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Different types of page

Several kinds of pages are available. All the pages editable in SOLIDWORKS Electrical are called Drawings.

 

Pages created by users:

Cover page

Cover page or presentation page, no drawings.

Wiring line diagram

To draw a line diagram used to describe cabling with block diagrams.

Scheme

Electrical scheme or any kind of graphical representation (default type of page).

Mixed scheme

Drawings where it is possible to draw the line diagram and the scheme

Pages generated by SOLIDWORKS Electrical (cannot be made by users):

Terminal strip

Terminal strip schema generated from terminal found on electrical diagrams.

Report

A report made based on data extraction. List of drawings, BOM, cable reports, wiring list, etc.

2D cabinet layout

Drawing on which you can make a 2D cabinet layout of the material.

3D cabinet layout

3D SOLIDWORKS assembly, to realize cabinet layout.

2D drawing (SOLIDWORKS)

Drawing created from SOLIDWORKS after creating a 2D drawing from a 3D layout.

 

Data files:

Data files are external files copied to the electrical project. They can be any files in any format.

 

DWG and DXF files are managed as SOLIDWORKS Electrical pages. A preview is displayed. They can be modified and printed in SOLIDWORKS Electrical.

All other file formats may be added to the electrical project but it will not be possible to preview or edit them in the SOLIDWORKS Electrical interface. If you wish to open them, the application associated with the type of file will open them.

 

File shortcut

This file type is not really a electrical project page, but only a link to an external file. Its name is displayed like an electrical project page with a specific icon.

 

These files can be open with the Windows associated application.

 



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