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Paneldes Component Attributes

For the dimensions of components, see Paneldes Component Dimensions.

Attribute Name Database Field Name Attribute Description
Class CLASS The component type. e.g. PANEL,DEVICE etc.
SubClass SUBCLASS The sub-type of the component. See Panel sub-types, Conductor Bar sub-types.
Tagname TAGNAME The name of the component.
Location LOCATION The name of the panel, area or plant that the component resides in.
Manufacturer MFG The manufacturer code for the manufacturer of the component.
Catalog Number CATNO The catalog number of the component.
Catalog Description CATDESC The description of the item in the catalog.
Price PRICE The price of the component.
Drawing DRAWING The name of the drawing file that the component is on.
Handle HANDLE The AutoCAD handle of the component.
Reference REFERENCE The cross-reference for the component.
Details DETAILS The details of the component.
3D Block BLOCK3D The filename of the 3D block to represent this component.
Cable Factor CABLEFACTR The cable filling factor for the component. This is only used for route segments.
Power POWER The power index for the component. This is only used for route segments.
Zone Class ZONECLASS Area classification of a component.
Aux1 to 6 AUX1 to 6

Fields that can be used for anything.

Paneldes uses some of these fields for specifying properties of components. Any such use requires a specific code in the field.

User data in these fields is therefore unlikely to match the code and so should not cause a problem.

North NORTH The Y co-ordinate of the position of the component in WCS.
East EAST The X co-ordinate of the position of the component in WCS.
Elevation ELEVATION The Z co-ordinate of the position of the component in WCS.
Errors ERRORS A summary of any problems with the component.
Block Handle BHANDLE The AutoCAD handle of the 3D block inserted for the component.
Hinge Side HINGESIDE The side of a door that hinges. This only applies to doors.