Electrical Design Software | Elecdes Design Suite by Scada Systems Ltd

Protogen: Customisation


Protogen is a tool which can quickly clone many similar drawings from a prototype drawing and a database.


  • Drawing. File created with a CAD package. Protogen drawings must be in a supported AutoCAD DWG file format.

  • Prototype drawing / template drawing - Drawing created by the user from which other drawings will be cloned.

  • Clone drawing. - Drawing created by Protogen from a prototype drawing and database.

  • Protogen database. - Database containing the textual data to place on each cloned drawing.

  • Formula. - Special text "link" in a prototype drawing that will be replaced by text from a Protogen database.

How to...

Changing the location of Prototypes/Templates.

Changing the output location of Clones.

Automatically include Clones in the current Ebase Project.

User Instructions