Insert Egress Photometric Calculation Line
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The Insert Egress Photometric Calculation Line command is used to insert a line on the drawing where egress illuminance levels are to be calculated.
To insert an egress calculation line on the drawing, go to
Ribbon: DM Electrical->Point-by-Point Photometrics-> Insert Egress Photometric Calculation Line
Pulldown Menu: DM Electrical->Point-by-Point Photometrics->Insert Egress Photometric Calculation Line
Insert Calculation Line Dialog Box
See the Common Photometric Boundary Information section for information about the values in this dialog box.
Inserting the Egress Calculation Line on the Drawing
To insert the calculation line on the drawing, press the OK button. The settings you specified in the dialog box will be used for the line.
You will be prompted to draw the calculation line on the drawing.
Specify first point of calculation line or [<Select existing line>]:
First point of calculation line: Specify a point on the drawing.Continue entering points on the drawing until the calculation line is complete. Press ENTER to finish drawing the calculation line.
Select existing line: Press ENTER to draw the calculation line by tracing a polyline on the drawing. Specify the polyline on the drawing to be traced. You will be asked whether to erase the polyline after the calculation line is inserted.
If you checked Calculate Vertical Illuminance Levels, you will then be prompted to specify on which side of the line the vertical illuminance levels will be displayed.
Specify side to place vertical illuminance values:
You will then be prompted to insert the calculation schedule, group the calculation line with an area, or press ENTER to finish the command.
Specify insertion point for calculation schedule or point inside boundary to group with:
Insert a Calculation Schedule: To insert a calculation schedule, select a point on the drawing that is not inside of a calculation area. A calculation schedule will be inserted at the point specified.
Group with an Area: To group the line with an area, select a point on the drawing that is inside of a calculation area. The two will be grouped. If the selected calculation area already has a calculation schedule on the drawing, it will be used as the calculation schedule for the group. If it does not have a calculation schedule, no calculation schedule will be used for the group.
Finish the Command: Press ENTER to finish the command without inserting a calculation schedule or grouping the calculation line with an area. No calculation schedule will be inserted and the calculation line will be in its own separate group.
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