Insert Connection Point

Allows you to add feeder connection points to your one-line diagram graphic families.

You will be prompted to specify the point at which feeders will connect to the equipment graphic.

Click to place a free instance (Space Bar to Rotate)

The connection point will be inserted.

Configuring Your Connection Points

By default, the connection point will be an upstream connection leading out of the top of the graphic. To set whether the connection point is upstream or downstream and which direction feeders should extend, use the Type Selector in the Revit Properties panel:

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Each connection point is differentiated by whether it is upstream or downstream, the direction of the feeder connection, and the direction in which additional feeders are offset.

Downstream / Upstream

Downstream connection points will be displayed in the family as arrows with "OUT" text. The first feeder to a downstream equipment will connect to this point. Additional feeders will be offset from this point as described in the Offset section.

Upstream connection points will be displayed in the family as arrows with "IN" text. The feeder to the upstream equipment will connect to this point.

Upstream 2 connection points are used for the secondary source of an equipment with two feeders, such as a transfer switch.

Above / Below / Left / Right

The direction of the arrow displayed for the connection point indicates how feeders will connect to and from the equipment.

Rotating or mirroring the connection point will not change how feeders connect to it. To change the direction, you must select a different type.

Feeders will connect to the top of To Above / From Above connection points.

Feeders will connect to the bottom of To Below / From Below connection points.

Feeders will connect to the left of To Left / From Left connection points.

Feeders will connect to the right of To Right / From Right connection points.

Offset

Offset Left / Offset Right / Offset Down / Offset Up connection points will offset feeders after the first feeder in the direction specified.

To Above, Offset Centered / To Below, Offset Centered connection points will alternate offsetting feeders after the first feeder to the right and to the left of the connection point.

To Left, Offset Centered / To Right, Offset Centered connection points will alternate offsetting feeders after the first feeder below and above the connection point.


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