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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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Adding a New Family Code to the Catalog Database – AutoCAD Electrical

Posted August 6, 2013 by Todd Schmoock, Manufacturing Solutions Engineer: So the custom symbol that is unique to the company has been made using the Symbol Builder. The correct naming convention has been used and saved using the ZA to ZZ as the Autodesk document ” TS1056225″ recommends, but how does a family table get added to the database? Follow this

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