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Location outlines

The dockable panel displays additional options.


A drop-down list allows you to select the type of outline (Thin, Double and Filled).


When the Zig-Zag box is checked, SOLIDWORKS Electrical inserts a "zig-zag" line on the lower line of the rectangle representing the fact that the whole location is not drawn. This option is not available on location outlines drawn in the form of polylines.


The checkbox Location label allows you to insert the symbol displayed in the dockable panel. This symbol corresponds with the symbol saved in the electrical project configuration; if you want to insert another symbol, click Other symbol.


A location label is automatically placed in the top part of the outline.

The location labels are represented by a symbol and attributes which can display the data or properties attached to the location. The location labels have a contextual menu allowing you to, among other things, edit the location properties.

Configuration of the symbol to be used

Electrical project settings: Symbol tab



Opens the symbol selector to select the desired symbol.

Removes the symbol.

Opens the symbol editor to modify it.


Symbols representing location labels do not have circuits or connection points. In symbol properties select Location labels in the Symbol type parameter.

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