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Tools for attribute management

Show attributes

Menu: Edit symbol > Show attributes

Menu: Edit title block > Show attributes


To simplify the attribute management (such as the position or the text size), this feature allows you to display in the graphical area, the attributes from different styles. It only changes the graphical aspect, the name is not modified.


Show attributes: Displays the attribute name or allows you to show the attributes if they have been hidden.

Show sample values: Replaces the attribute by an example of the value it can receive. In this mode, you cannot edit the attribute properties.

Show attribute description: Replaces the attribute by its description. In this mode, you cannot edit the attribute properties.

Hide attributes: Hides the attributes.

Manually modifying attributes

Several attributes available in the software, are formed with specific characters which indicate the language, the index or the data index.

#AIO_0_TZ_1_L1: the attribute type (in this example, Input/Output).

#AIO_0_TZ_1_L: the order number in the attribute type (in this example, the first I/O).

#AIO_0_TZ_1_L1: the translatable user data 1 associated with the previous value (in this example, the first translatable data of the first I/O).

#AIO_0_TZ_1_L1: the language of the previous value (in the example, the language of the first translatable data of the first I/O).


Index: The index character is an order number in the attribute type defined by the previous code. 0 is the first, 1 is the second...

Data index: The data index character follows the code that identifies the data type (TX: User data and TZ: Translatable user data). The 0 propagates the value of the first User data (or translatable user data), the 1, the value of the second User data (or translatable user data)...

Language: the L1 propagates the text in the main language of the electrical project, the L2, the second language... You can force a language by replacing these characters by the language code (EN - FR - ES...). For example, if you want the text always appears in English, whatever the electrical project language, replace the characters by EN.


Some commands let you manage these codes. These commands are displayed according to the type of attribute you selected.


Modify index: Allows you to change the order number of the attribute type. In the dialog box, introduce the new index.

Modify TX/TZ data index: Allows you to change the number of the user data or translatable data. In the dialog box, introduce the new data index.

Modify language code: Allows you to change the language of the user data or translatable data. Select in the list one of the languages used in the electrical project or another language even if it is not set in the electrical project configuration.

Modify revision index: Allows you to change the index code of a revision. In the dialog box, enter the new revision index (Only available on the title blocks).

Attribute list

To generate an Excel file containing all the symbol and title block attributes, use the ewExportUsedAttributes command (Only available on the command line).

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