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Origin - destination arrow automatic insertion

Menu: Schematic > Manage origin – destination arrows > Automatic insertion


The Origin-Destination arrows let you create a continuity link between wires in different schematic drawings, or in the same drawing if required. This can be used for cables in line diagrams or wires in schematics.


This command automatically generates origin-destination arrows between wires with the same number. According to the electrical project configuration, a specific symbol and a configurable text string are placed at the end of the wire.

The origin-destination arrows thus generated are referred to as automatic origin - destination.


A dialog box lets you enter the following options.


Whole project: Processes all the electrical project drawings.

Current book: Processes the drawings in the book the current drawing belongs to.

Selection in the scheme: Processes the selected wires.

Choose schemes: Opens the drawing selector, letting you select the drawings you wish to process.

Automatic insertion mode

Manages the symbols representing incoming and outgoing origin/destination symbols.


Opens the symbol selector to select the desired symbol.

Removes the symbol.

Opens the symbol editor to modify it.


Connect when location is exactly the same: Connects the wires when the locations of both drawings are the same.

Connect when "parent" location is the same: Connects the wires when the locations of both drawings have a common parent location (or the same).

Connect even if location is different: Connects the wires whatever the location of both drawings.

Connect only equipotential with manual mark: Connects the wires that the equipotential marks are in manual mode and identical.

Connect all equipotential with the same mark: Connects the wires that the equipotential marks are identical.


Autoconnect: Generates origin-destination arrows automatically.

Reconnect: Updates existing origin-destination arrows according to the operations performed in the scheme.

Remove arrows: Removes all origin-destination arrows for the selection. The Also include manual arrows option lets you process manual origin-destination arrows as well.

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