Insert and Modify Labels

The Insert and Modify Labels command is used to insert, edit, and remove the labels on distribution equipment, feeders, and equipment connections in the one-line diagram.

To insert and modify labels, go to

Ribbon: DM Electrical->One-Line Diagram-> dm_elec-old-labels Insert and Modify Labels

Pulldown Menu: DM Electrical->One-Line Diagram->Insert and Modify Labels

You will be prompted to select the distribution equipment or feeder label to edit.

Select distribution equipment or feeder to edit:

Select the distribution equipment, feeder, or equipment connection to be labeled.

Insert and Modify Labels Dialog Box

one-line-diagram--insert-modify-labels-dialog-box

Checkbox: Whether a label corresponding to the row is inserted on the drawing.

Field: A description of the value that will be inserted.

Value: The text that will appear on the drawing. It includes the prefix, the value from the database, and the suffix. The prefix and suffix can be changed in this dialog box. The value from the database must be changed in the device definition itself.

Prefix: Text that is added prior to the value associated with the field in the database.

Suffix: Text that is added after the value associated with the field in the database.

Alignment: The alignment of the text within the text boundary.

Scale: The scale factor of the text.

Press the OK button when you are finished changing the notes for the distribution equipment, feeder, or equipment connection. Any labels that were removed or changed will be updated on the drawing.

You will be prompted to insert any new labels on the drawing.

Select insertion point or [Next label/<Group with other label>]:

Insertion point: Specify a point on the drawing. The top left corner of the label will be inserted at that point.

Next label: If you checked multiple labels to be inserted, type N to cycle to the next label.

Group with other label: Press ENTER or type G to group the label with another label on the drawing. You will be prompted to select a label to group with. See the Group Labels section for more information.

Insert below last label: After placing the first label, if you checked multiple labels to be inserted, press ENTER or type I to insert the label below the last label inserted.


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