AutoCAD Electrical General Discussion

AutoCAD Electrical General Discussion

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sdbell
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Registered: ‎10-10-2005
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Hidden Attributes

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11-01-2005 07:33 AM
When i Insert a component some of the available attributes are hidden by default. Could someone tell me if this is symbol specific and if i can alter the default to show certain attributes at the point of insert instead of going through the motions of right click unhide etc.

kind regards
Shaun
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dougmcalexander
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Re: Hidden Attributes

11-01-2005 03:30 PM in reply to: sdbell
Just edit the block and use the properties tool to set the desired attributes to Invisible = No. You may need to scroll down to see the parameter called "Invisible" as it is near the bottom of the properties window. I've done this with MFG and CAT when I anted them to default as visible. You have to increase the text size as well with MFG and CAT, but just about anything you desire is possible.
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sdbell
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Re: Hidden Attributes

11-02-2005 02:55 AM in reply to: sdbell
Thanks for the reply.

Could you tell me where all the blocks are so i can browse for them before inserting?

regards
Shaun
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