Insert General Photometric Calculation Area
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The Insert General Photometric Calculation Area command is used to insert a flat area on the drawing where general footcandle levels are to be calculated.
To insert a general area boundary on the drawing, go to
DM Electrical->Point-by-Point Photometrics->Insert General Photometric Calculation Area
Insert Photometric Calculation Area Boundary Dialog Box
See thesection for information about the values in this dialog box.
Inserting the Calculation Area on the Drawing
To insert the calculation area on the drawing, press OK. The settings you specified in the dialog box will be used for the area that you insert.
You will be prompted to draw the calculation area on the drawing.
First point of calculation area:
Continue entering points on the drawing until the calculation area is complete.
Specify next point of calculation area:
Press ENTER to finish drawing the calculation area.
You will then be prompted to choose to insert the calculation schedule, group the calculation area with another area, or finish the command.
Specify insertion point for calculation schedule or point inside boundary to group with:
Insert a Calculation Schedule: To insert a calculation schedule, select a point on the drawing that is not inside of another calculation area. A calculation schedule will be inserted at the point you specified.
Group the Area with Another Group: To group the area with another group, select a point on the drawing that is inside of another calculation area. The two calculation areas will be grouped. If the selected calculation area already has a calculation schedule on the drawing, it will be used as the calculation schedule for the group. If it does not have a calculation schedule, none will be used for the group.
Not Insert the Calculation Schedule and Not Group the Calculation Area: Press ENTER to not insert a calculation schedule and not group the calculation area with another group. No calculation schedule will be inserted and the calculation area will be in its own separate group.
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