AutoCAD Electrical General Discussion

AutoCAD Electrical General Discussion

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signal referances

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11-29-2011 02:18 AM

Hi can anyone advise


I have a line of terminals on a sheet,

I have a 2" wires coming off each terminal (one wire per terminal)  horizontally 


on a different sheet - same project

I have 2" wires going from signal referances horizontally to terminals on a components (one wire per terminal)


how do i link the two?


it appears the square box sig ref HA2, works but only one per sheet

source and arrow signal appears to work but then gets confused, perhaps only one per sheet


It appears to partially work, but not reliably?


is what I am trying to do on AE possible?





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Re: signal referances

11-29-2011 05:05 AM in reply to: Yeletah



What you are asking for is definitely possible with ACE.


You need to use Source/Destination code pairs to do this. Pick one drawing to be the source drawing. (It can be both but for simplicity I will assume one is Source and the other is destination)


On the source dwg, place the source signal arrows on each of the wires giving each a unique Sig Code.


On the Destination dwg, place the destination arrows where you want them and pick the sig code that matches from the list via Recent or Project.


This creates a one-to-one relationship between each source.destination pair. Although you can have one source with many destinations, this is not practical. It works better if each source.destination pair are unique.


Here is  the Wiki about this;'s_Guide/112WireWireNumberTools/13...


Bob Hanrahan
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Re: signal referances

11-29-2011 05:40 AM in reply to: testsubject


works great now! , I must have got confused earlier:smileyhappy:


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