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Insert terminal

Menu: Schematic > Insert terminal

 

When using this command for the first time, the symbol selector dialog opens to let you select the symbol you want to insert. This symbol is then saved, and it will be available for insertion when you use the command next time.

 

The dockable panel displays available options.

 

Pins the command, ensuring it remains active after it is first used.

Stops the command after it is first used to insert a symbol.

Ends the command.

Select the symbol representing your terminals

If the default symbol is not the one you want, click on the Other symbol button.

The symbol selector will be displayed with a filtered list of terminals, where you can select the terminal symbol you need.

Symbol orientation

This option lets you rotate the symbol prior to insertion. You can also select the angle of rotation by right-clicking with the mouse.

 

1.     Click on the drawing to insert the terminal.

2.     If the terminal is inserted on a wire, you will be prompted to define its orientation with respect to cables.

3.     The terminal properties dialog box will then be displayed.

Insert multiple terminals

Menu: Schematic > Insert 'n' terminals

 

4.     Click two points corresponding to the endpoints of a line perpendicular to the wires.

5.     At each intersection between this line and a wire, a terminal is inserted.

6.     Define the orientation of the terminals.

 

The dockable panel displays available options.

 

Pins the command, ensuring it remains active after it is first used.

Stops the command after it is first used to insert a symbol.

Ends the command.

Select the symbol representing your terminals

If the default symbol is not the one you want, click on the Other symbol button.

The symbol selector will be displayed with a filtered list of terminals, where you can select the terminal symbol you need.

Options

Draw axis line: Axis drawing is optional. Uncheck the box if you don't need the axis lines.

 

The terminal properties dialog box will then be displayed.



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