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The current releases are DM Electrical RT 1.1, DM Electrical 8.4, DM HVAC 7.3, and DM Plumbing 4.1. We are not adding new features to these releases.

The next releases will be DM Electrical RT 1.2, DM Electrical 8.5, DM HVAC 7.4, and DM Plumbing 4.2 We are actively working on these release and using this wishlist to guide which features we implement. Some features you see marked as “complete” will not be available until these releases are finished.

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  1. Provide a default voltage for the panels in a project.

    Add a check box to set the voltage for a building. If a building is 120/240, then checking a box will set the default for panels, equipment, etc to 120/240v instead of 120/2083p4w.

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    • Equipment Disconnect Highlight Blocks

      Support highlight blocks for equipment disconnects. (Highlights are the blocks that allow you to use a second color in blocks.)

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      • Link to PDF File

        In the various DM schedules (light fixtures, receptacles, diffuser, etc), add the option to link the entry to a PDF file. The PDF could be opened from the schedule, or there could be an option to include it as a hyperlink on the device so it can be opened from the AutoCAD drawing.

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        • Display Equipment Disconnect Ratings on Drawing

          Display the rating of the disconnect and the rating of the fused on the drawing adjacent to the disconnect symbol.

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          • Equipment Circuit Length in Schedule

            Add new column to the equipment schedule that would display the length of the branch circuit.

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            • Add an attribute for panel schedule

              Add an attribute that adds the odd circuit and the even circuit in a panel schedule, i.e. circuits 1 & 2, circuits 3 & 4, etc., and be able to put that attribute in the phase block of the panel schedule.

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              • Make the note fields for panels and switchboard larger and editable

                We need the note fields for Panels and Switchboards to be larger and editable like the Description, Model, and Note fields in the Light Fixture Project Schedule.

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                • Rotate Equipment ID Tags

                  Presently the equipment ID tag reverts to "world" orientation whenever it is moved or when you coordinate data base. Please make it subject to rotate text command, such that it stays in the orientation selected.

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                  • Swap & Copy Circuits

                    When copying circuits in the swap and copy dialog, multipole breakers do not copy to the new location as multipole breakers, they copy as single pole. It appears that you have to set the number of poles and their positions in the circuiting dialog before starting the copy/swap routine.

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