Insert Feeder Schedule

To insert or update a feeder schedule, go to

Ribbon: DM Electrical->Distribution Equipment-> dm_elec-insertFdrSch Insert Feeder Schedule

Pulldown Menu: DM Electrical->Distribution Equipment Schedules->Insert Feeder Schedule

Edit Feeder ID Group Settings Dialog Box

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The Edit Feeder ID Group Settings dialog box is used to set options for the feeder schedule. It is also used to set options for feeder ID blocks when they appear in the one-line diagram.

Include "Sizing Option" in schedule note: Inserts a note displaying the sizing method for the feeders that will appear below the schedule when inserted on the drawing.

Schedule Notes: A note that will appear below the schedule when inserted on the drawing.

Maximum Schedule Height: Whether the schedule has a maximum height. This height corresponds to inches on the printed page.

If this is not checked, the schedule will be in a single schedule.

If this is checked, you can specify the maximum height of the schedule. When the schedule exceeds this height, it will be continued in a second schedule next to the first. The label of the second schedule will have the Schedule Title Continued Label option added to it to indicate that it is a continuation of the first schedule. See the Options->Schedules section for more information.

Specify on Drawing: Press this button to specify the Maximum Schedule Height on the drawing. The dialog box will be closed and you will be prompted to specify the height.

Specify maximum schedule height:

The distance that you enter on the drawing will be used as the maximum height. It is simplest to draw a line straight down to where the bottom of the schedule should be located.

Zoom to Schedule After Insertion: If this box is checked, the display will be moved to the schedule location after it has been inserted or updated. Check this box if you are having difficulty locating your schedule on a busy drawing.

Block Can Rotate: Whether feeder ID blocks rotate when placed on feeders, depending upon the insertion point along the feeder.

Feeder ID Block: Sets the block that is displayed for feeder IDs. Press the Browse button to select a new block.

Edit Title, Column Labels, and Column Order: Press this button to modify the layout of the schedule on the drawing. See the Edit Feeder Schedule List section for more information.

Inserting the Schedule the First Time

If the feeder schedule is not currently inserted on the drawing, you will be prompted for the insertion location of the schedule.

Specify insertion point for feeder schedule:

The location you specify will be used as the top-left corner for the feeder schedule.

Updating the Schedule Already on the Drawing

If the feeder schedule is already inserted on the drawing, it will be updated in its current location.

It is necessary to update the schedule on the drawing when you make changes to the project schedule. The schedule will not update automatically.

The feeder schedule will also be updated when the Update All Schedules and One-Line Diagram command is run.

If you have manually inserted graphics, such as revision clouds, over the schedule graphic, always be certain to check their location after updating the schedule.


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