Querying and Editing Photometric Information

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Before creating the grid and contour lines of foot candles, we first need to specify which light fixtures to include in the calculation and make sure their elevation is set correctly. To do this, go to

DM Electrical arrowModify Devices arrowQuery Device

Design Master Electrical will prompt you to select the light fixtures to edit. Select one of the parking lot light fixtures. The Query Light Fixtures dialog box will appear. Set the specifications for light fixture to match those shown below. (The specifications that you will need to change are highlighted in yellow in the screen shot below. They will not be highlighted on your dialog box.) Once the specifications match, press OK.

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To change the mounting height of all S light fixtures placed in the parking lot, go to

DM Electrical arrowLight FixturesarrowEdit Multiple Light Fixtures

Select all of the S light fixtures in the parking lot and press ENTER. The Edit Multiple Light Fixtures dialog box will appear. Set the specifications for light fixture to match those shown below. (The specifications that you will need to change are highlighted in yellow in the screen shot below. They will not be highlighted on your dialog box.) Once the specifications match, press OK.

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You are now ready for the final step in the outdoor photometric calculations: calculating and displaying the photometrics.


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