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Radial Links in Symbols

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03-22-2012 02:28 PM

Hi All


From time to time as I learn more about this program I dabble with the radial wire connection in symbol builder.


What i have tried;


If I take a motor from the library and do not alter the location or delete the radial wire connection I can design the desired symbol and the radial connection does what I want it to do.


All other wire connections I can delete and reinstal with complete confidence.


My company desires a particular format for a transformer symbol requiring a radial connection.


When I add a radial connection from the dialog box it inserts OK but  NEVER works.


I have set the transformer symbol family to MO as a trial but no change.


I have inserted the new symbol on a different drawing with no change.


I have checked what I am doing by compairing a sypplied motor symbol with my new symbol and cant find a difference.


A seperate project has been to edit the source/destination symbols to reflect my current needs but this too has eluded me.


With this problem I simply do a lot of manual editing.


Luckily I only have 3 to 5 drawings in a project.


My previous CAD manager could not make it work on ACE2010.  He lived computer applications.


I am using ACE2012.


I can get around my problem but as the facility is there I would like to use it.


Any clues?


Thanks   John Q





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