Light Fixture Master Schedule

The light fixture master schedule contains the light fixture types that might be used by a company on a project. See the Master and Standards Databases section for more information about using master databases. To create and modify callouts in the master schedule, go to

DM Electrical->Light Fixtures->Light Fixture Master Schedule

Light Fixture Master Schedule Dialog Box

Light Fixtures--Light Fixture Master Schedule Dialog Box

See the Common Schedule Dialog Box Features section for more information about how this dialog box works. This section describes the Rename, Find, Previous, Next, New, Copy, Save and Delete buttons.

See the Common Light Fixture Information section for more information about the values that can be specified for light fixtures using this dialog box.

See the Import from Project Schedule section for more information about importing light fixtures from a project to the master database.

Current Group: The active light fixture group is listed here. All the light fixture types that are created and modified will be associated with this group.

Select Group: Press this button to open the Light Fixture Master Schedule Groups dialog box. The group selected will become the current group. See the Common Groups Dialog Box Features section for more information.

Select IES File: Press this button to select the IES file for the light fixture. The Select IES File dialog box will appear.

Light Fixtures--Select IES File Dialog Box

Select the IES file for this light fixture and press the Open button. The IES file will be attached to this light fixture and you will be asked if the load information is to be added to the project database. Press Yes.

Light Fixtures--DM Electrical IES File Load Information dialog box

The information from the IES file is used for lighting calculations only. The other information in the light fixture schedule is not filled in based upon the information in the IES file.

Once an IES file is attached to a light fixture, the file path is displayed in the dialog box at the location shown below.

LIght Fixtures--IES File Attachment Listing

Load IES File Information into Schedule: Press this button to load the IES file information into the Project Schedule.The information the IES file contains varies depending upon what the manufacturer provides. You will need to review the information that is loaded to confirm it is loaded into the correct field and that it contains useful text.

You will be asked if the load information is to be added to the project database. Press Yes.

Light Fixtures--DM Electrical IES File Load Information dialog box

All of the information from the IES file will be loaded into the Project Schedule.

Once an IES file is attached to a light fixture, the file path is displayed in the dialog box at the location shown below.

LIght Fixtures--IES File Attachment Listing

Detach IES File: Press this button to detach the IES file from the light fixture. The light fixture will have no IES file associated with it after pressing this button.


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