Distribution Equipment Plan View Blocks

The Distribution Equipment Plan View Blocks commands allow you to customize the list of blocks available to be used for distribution equipment plan views in the project and master schedules.

See the Block Creation section for more information about creating new blocks.

See the General Customization Commands section for more information about how the Edit Project List, Edit Master List, Copy Project List to Master, and Copy Master List to Project commands work.

To edit the distribution equipment plan view blocks project list, go to

Ribbon: DME: Customization-> Project Customization-> dm_elec-oldPP Distribution Equipment Plan View Blocks

Pulldown Menu: DM Electrical->Customization->Distribution Equipment Plan View Blocks->Edit Project List

To edit the distribution equipment plan view blocks master list, go to

Ribbon: DME: Customization-> Master & Standards Customization-> dm_elec-oldPM Distribution Equipment Plan View Blocks

Pulldown Menu: DM Electrical->Customization->Distribution Equipment Plan View Blocks->Edit Master List

Distribution Equipment Plan View Blocks Dialog Box

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Sort: Press this button to sort the list of blocks alphabetically by the description column.

Move Up: Press this button to move the selected block up in the list of blocks.

Move Down: Press this button to move the selected block down in the list of blocks.

New: Press this button to create a new block.

Delete: Press this button to delete the selected block. If the block is currently used by a record in the schedule, you will be asked if you want to replace the block in the schedule with another block.

See the Common Block Information section for more information on the other values that can be specified for one-line device plan view blocks.

For most distribution equipment plan view blocks, To Scale should be checked and Can Rotate should be checked. The Common Block Information section has more information about what happens when these fields are checked or not checked.

Include Access: Whether an access area is drawn in front of the distribution equipment plan view block. The size of the access is specified in the Insert Plan View Block command in the Clearance section of the dialog box.

Distribution Equipment Type: Which type of distribution equipment can use this block.

Default: Whether the block is used as the default for a specific distribution equipment type. Each type listed in the Distribution Equipment Type column can have one block selected.

Custom Size: Whether the block can be inserted as a custom size. If this is checked, the size of the device is specified when creating or inserting the distribution equipment. The block will be scaled by the specified size.

Maximum Transformer KVA: Transformer block sizes can be selected based upon the kVA of the transformer. The block with the Maximum Transformer KVA value closest to, but not exceeding, the kVA of the transformer is selected.


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