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adding DIN Rail to project

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11-11-2010 10:16 AM

when I try to add dinrail to drawing I get cannot find or cannot open WDWINRL.XLS. How do I fix this

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Re: adding DIN Rail to project

11-12-2010 10:17 AM in reply to: ronesmith

Make sure that the XLS file is in the Catalogs folder.  If you can perform a Catalog Lookup you should be able to insert DIN rail.  The wddinrl.xls file is in the same folder as defaukt_cat.mdb. 

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Re: adding DIN Rail to project

11-16-2010 02:27 PM in reply to: ronesmith

I've attached the 2008 version of wddinrl.xls in case you can't find it. Do a search for default_cat.mdb and place this file in the same directory.


This has a couple of entries that we use here but still have the ones that come with ACADE.


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Re: adding DIN Rail to project

02-10-2011 06:46 AM in reply to: ronesmith

I added your wddinrl.xls and it is located in the catalog directory with the default cat.mdb but still won't open

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Re: adding DIN Rail to project

02-15-2011 10:42 AM in reply to: ronesmith

You are trying to insert the din rail from the Panel icon menu, right? If it can't find the wddinrl.xls file you will get a message saying it can't be found along with a long list of folders it is looking in. Put the file in one of those folders and it should work.

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