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Receptacle Labels

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04-27-2012 01:19 PM

Is there a way I can move the label for my receptacle so it would be out of the way for the circuiting? I may or may not need to move it with each instance and if I need to move the label, it would most likely be different on each receptacle. I would also like to rotate the text to where it would be horzontal each time. Is this possible? Currently I have the annotation for the receptacle set to "keep readable" in the family.




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Re: Receptacle Labels

04-27-2012 01:26 PM in reply to: carriehall42

We use Tags for receptacles because of that issue, we just set it to read the Type Mark.

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Re: Receptacle Labels

04-27-2012 01:43 PM in reply to: carriehall42

We have Circuit Number (and Light Fixture Type) labels embedded in our electrical families as a design aid, so we don't have to wrestle with Tags during design. These labels only appear on Detail Level: Medium, which we don't really use. Labels behave very poorly when a family is rotated or when they need to be moved, so we use Tags on the finished, or Sheet Views.

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