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Doubled (or Tripled) Loads in Panels

Friday, August 20th, 2010

Problem: The loads on your panel have been doubled (or tripled or more).

Cause: Typically, this is the result of making copies of a drawing. When a drawing is copied, copies of all of the devices are created as well. These new devices are connected to the same circuits as the original devices.

Solution: If you want to keep the extra drawing, you need to either erase the devices if you do not need them or connect them to a different circuit.

If you do not need the extra drawing, use the Delete Drawing command.

Ribbon: DM Electrical->Utilities-> dm_dm-util ->Delete Drawing

Pulldown Menu: DM Electrical->Utilities->Delete Drawing

This will delete the drawing and remove any devices on the drawing from the database.

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