Inserting a Receptacle Schedule

This tutorial will teach you how to insert a receptacle schedule on the drawing, update it, and modify.

Open drawing E-0.1.

Insert the Receptacle Schedule

Run the DM Electrical->Receptacles->Insert Receptacles Project Schedule command. The Edit Receptacle Group Settings dialog box will open.

Check the Show Unused Receptacles box.

Press the OK button.

Follow the prompts at the command line to insert the receptacle schedule on the drawing.

Update the Receptacle Schedule

Run the DM Electrical->Receptacles->Receptacles Project Schedule command.

Press New. The New dialog box will open.

Set New Receptacle Type to Simplex.

Press the OK button to create the receptacle.

Press the Select Block button. The Select Receptacle Block dialog box will open.

Set Receptacle Description to Simplex.

Press the OK button to set the block.

Press the Save button to save your changes.

Press the Exit button to close the dialog box.

Run the DM Electrical->Receptacles->Insert Receptacles Project Schedule command.

Press the OK button.

The receptacle schedule will be updated in its current location on the drawing.

Modify the Appearance of the Receptacle Schedule

Run the DM Electrical->Receptacles->Insert Receptacles Project Schedule command.

Press the Edit Title, Column Labels, and Column Order button. The Light Fixture Schedule (Group General) Label Display and Order dialog box will open.

This dialog box can be resized. Resize the dialog box so you can see the whole Display column.

In the Symbol row, set the Label to GRAPHIC.

In the Quantity row, uncheck the Display box.

Press the OK button to save the changes to the label settings.

Press the OK button.

The receptacle schedule will be updated in its current location on the drawing.


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