Receptacle Blocks

The Receptacle Blocks commands allow you to customize the list of blocks available to be used for receptacles 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 receptacle blocks project list, go to

Ribbon: DME: Customization-> Project Customization-> dm_elec-recProjectSchedule Receptacle Blocks

Pulldown Menu: DM Electrical->Customization->Receptacle Blocks->Edit Project List

To edit the receptacle blocks master list, go to

Ribbon: DME: Customization-> Master & Standards Customization-> dm_elec-recMasterSchedule Receptacle Blocks

Pulldown Menu: DM Electrical->Customization->Receptacle Blocks->Edit Master List

Receptacle 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 values that can be specified for receptacle blocks.

For most receptacles, To Scale should not 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.


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