Start New Electrical RT Project

Used to start a new project.

When you start a new project, a database file will be created in the same folder as the current drawing. The file name will be "dm_elec<Name>.dm", where <Name> is the name of the project. This is the database file where all of the information about your project is stored.

To create a new database file, go to

Ribbon: DM Electrical RT->Utilities-> dm_dm-startNewProject Start New Electrical RT Project

Pulldown Menu: DM Electrical RT->Start New Electrical RT Project

Start New Electrical RT Project Dialog Box


Project Name (Optional): The project name that is added to the end of the file name. This name is only used on the file name. It is not used anywhere else in the project. If you leave this field blank, the project database name will be "".

Project Directory: The folder in which the database will be created. The folder displayed and used is the folder that contains the current drawing.

Standards Database: Select the standards database from which to copy project options and settings.

The standards database stores the following information:

Cable tray groups
Conduit groups
Label group settings
Layer systems
Layer definitions
Options settings
Text styles

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