SOLIDWORKS Electrical Schematic: Displaying Alpha Numeric Rows & Columns

Article by GoEngineer on Nov 24, 2014

In this article, you will learn how to display Alpha Numeric Rows and Columns for the borders of a schematic in SOLIDWORKS Electrical Schematic.

Step 1: In SOLIDWORKS Electrical, go to the 'Project' tab and invoke the 'Project Settings' by clicking on the 'Configurations' command.

SOLIDWORKS Electrical Schematic Displaying Alpha Numeric Rows & Numbers

Step 2: Click on the 'Mark' Tab in the Project Settings.

SOLIDWORKS Electrical Schematic Project Settings Mark Tab

Step 3: Click on the formula symbol (f(x)) next to the corresponding rows or columns boxes.

SOLIDWORKS Electrical Schematic Formula Button in Project Settings

Step 4: Double-click on the second option, 'Rows Identified by letters,' to change to an Alpha Numeric format for your rows or columns. Predefined formulas, available variables, and simple formulas can be used to create other document mark formats from this window.

SOLIDWORKS Electrical Schematic Formula Manager Row Mark

Note: Repeat Steps 3 and 4 for the other format, whether that is for rows or columns.

Step 5: Click OK twice. The rows and/or columns format should be changed to an Alpha Numeric scheme (See below for final result).

Display Alpha Numeric Rows and Columns in SOLIDWORKS Electrical

Note: The Books, Folders, and Schemes format can be changed with the same process if the formula manager is invoked from those options (see Step 3 at 1*). Follow Steps 3 and 4 to change these document mark formats.

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