AutoCAD Electrical General Discussion

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ACADE 2012 Multiple balloon insert gone wrong

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03-01-2012 08:30 AM

When inserting a balloon for a component that has multiple catalog references, the balloons are not inserted adjacent to each other. To get them aligned I must UnGroup the inserted balloons and then drag them into postion.

 

Is there a way to correct this insertion problem?

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Re: ACADE 2012 Multiple balloon insert gone wrong

03-01-2012 02:53 PM in reply to: AScorgie

Be sure you haven't changed the balloon Direction options.  Version 2012 features the option to assign the direction of the additional balloons (i.e. up, down, left, right).  It will remember the last setting used.  Watch the command line prompt as you are inserting balloon leaders (see attached screen capture).  I haven't seen any negative issues wit this new feature, but you have to be aware that it will default to the last setting.  I always use angle with last segment.

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Re: ACADE 2012 Multiple balloon insert gone wrong

07-02-2012 06:24 AM in reply to: AScorgie

I am also having a problem with this.  Has there been any resolution found?

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