrical Add-On for AutoCAD

    Hi there, Does anybody know if there is such a thing as an "add-on" for AuotCAD 2000, in which point-to-point electrical wires can be drawn to for schematic/wiring diagram purposes? :unsure: ...

    Started by tips6‎, 24th Apr 2008 04:13 pm
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    1st Jul 2008 11:09 pm Go to last post
  7. Create ACADE drawings: Model space or Layout?

    For those of you using AutoCAD Electrical I have a question. Since a schematic would not be to any particular scale where do you create your electrical drawings? Do you still create them over in...

    Started by ReMark‎, 17th May 2010 06:50 pm
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  8. Express Tools

    I have recently crossgraded from AutoCAD Full to AutoCAD Electrical. (Though I have not used the Electrical part yet) Reseller guaranteed that ACAD-electrical includes all the capabilities &...

    Started by iTijn‎, 7th Aug 2008 10:21 am
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    1st Oct 2008 12:06 pm Go to last post
  9. AutoCAD Electrical 2012: Fundamentals - Ascent Text Book

    Hi all, I am an electrical engineer who has up until now been using AutoCAD LT to do wiring drawings. I am switching over to AutoCAD Electrical and I am looking for a good text book that explains...

    Started by col2110‎, 16th Dec 2011 11:05 am
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    10th Apr 2012 11:02 pm Go to last post
  10. Error: bad argument type: stringp nil

    Has anyone encountered this error message when trying to do a project wide re-number of wires? Wire numbers: 0 New, 0 Updated, 0 Fixed Error: bad argument type: stringp nil

    Started by Electroman7979‎, 2nd Jun 2009 05:57 pm
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    4th Jul 2009 10:31 pm Go to last post
  11. AutoCAD Electrical Set-up

    I am new to this, trying this out to see if anyone can help me. My company is on board with switching to AutoCAD Electrical 2011. However, my boss now wants a list of what needs to be done to...

    Started by DesireeK‎, 3rd Aug 2010 04:36 pm
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  12. Modifying the WD.ENV file

    Has anyone successfully modified the %SL_DIR% allias in the wd.env file so that it points to the right directory for the symbol libraries? I have tried with and without quotes, both '/' and '\'...

    Started by Glen Smith‎, 13th May 2009 01:20 pm
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  13. schematic symbols

    Is there any place i can download or get additional icons for inserting? or do i have to make them all up my self? im looking for things like generators inverters batteries and odd boat things...

    Started by mathew21‎, 1st Dec 2011 11:02 pm
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  14. AutoCAD Thinking of purchasing AutoCAD Electrical

    We are currently using AutoCAD Lt 2002 at our company and we are thinking of purchasing AutoCAD Electrical. I have used Promise 2007 with my previous employer. Therefore I have had some experience...

    Started by jamesconti‎, 10th Nov 2009 04:59 am
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  15. Trunking command in panel layout

    I am using ACADE 2010 and am after a trunking command available for use in the panel layout. Is there one available to anyone's knowledge?

    Started by MADHATTA‎, 15th Jul 2009 02:20 pm
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  16. AutoCAD Electrical 2010

    Has anyone seen or had the opportunity to use the new 2010 Electrical? I have been trying to find some in depth articles about it and have really not had much success. I was just curious if they...

    Started by MFish‎, 13th Apr 2009 08:21 pm
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  17. Does this symbol exist in AC Electrical?

    I've searched but I have not found something that looks like this. Anybody know if 1) AC Elec has such a symbol and 2) What it's block name might be? I call it a Manual-Off-Auto Switch. Is that...

    Started by ReMark‎, 4th May 2010 03:53 pm
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  18. 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
  19. Master drawing template

    AutoCAD Electrical users. Did you create your own master drawing template (w/company titleblock/border) or rely on one of the templates that ships with ACADE?

    Started by ReMark‎, 20th May 2010 01:05 pm
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  20. RCBO Electrical symbol!

    Hi, can anyone tell me which symbol to use for a single pole RCBO 10A? I can't seem to find one in the IEC library?

    Started by Ste1978‎, 23rd Jul 2010 02:15 pm
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  21. Components scaling

    HI, I'm new to ACAD Elec and am trying to draw a simple schematic drawing for a college project. I have a problem with component sizing. I believe i have set up the project and drawing sheets...

    Started by waterhg‎, 19th Apr 2010 10:21 pm
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  22. 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
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    13th Apr 2009 04:40 pm Go to last post
  23. Electrical right click menu

    I'm using Electrical 2010 - mostly as vanilla, but working on getting to actually using the Electrical portion. In the past I ocasionally have noticed that when I right click to get the standard...

    Started by Glen Smith‎, 29th Oct 2009 09:58 pm
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  24. 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
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    8th Jul 2011 04:30 pm Go to last post
  25. Batch plotting in PDF

    Hi there!! I am having a problem when a batch plotting a project. I am using AECAD 2009 and I am using Publish > plot project, and I am plotting to PDF. Everything works like a charm, but when I...

    Started by firsrate_caduser‎, 20th Jan 2011 05:03 pm
    • Replies: 5
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    28th Feb 2012 08:25 pm Go to last post

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