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Equipotential properties

Contextual menu of a wire: Equipotential properties

 

Opens the equipotential properties dialog box, letting you edit common data for the wires belonging to this equipotential.

 

This data comes from the wire style properties.

If you modify the properties of the wire style, the changes will automatically be passed on to the properties of the equipotential and thus to the properties of the wires of this equipotential.

Modifying the mark and/or properties of the equipotential only affects the equipotential for which the command was launched.

Mark

The equipotential mark is calculated automatically by the wire numbering or entered manually via the wire mark editor.

Mode: If you select the Automatic mode, the mark is calculated automatically according to the configuration settings. If you select Manual mode, you must enter the mark manually in the Mark setting.

Mark: Displays the automatic mark or is used to enter the manual mark.

Number: Displays the order number assigned to the equipotential. You can change this number but you cannot use an existing number.

General

Diameter: Lets you enter the diameter of the wire.

Section or gauge: Lets you enter the section of the wire.

Wire size standard: Allows to select the standard used in the electrical project.

Color: Allows to select the real color of the wire. This color will be used in the 3D routing.

Bend radius (x Diameter): Lets you enter the parameter required to calculate the bend radius (parameter x diameter = bend radius).

Bend radius: Lets you enter the bend radius of the wire. This will be used in the 3D routing.

Linear mass: Allows you to specify a linear weight (density) for wires with different units (kg/km, g/m...) to distribute the weight of wire all along his length. This is used in particular to calculate the center of gravity of 3D assembly.

Signal: Lets you enter the signal conveyed by the wire.

Associated data

Wire style: Displays the wire style associated with the equipotential.

Number of wire: Indicates the number of wires represented by this equipotential (number of lines in the wire cabling order).

File: Displays the drawing mark in which the equipotential starts.

Row: Displays the row number in which the equipotential starts.

Column: Displays the column number in which the equipotential starts.

User data

The user data fields can be used to enter all information that you would like to manage regarding the equipotential.

 

The Customize... button lets you access user data management.



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