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  • Selecting the Cable type dependency option makes it impossible to duplicate internal connections when duplicating cables or copying cables from Domain Explorer to Reference Explorer in Smart Instrumentation.

  • After enabling cable type dependency, it is only possible to create new cables in the Reference Explorer. To create plant cables, you will need to drag reference cables from the Reference Explorer to the Domain Explorer.

  • The Cable type dependency option becomes unavailable if a Smart Instrumentation user selected the Copy internal connections preference option on the Copy Items page of the Wiring module preferences.

  • Cable type dependency requires that all plant cables in the Domain Explorer have the same structure as reference cables in the Reference Explorer. Therefore, before enabling cable type dependency in a domain, we recommend that you initialize a new empty domain and then let Smart Instrumentation users create all the required cables for that domain.

  1. Start the Administration module and log on as Domain Administrator to the target domain.

  2. With the Domain Administration window open, on the menu bar, click Reports > Cable Type Dependency Validation and make sure that the report is empty.

    SHARED Tip It is only possible to enable cable type dependency if all reference cables comply with the dependency requirements.  The Cable Type Dependency Validation report displays only those reference cables that do not comply with the dependency requirements. If the report displays such cables, you must delete them in Smart Instrumentation from the Reference Explorer.

  3. Log off from the Domain Administration and then log on as System Administrator.

  4. With the System Administration window open, do one of the following to open the Domain Definition window:

    • Click File > Domain Definition.

    • Click .

  5. From the Domain list, select a domain.

  6. Do one of the following:

    • Click Options > Edit.

    • Click Edit icon 16bit.

  7. Under Domain features, select the Cable type dependency check box.

  8. Click Save Icon 16bit to save the current domain data to the database.