I am not sure what to tell you. I just checked both 2013 and 2009 (HFU1.dwg, VFU1.dwg) and they both have DESC1, DESC2, DESC3 attributes in them.
Sorry I could not be more help.
The fuse with TAG symbols have DESC1 and DESC2, but the font size is small. This is easily corrected by modifying the Properties of the HFU1 and VFU1 blocks. The fuses in the NFPA library, new for release 2013, has all three description attributes included at a text height of 0.125 by default. They are located at the lower right of the symbol, leaving room for the dashed link line that connects the blocks for a 3-pole fuse.
Yes I am. If you refer to the WDDEMO project that came with the software all the fuses on drawing 0202 has no description attributes either. Please let me know if I ma missing anything?
I just checked and he is right about the WDDEMO files not having descriptions on the fuse symbols (2013). If I remember correctly, I had to add the Description values to the fuses way back in Toolbox W/D days. This project (WDDEMO) has been around for a very long time with no changes so it could have remnants from the "Good Ol' Days"...
The WDDEMO project is very old and there are many oddities. Some of the symbols used in that project have been updated over time. That project dates back to the mid 90s when the software was in its infancy. I have encouraged Autodesk to include new and up-to-date demo projects but they have not seen fit to do so yet. I don't advise using that project as a literal template. If you were to insert a fuse into drawing demo02.dwg you would get the fuse without description attributes because Electrical is using the same rule as AutoCAD. It copies the fuse symbol that is already in the drawing. The software will not use a fresh symbol from the library if it finds a block by the same name on the drawing already. This is a method devised by Autodesk in the 1980s to make the software more efficient. Note that even if you delete the existing fuses and try reinserting new ones, you will still get the old version. The software keeps deleted blocks hidden in the drawing, in case you need to bring them back. You must purge the drawing of unused blocks in order to force the software to use fresh symbols from the library folder. The best way to fix WDDEMO is to replace the fuse symbols using Update Block.
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