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Create a scheme macro

Dockable panel: Macros

 

To create a macro,

1.     Open the drawing that contains the elements you want to store in the library.

2.     In the dockable panel, activate the Macros tab.

3.     In the graphical zone, select the entities you want to save

At this step, you have several possibilities to create the macro:

4.     Drag and Drop them into one of the sections of the palette.

Or,

4.     Use the Save into macros command of the contextual menu of a macro group.

Or,

4.     Use the Copy with insertion point command of the Edit menu.

5.     Use the Paste as new macro command of the contextual menu of a macro group.

 

A dialog box opens allowing you to fill in the data relating to the macro.

 

This macro is automatically added to the Macros management and will be available for insertion into other electrical projects.

 

In the dockable panel, a drop-down menu allows you to access the specific commands.

 

Add existing macros: Lets you select a macro stored in the library and add it to the list of macros in the palettes.

Save selection into macros: Allows you to save the selected elements into a macro. The macro is created in the group where the command is launched.

Paste as new macro: If you have used the Copy with insertion point command, the selected graphical elements in the clipboard can be pasted as a new macro.

Edit this macro: Opens the macro in the graphical interface for modification. The macro is viewed as an electrical project. It appears in the Pages tab in the dockable panel.

Delete this macro: Deletes the selected macro from the palette (it is not deleted from the library).

New group: Creates a new macro group.

Group properties: Accesses the selected group’s properties.

Delete group: Deletes the selected group

 

Activate group: Activates the group that is selected from the contextual menu.



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