AutoCAD Electrical General Discussion

AutoCAD Electrical General Discussion

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Component cross ref

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01-08-2013 06:56 AM

Hi,

 

Is it possible to cross ref two parent components on the same drawing???

 

Please can you advise.

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Re: Component cross ref

01-08-2013 07:10 AM in reply to: STEVENAR

As far as I know, you cannot cross ref any parents. Only Parent/Child.

 

You can cross ref a parent/child relationship whether it is in the same sheet or different sheets.

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Re: Component cross ref

01-08-2013 09:45 AM in reply to: testsubject

I believe you can link them using the wdalttag attribute.  Not sure, but I seem to remember doing that several years ago.

 

Scott

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Re: Component cross ref

01-09-2013 02:05 AM in reply to: sonny3g

You can cross ref two parents on separate drawings.

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Re: Component cross ref

01-10-2013 05:22 AM in reply to: STEVENAR

i have drawings with duplicate parents (peer to peer) on the same sheet cross referencing, although I am currently having issues with it.  One thing you may want to check, in Project Properties / Cross-Reference Options, ensure Peer to Peer  is ticked.  Im not sure if this is necessary, but its worth a try.

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