How to set up shared sheets or drawings in E3.series

Tech Tip: How to Set-up Shared Sheets or Drawings in E3.series

The first questions that come to mind when thinking about shared sheets is … What are shared sheets?

Shared sheets are real spaces created to scale that fit in a standard drawing border and help you design large systems in separate spaces while keeping them connected. The master drawing/sheet can be a whole system with different drawings/sheets becoming the sub-systems. The shared sheets are important in many applications where the size of the system is bigger than any one drawing can hold, but at the same time the scale and topology of the entire drawing is best maintained together.

The basic information for a shared sheet is the same for formboard and panel with the change being the type/format of the drawing/sheet. The settings for panel and formboard for the shared region are managed separately.

E3.series with the shared sheet option for panels and formboard/nailboard makes it easy to design a large system and we will be looking at the quick steps needed to get started.

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Sanu Warrier has been a product leader in the Electrical industry working with multiple solutions over the last decade. He has been helping customers find effective solutions to their design challenges, drawing from R&D experience in software, hardware and solutions development. He is a self-professed foody and loves to dabble in gastronomic alchemy as often as possible. The main focus for Sanu continues to be Eliminating inefficiencies, improving design processes and reducing costs to improve your competitive advantage.

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