I am trying to modify the standard AutoCAD destination ellipse (HA5D1_REF) so that the insertion point is on the right side. Every attempt to do so includes setting the insertion point and the wire connection at the same point (center right). However, each attempt results in the following error message: Insertion Point...not in line with wire connections". After attempting to edit the block, it inserts correctly into the drawing, however, it fails to save.
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To begin with, you have to follow the ACE file naming convention for signal/destination symbols.
For Horizontal symbols, the first character is "H". For Vertical symbols, use "V"
The 2nd character represents "Arrows"
The third character is the Symbol style.
The fourth character is "D" for "destination and "S" for source.
The fifth character is
1=Wire terminates on the Left.
2=Wire terminates on the Bottom.
3=Wire terminates on the Right.
4=Wire terminates on the Top.
So for the symbol you posted, the file name for Style 5 is HA5D3.dwg
When I opened the file, It asked me to use the Block Editor. You should not use the Block Editor with ACE Symbols. Use the Symbol Editor Instead. ACE automatically uses 0,0 as the default insertion point for its symbols.
After removing the entities you added and resaving the file, I had no trouble inserting it.
Here is the modified file.
Keep in mind that if you are creating a style you will need 8 symbols; 4 sources (up, down, left, right) and 4 destinations.
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