Insert Schedule

To insert or update the feeder schedule, go to

Ribbon: DM Electrical RT->Feeders-> dm_elecrt-insertFdrSch Insert Schedule

Pulldown Menu: DM Electrical RT->Feeders->Insert Feeder Schedule

Edit Feeder ID Group Settings Dialog Box

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The Edit Feeder ID Group Settings dialog box is used to set options for the feeder schedule. It is also used to set options for feeder ID blocks when they appear on the one-line diagram.

Include "Sizing Option" in schedule note: Inserts a note displaying the sizing method for the feeders that will appear below the schedule when inserted on the drawing.

Schedule Notes: A note that will appear below the schedule when inserted on the drawing.

Maximum Schedule Height: Whether the schedule has a maximum height. This height corresponds to inches on the printed page.

If this is not checked, the schedule will be in a single schedule.

If this is checked, you can specify the maximum height of the schedule. When the schedule exceeds this height, it will be continued in a second schedule next to the first. The label of the second schedule will have the Schedule Title Continued Label option added to it to indicate that it is a continuation of the first schedule.

Specify on Drawing: Press this button to specify the Maximum Schedule Height on the drawing. The dialog box will be closed and you will be prompted to specify the height.

Specify maximum schedule height:

The distance that you enter on the drawing will be used as the maximum height. It is simplest to draw a line straight down to where the bottom of the schedule should be located.

Zoom to Schedule After Insertion: Whether the display will be moved to the schedule location after it has been inserted or updated. Check this box if you are having difficulty locating your schedule on a busy drawing.

Block Can Rotate: Whether feeder ID blocks rotate when placed on feeders, depending upon the insertion point along the feeder.

Feeder ID Block: Sets the block that is displayed for feeder IDs. Press the Browse button to select a new block.

Edit Title, Column Labels, and Column Order: Press this button to modify the layout of the schedule on the drawing. Opens the Feeder Schedule Label Display and Order dialog box:

Feeder Schedule Label Display and Order Dialog Box

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Move Up: Move the selected row up in the list. On the schedule, this moves the corresponding column to the left.

Move Down: Move the selected row down in the list. On the schedule, this moves the corresponding column to the right.

Key: The identifier for the column, describing what value it will display. The value in this column is fixed and cannot be changed.

The Schedule Title key is a special key. The Label of this key is the title of the schedule. The Width and Display values of this key are ignored. The width of the title is based upon the width of the columns in the schedule. The title is always displayed with the schedule.

Other values in the Key column are listed alphabetically below:

Amps: The ampacity of the feeder.

Conductor Wire Count: The number of conductor wires for the feeder.

Conductor Wire Size: The conductor wire size for the feeder.

Conduit and Feeder: The size of the feeder, including the conduit size and all wire sizes.

Conduit Size: The conduit size for the feeder.

Devices: The distribution equipment fed by this size feeder.

Feeder ID: The feeder ID for this size feeder.

Ground Wire Size: The ground wire size for the feeder.

Neutral Wire Count: The number of neutral wires for the feeder.

Neutral Wire Size: The neutral wire size for the feeder.

Parallel Runs: The number of parallel runs for the feeder.

Total Wire Count: The total number of conductor and neutral wires for the feeder.

Label: The name that will be displayed for the column.

You can define a second header for a column by separating the two headers with a | character. The first header will be merged across multiple columns with the same first header. See the Column Subheadings in Schedules article in the knowledge base for more information.

Width: The width in inches on the printed drawing.

Justification: The justification of the text values in the column.

Left: The text is left-justified.
Center: The text is center-justified.
Right: The text is right-justified.

Display: Whether the column is shown on the schedule. If this is not checked, the value will not be displayed.

Inserting the Schedule the First Time

If the feeder schedule is not currently inserted on the drawing, you will be prompted for the insertion location of the schedule.

Specify insertion point for feeder schedule:

The location you specify will be used as the top-left corner for the feeder schedule.

Updating the Schedule Already on the Drawing

If the feeder schedule is already inserted on the drawing, it will be updated in its current location.

You must update the schedule on the drawing when changes are made to the project. The schedule will not update automatically.

The feeder schedule will also be updated when the Update command is run.

If additional graphics, such as revision clouds, have been inserted over the schedule graphic, be sure to check their location after updating the schedule.


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