Define Wire End Naming Conventions - Intergraph Smart Instrumentation - 13.1 - Administration & Configuration - Hexagon PPM

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  1. In the Wire End Naming Conventions dialog box, click New.

  2. In the Wire End Naming Convention Properties (New) dialog box, under Convention, type a unique name.

  3. Under Description, type a description, if needed.

  4. Click Add to add a new row in the data window.

  5. Under Segment definitions, in the data window, select a segment from the list.

    SHARED Tip A segment can be either free or can designate properties of certain wiring items.  If you select a free segment as part of a naming convention, in the Wiring module, Smart Instrumentation users can type any string up to the length allocated for the free segment.

  6. To determine all or part of the naming convention string by the actual name of the item that appears in the segment that you selected under Trim Trailing Spaces, select the check box.

  7. To define the start position and length of segments, under Start accept or modify the value that designates the starting character in the segment from which the segment appears in the naming convention.

  8. Under Length, accept or modify the default number of characters allocated for the selected segment string in the naming convention (starting from the position defined in the Start box).

    SHARED Tip When you select a segment, the software automatically displays the maximum length that can be used for the segment.  If the total length exceeds the maximum permitted value of 50 characters, the software automatically truncates the number of characters in the segment to maintain the permitted total length or displays a message if the total length of the segment has already reached the maximum value.

  9. If you need to define a separator between the segments in the naming convention string, in the Separator column, type separator characters (up to 30 characters of any kind).

  10. Repeat steps 4 through 9 for each segment that you want to define.

    • You can change the sequence of segments in the naming convention using the Up and Down buttons.

    • The Sample box shows a preview of the naming convention.  The value that appears in the Total length box represents the total value of characters in the naming convention segments, including the separator characters.  All naming convention strings can have a maximum length of 50 characters.

  11. Select Remove spaces from wire end names if you defined your naming convention in any of the following ways:

    • You used a naming convention segment that includes spaces, for example, panel name 101-FT -200.

    • You increased the default length of a segment.  For example, if the default segment length is 20 characters and you changed it to 30 characters, the software automatically adds the additional characters to the naming convention as trailing spaces, if the entire naming convention does not exceed 50 characters.

  12. Click OK.