So be prepared everyone, this problem is very strange. It has so far only happend in one project that we are working on. Ok here goes:
So we are working on a project in AutoCAD Electrical 2013. There are multiple people working on the project all using this same software. The problem seems to lie in that some are using 64bit and some are using 32 bit versions. On the 64bit version the Signal Cross Refrence(source and destination arrows) issue is that they will not update with the proper wire numbers and tags. They just show the standard "??" beside them. The weird thing is though that they are linked because we can surf from one to the other. On the 32bit versions everything works fine...
This is what we have tried:
Refresh and Rebuild Database
Delete .mdb file
All other updates (eg. Wire numbers, component tags, ladder resequence) seem to be working fine and as i've mentioned there seems to be a link established between the signals even becasue we can surf from one to the other no problem. The issue is the actually cometics/labeling of it. And only on 64bit does the issue persist.
Anyway I think that is all the information I have. Not sure if anyone can help/has heard of this problem before. Please let me know if there is anything else I can provide.
Thanks in Advance!
? how are you updating them?
I have the same issue, i am running 64 bit windows 7 and the only way i can get them to udate is go to each source arrow and do a update/retag on each 1. Long process but at least that works. The destination arrow seems to update fine.
ACADE 2012, Windows 7, 64 bit
Would you please help to provide a sample project with the problem? Then we can look into the issue.
We don't have any issue in our Demo projects, as you mentioned, the issue seems related to some special projects.
You can remove all the components in the drawings, only left the wires and Source and Destination in the drawings, but make sure can reproduce the issue.
I have the same issue and am running Windows 7 64-bit. I've found numerous compaints about this problem on the forum, and still no answers. I've tried every possible combination of rebuilding databases, manually editing numbers and databases, the "Update/Retag" button, the "Update signal references" button etc. I've even submitted a support case to AutoDesk with no responce as of yet. What I've noticed (anecdotaly) is that;
-Vertically oriented source/destination arrows do not update "project wide". (JIC style schematic)
-Using the "Update Signal Refernces" button works on a page by page basis, but not when you select "project wide".
-The vertical rails in my projects (with the most trouble) are typically "fixed" to meet company standards.
-When the insertion of a destination pops up the "do you want to update source" message, that works fine.
-Any project updates that effect wire numbers turns my signal arrows back to ???.
I did find a strange work around solution to this problem. What I did was break up the project in half, it was a fairly large project and I broke it up into two smaller projects. This solved the problem and all sources and destinations updated. Not really sure why this worked because I do have plenty of other projects that are even larger than this one was, they all work fine.
Hopefully that helps!
Is it perhaps that the source/destination arrows are meant for inside the same drawing and you are supposed to use stand alone references for between drawings?? I'll have to try that.
Have you tried running the Drawing Audit across the project. This will normally pick up most of the corruption issues and fix other problems as well.
Look in the Reports tab for the link to start.
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