Insert Light Fixture

To insert a light fixture on a drawing, go to

DM Electrical->Light Fixtures->Insert Light Fixture

Insert Light Fixture Dialog Box

Light Fixtures--Insert Light Fixture Dialog Box

Callout: The type of light fixture to be inserted. The list of light fixtures available is defined in the Light Fixture Project Schedule command.

The chosen callout controls the values displayed in the top-right of the dialog box. See the Common Light Fixtures Information section for more information about these values. To change these values, you must change the definition of the light fixture type in the project schedule.

Elevation: The elevation of the light fixture. See the Elevation section for more information.

The elevation is used as the mounting height of the light fixture when calculating point-by-point photometrics. See the Point-by-Point Photometrics section for more information.

Layer System: See the Layer System section for more information.

Exempt: Whether or not the light fixture is exempt from energy calculations.

Default: The exempt setting is based upon the value in the light fixture project schedule.
Yes: The light fixture is exempt from energy calculations. This value overrides the setting in the light fixture project schedule.
No: The light fixture is not exempt from energy calculations. This value overrides the setting in the light fixture project schedule.

See the Exempt Light Fixtures section for more information.

General Light: Whether or not the light fixture is included in general point-by-point photometric calculations. See the Point-by-Point Photometrics section for more information.

Egress Light: Whether or not the light fixture is included in egress point-by-point photometric calculations. See the Point-by-Point Photometrics section for more information.

Tilt: The angle in degrees the light fixture is tilted at. The rotation is in the direction of the insertion angle of the light fixture.

Roll: The angle in degrees the light fixture is rolled at. The rotation perpendicular to the direction of the insertion angle of the light fixture.

To insert a light fixture on the drawing, press OK. The settings specified in the dialog box will be used for the inserted light fixture. You will be prompted to identify where on the drawing the light fixture is to be inserted.

Specify insertion point:

After you specify the location for the light fixture, you will be prompted for the rotation angle. If the light fixture block is not able to be rotated, this prompt will be skipped.

Specify rotation angle:

Once you are finished inserting a light fixture, you will be prompted to insert another of the same type. You may continue to insert light fixtures, or press ENTER to end the command.


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