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What’s New in AutoCAD Electrical 2015?

Autodesk® AutoCAD® Electrical, part of the Autodesk solution for Digital Prototyping, is AutoCAD® software for control designers, that is purpose-built to create and modify electrical control systems. It contains all the functionality of AutoCAD, plus a comprehensive set of tools for automating control engineering tasks, such as building circuits, numbering wires, and creating bills of material. AutoCAD Electrical provides a

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Updating AutoCAD Electrical Projects to New Environment Settings

Posted October 17, 2013 by Todd Schmoock, Synergis Solutions Engineer: AutoCAD® Electrical uses what is called an environment file (wd.env) to control where the software retrieves data.  Some of the functions AutoCAD Electrical looks for are where the libraries are located for various symbols used, and where the menus files are located that allow you to choose the schematic symbols. 

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How to Create a .PC3 Plotter File to Plot AutoCAD Electrical Project Files

Posted on October 1, 2013 by Todd Schmoock, Synergis Manufacturing Solutions Engineer: AutoCAD Electrical allows you to plot some or all of the drawings in a project. Creating a .pc3 file will help you print the project files the same way every time.  The following procedure defines how to create a .pc3 file and use it to plot project drawing files. To

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AutoCAD Electrical Tools You Should Use

Posted February 11, 2013 by Todd Schmoock, Manufacturing Solutions Engineer: When working in AutoCAD Electrical there are several tools you should be using on a regular basis if you want projects to remain accurate. Many times people use AutoCAD Electrical and get frustrated when their projects do not run reports correctly, or do not seem to remember the links to

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