AutoCAD Electrical General Discussion

AutoCAD Electrical General Discussion

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scale components after insert

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12-17-2012 02:13 AM


How can I scale up only the electrical blocks in the scheme.

They came out a little bit small. i work with Eletrical 2013





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Re: scale components after insert

12-17-2012 05:14 AM in reply to: Dan.M

Sware/Update block - Option B - Update a block - Choose scale. Is this you are looking for?

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Thank you.  Dan

12-17-2012 11:16 AM in reply to: Nata_ly

Thank you. 


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Re: scale components after insert

12-17-2012 12:02 PM in reply to: Nata_ly

I want to make a small comment on your answer. Where the command is, or what it actually is would be helpful for those of us new to Electrical. I had to use the help command to find the following:


Ribbon:  Schematic tab  Edit Components panel  Swap/Update Block.
Toolbar: Insert Component 
Menu:  Components  Component Miscellaneous  Swap/Update Block
Command entry:  AESWAPBLOCK
Just an FYI
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Re: scale components after insert

12-17-2012 02:31 PM in reply to: jdonaldson3

Try swapping your block library. From the looks of the screen capture, you are using a smaller library than required for the sheet size.


For example, you might be using IEC2 when for the sheet size, you may need to be using IEC4. The only differrence between the two libraries is the scale of the inserted blocks.


To swap a library, go to the Swap/Update block tool and in section 'B' choose the second option. Choose the appropriate library and let the tool run.


Regards Brad

Icemanau (NNTP handle: Brad Coleman)

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