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Schematic Shapes

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Schematic shapes list the inputs and outputs for a device and are located in the Schematic and Line Shapes Stencil:


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The data for these shapes is pulled from the I/O's tab:





The default Schematic shape displays the Inputs and Outputs for the product based on what has been entered in the I/O Studio.


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Schematic Horizontal


There is also a Schematic Horizontal Shape:


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Schematic Speaker


Speakers have a unique schematic shape:


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Connection Points


Each Input/Output on the shape has a connection point and are intended to be "connected" to other items with our Wire Shapes, specifically the Finish Wire shape.

Shape Data Window


All user adjustments are accessed through the Shape Data window. To display the Shape Data window, click the View tab then select "Shape Data" from the Task Panes dropdown:


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These are the Shape Data fields for Schematic Shapes:




The most common used settings can also be accessed by right-clicking the Shape:


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Show Signals: By default, each Input/Output lists the Terminal, Signal, and Label fields. Here you can turn off the Signal fields. The default is

Show Terminals: By default, each Input/Output lists the Terminal, Signal, and Label fields. Here you can turn off the Terminal fields.

Show Terminals Top to Bottom: This will flip the orientation of the Inputs/Outputs on the Shape.

Location: Displays the Location assigned to the Product.

Show Location: Displays the assigned Location on the shape.





DisplayConnected: This will collapse the shape to only show the terminals that have a Wire Shape connected to them. Default value is False.


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