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Black boxes

A black box is a generic symbol that can be used to represent any device, acting as a time-saving feature where a new unique symbol is not required or there is no time to create one. Black boxes are rectangular and can have editable pins associated to them.

 

Black boxes are inserted in Schematic or Mixed scheme drawing types.

Connection points of the black box 

On each intersection between a wire and the black box outline, a connection point is inserted, it represents the device terminal. According to the configuration settings, you can have a basic connection point (the terminal number is a text) or an oriented connection point with attributes.

 

There are two ways to insert a black box.



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