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#1 Yvon Gonthier

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Posted 27 June 2016 - 01:38 PM

When I try to use the "Change Symbol" command, I often get stuck in a category. For example, I'll use the Change Symbol command, select a symbol to replace and the only choices I get to select from are electrical symbols. Wondering if anybody else had or has this problem.



#2 Keith Almond

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Posted 27 June 2016 - 02:10 PM

Never seen that issue.


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#3 Yvon Gonthier

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Posted 27 June 2016 - 02:12 PM

Can't say I have, although it would be nice if you got to select from the system library instead of the drawing library ...

Yes and that it would stay open so you can edit multiple symbols (or others) instead of one by one and having to re-select every time.



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Posted 28 June 2016 - 08:51 AM

having that same problem right now


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#5 Yvon Gonthier

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Posted 28 June 2016 - 12:50 PM

Tech support was able to replicate so passed on to development.


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#6 Brad Graber

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Posted 14 July 2016 - 02:01 PM

I have never used this command before.  Anyone care to elaborate on any good uses?  I'm always looking for new shortcuts.



#7 Keith Almond

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Posted 14 July 2016 - 02:23 PM

Say that you use a generic toilet fixture, if the Customer wants a specific fixture, then you can change all instances of the generic fixture to the specified one without doing each one individually. Having said that, it's a feature I've NEVER used.

 

I can see it being useful for light fixtures though, if you use certain lights.


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#8 Tom Rogers

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Posted 14 July 2016 - 03:30 PM

Your lucky Keith, I use it a lot.  Whether it is doing lot specific plans from a model where customers adds ceiling fan instead of standard ceiling light, or changing column style on the porch for a new elevation.  A lot better than deleting and re-selecting.


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#9 randolph cohn

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Posted 15 July 2016 - 07:03 PM

speaking of a "porch"

 

a blond rang the front door bell

and said she was a painter.

 

the owner asked how much to paint my porch.

 

$300 replied the blond

 

that's a fair price said the owner.

 

after she finished, the owner paid her.

 

she said "by the way"  your car is an Audi.


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Posted 15 July 2016 - 07:18 PM

Good to see the weekend has come early to you Randy :-)


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#11 Yvon Gonthier

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Posted 02 August 2016 - 06:56 AM

Another advantage is that if you have the same symbol on a hidden layer or specially Building Option that's turned off, Softplan will ask if you want to change these also.






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