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Origin - Destination arrows

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The origin-destination arrows let you create a continuity link between wires in different schematic drawings, or in the same drawing if required. It could be for cables in line diagrams or wires in schematics.


The origin-destination arrows generated by this command are considered as manual origin - destination arrows.


When this command is selected, the management dialog box will be displayed. It is divided into two parts; the first contains the Origin (Drawing 1) schematic and the second contains the Destination drawing (Drawing 2). You can zoom in on any part of the drawing using your mouse wheel; this helps you ensure you select only the wires you want to link.

At the beginning of this command, the Drawing 1, is the one that is active in the graphical area.


The following commands are available for both Drawing 1 and Drawing 2.

Previous: Lets you see the preceding drawing in the electrical project drawing list.

Next: Lets you see the next drawing in the electrical project drawing list.

Selector: Allows you to open the drawing selector to select the drawing you want.



Previous drawing and next drawing: These options allow you to scroll through the electrical project drawings one by one, either backward (previous) or forward (next).  It will go to the previous/next drawing for both the origin and destination drawings.


Origin symbol: Lets you select the symbol to be used to represent the origin arrow. If you choose a bad symbol (for example a destination symbol) a message prevents you.

Destination symbol: Lets you select the symbol to be used to represent the destination arrow. If you choose a bad symbol (for example an origin symbol) a message prevents you.


Origin and destination symbols display the cross references between wires. They have specific attributes that propagate information like the drawing mark, the bundle mark, the row, and the column of the drawing or the equipotential number.



Horizontal or Vertical Tile allows you to manage the display mode.

Single Insertion

Lets you manage a link from one wire to another wire.


1.     Click the Single insertion icon.

2.     Click at the end of a schematic wire / cable.

3.     Select the end of another schematic wire / cable.


This will cause the arrows to be inserted and to automatically cross references to one another.

Multiple Insertion

Lets you manage a link from one set of multiple wires to another set of multiple wires.


4.     Click the Multiple insertion icon.

5.     On the origin drawing, click on the first wire and the last wire of the starting set of multi wires.

6.     On the destination drawing, click on the first wire and finish with the last wire of the terminating set of multi wires.


Lets you automatically generate an origin-destination arrow on 2 wires with the same mark. The origin-destination arrow is automatically generated without needing to select a wire.


Delete: Allows you to delete an existing Origin - Destination arrow. Select the arrow to delete it.

Multiple delete: Allows you to delete several existing Origin - Destination arrows. Like the multiple insertion, select the first wire and the last wire and validate the deletion.


While deleting a link, all the constituent elements of the link (origin and destination arrows, symbol and text) are deleted.

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