Querying Light Fixtures

To modify a light fixture that is inserted on the drawing, go to

DM Electrical->Modify Devices->Query Device

Select a light fixture on the drawing. The information in the database regarding the selected light fixture will be displayed in the Query Light Fixture dialog box.

Query Light Fixture Dialog Box

Light Fixtures--Query Light Fixture Dialog Box

Changes can be made to the light fixture in the same way as when it was inserted. See the Insert Light Fixture section for more information on the Elevation, Exempt from Energy Calcs, General Light, Egress Light, Tilt and Roll fields.

The other information is based upon the light fixture callout.

Circuit: This field displays the circuit that the load on the light fixture is connected to. This is an informational value you can use to check what you have previously specified in your design. Use the Circuiting command to connect the light fixture to a new circuit.

Indoor Lighting Information

The information displayed in this area of the dialog box is used when performing indoor lighting calculations with the light fixture.

Photometric Calculation Information

The information displayed in this area of the dialog box is related to the point-by-point lighting calculations for the queried light fixture. See the Point-by-Point Photometrics section for more information on Lumens calculations.


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