Place Copies of a Symbol - SmartSketch - Help

SmartSketch Help

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Engineering and Schematics
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SmartSketch
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Help
Version_SPEM_custom
9.0.0
Version_SSK
9.0(2015)

Using Single Click Placement

  1. On the Main toolbar, click Symbol Explorer .

  2. The Symbol Explorer automatically displays the symbol library associated with the template or document.

    For some documents, you need to click Home in the Symbol Explorer. You can edit the Home value by clicking the Browser tab of the File Properties dialog box.

  3. In the Symbol Explorer window, go to the folder that contains the required symbols.

  4. Click on the symbol in the Symbol Explorer window.

  5. Click the desired location in the active document to place the symbol.

  • While in single-click placement mode, you can place multiple copies of the selected symbol with each additional mouse click.

  • To cancel single-click placement mode, press the Esc key or click the right mouse button.

A specific symbol may be used up to 8192 times in a file.

Using Mouse-Down Mode (Dragging)

  1. On the Main toolbar, click Symbol Explorer .

    The Symbol Explorer automatically displays the symbol library associated with the template or document.

    For some documents, you need to click Home in the Symbol Explorer. You can edit the Home value by clicking the Browser tab of the File Properties dialog box.

  2. In the Symbol Explorer window, go to the folder that contains the required symbols.

  3. Select a symbol while pressing the right mouse button.

  4. While pressing the right mouse button, drag the symbol into the document.

  5. Release the right mouse button, and click Stamp Here on the shortcut menu.

  6. Click a point in the document to place the symbol.

  7. Click another point in the document to place a copy of the symbol. You can continue to click points in the document to place multiple copies of the same symbol.

  • The number of occurrences you can place of the same symbol within a document is limited to 8,192.

  • You can also activate the Stamp Here command by holding down Ctrl and dragging the symbol with the left mouse button.

  • If you decide that you do not want to place several copies of a symbol, you can click Place Here on the shortcut menu. This places one instance of the symbol.

See Also

Placing Symbols
Create Symbol Command