Tag Archives: Electrical

Tip: AutoCAD Electrical Naming Convention and Family Codes

Posted on December 21, 2017 by Synergis’ Application Consultant, Todd Schmoock AutoCAD Electrical has a specific naming convention when creating, and using, schematic symbols to enable some of its automation features to work.  The naming convention allows AutoCAD Electrical to know whether a horizontal or vertical symbol should be used, and what family category it is.  AutoCAD Electrical will place

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Don’t miss these Manufacturing Webinars

Synergis Brings you Manufacturing Webcasts presented by Autodesk Check out what’s happening this week and next.  Register today, space is limited! Your Own CNC Shop is Closer Than You Think Wednesday, October 25, 2017 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EST Create and Edit Designs Quicker: Design Schematics Faster with AutoCAD Electrical Wednesday, October 25, 2017  2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST Increase

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AutoCAD tools you can use in AutoCAD Electrical part 4

Posted on October 11, 2017 by Synergis’ Application Consultant, Todd Schmoock AutoCAD Electrical ships with tools specifically designed for the controls industry so if there is an AutoCAD Electrical tool you should use that tool before using an AutoCAD tool.  The biggest reason for this is due to drawing and project updates that are programmed into them.  However, sometimes there are

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AutoCAD tools you can use in AutoCAD Electrical part 3

Posted on September 29, 2017 by Synergis’ Application Consultant, Todd Schmoock AutoCAD Electrical ships with tools specifically designed for the controls industry so if there is an AutoCAD Electrical tool you should use that tool before using an AutoCAD tool.  The biggest reason for this is due to drawing and project updates that are programmed into them.  However, sometimes there are

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Adding tools to the quick access toolbar in AutoCAD Electrical

Posted on July 25, 2017 by Synergis Application Consultant, Todd Schmoock When working with AutoCAD Electrical the ribbon is much easier to navigate as compared to standard AutoCAD.  The main reason for this is how it is organized based on the subject you are working on.  For example, when you are working on a schematic drawing you will be on the

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Turning attribute visibility on and off in AutoCAD Electrical

Posted on July 18, 2017 by Synergis Application Consultant, Todd Schmoock When working with AutoCAD Electrical the symbols are smart.  A big part of what makes them smart are the attributes in the blocks that make up the symbols.  Some attributes have their visibility on, and some have them off.  For example, manufacturing and catalog attribute data is off by default,

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Managing and Creating Wire Layers in AutoCAD Electrical

Posted on February 16, 2017 by Synergis’ Application Consultant, Todd Schmoock AutoCAD Electrical does not ship with pre-defined wire layers.  The default layer created when inserting the WD_M.dwg block is WIRES.  This means that users have to create their company wire layers when they create their templates.  AutoCAD Electrical has tools to create and manage wire layers which need to

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Synergis Presents at AU 2016

Three Synergis team members will present at AU. Todd Schmoock and Jim Swain, Autodesk Application Specialists, and Mark Lancaster, Autodesk Product Support Specialist, will be teaching this year. Check out their classes: Jim Swain: SIM20752: Making Models Ready for Analysis—A Hands-on Introduction to SimStudio Tools In this class, you will use SimStudio Tools to change models from fully detailed, production-ready components to models

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