AutoCAD Electrical General Discussion

AutoCAD Electrical General Discussion

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ericp-theelf
Posts: 133
Registered: ‎03-27-2008
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Dependant Panel Footprints, How?

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09-23-2011 01:23 PM

Scenario:  I have a relay coil in my schematic and I insert it in my panel layout.  The relay needs a base.  For it to show up properly - at least the way I want to see it on the BOM, I have to insert the base footprint - I don't like how the "Multiple Catalog" option works with the BOM Report.  Is there a way that if a component is inserted, ACADE will automatically insert a dependant component, or at least prompt me to insert the dependant component without me having to go find it?  Thank you in advance!

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RobinShou-Autodesk
Posts: 208
Registered: ‎06-29-2011
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Re: Dependant Panel Footprints, How?

09-28-2011 07:57 PM in reply to: ericp-theelf

Hello,

 

Thank you very much for your suggestion.

 

Currently, the AutoCAD Electrical will not automatically insert a dependant component when a component is inserted, if you need to insert the Footprint for a component in the schematic drawing, then you need to find it in the component list.

 

But your suggestion is really good. I have added it into the list and Team will consider it in the future release.

 

Thanks,
Robin Shou
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