AutoCAD Electrical General Discussion

AutoCAD Electrical General Discussion

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shaojun_wang
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how can I download the new component data to add in my database in ACE ?

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12-05-2008 12:45 AM
Hello buddys:



i want to add some new component of siemens PLC and switch etc.

where can i get them ?

how can i install that in my ACE 2008?



thanks



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dougmcalexander
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Re: how can I download the new component data to add in my database in ACE ?

12-06-2008 06:07 AM in reply to: shaojun_wang
ACE makes that task so simple by using an industry standard database format. You have two options. Click Lookup while in edit mode over any symbol. Click the Add button and start entering your new parts information in the fields provided. If you have a copy of Microsoft Access installed, you can open the default_cat.mdb database and add the data into the fields in "spreadsheet view" by opening the the appropriate table for the device (i.e. CR=control relays, LT=lights, SS=selector switch, etc.).
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