E3.series Tech Tips
E3.WiringCockpit is a great Cabinet Production tool to use alongside with E3.series. Making it easier to connect between engineering and manufacturing...
In part 1 of this blog series, we took a look at different project settings and configurations. Reviewing how to configure E3.series to meet your company’s needs and help with productivity. Like the project settings, you can also configure your library for E3.series. In addition to the library configuration, there are useful E3.series tools that help save time when working with your library...
We are going to explore E3.series Project settings to improve the configuration, immaterial of your status as a new user, or a long-time user.
This video is a demonstration of how to import a wire to-from list in harness builder. This feature allows the user to define connection information such as signals, the to/from devices, cavity information, and the wires/cables in Excel to import into an E3.series project.
When creating symbols for our library components many of these symbols require a similar set of text types. It can be tedious to add each of those text types to every new symbol. Using a General Template Symbol that contains all the text types you want, makes this task a breeze.
Tech-Tip: Exporting Multiple Unplaced Groups
E3.Enterprise system administrators and users alike may find benefit from this video that provides a scripting method to produce a timestamped report file containing E3.series multiuser project data that can be opened in Microsoft Excel and sorted. This may be particularly helpful when preparing for a software upgrade to the E3.series system in order to prioritize which multiuser design projects are most critical to upgrade first over a migration weekend.
Our team loves to share their expertise to help users be more efficient and productive using our software. Brian Gilman, Geo Ng, and Sanu Warrier have gathered up some of their favorite Halloween Tips and Treats here for you. Nothing scary here – just six expert tips that will help you improve your skills and treat you to something new!
In this tech-tip, we will cover the steps for creating custom verification scripts. This will ultimately create consistency in your verification process as well as saving you time as you can reuse this script from one design to the next.
A detailed electrical drawing forms the basis of communicating the wiring and connection details to the manufacturing and support teams. It is important to share details of the logical and physical connections to ensure accurate comprehension of a system. The E3.series design suite enables users to add details such as signals, wires and termination details on connections (automatically in most cases).
How to use the jump to the component library and symbol-misc library commands with or without shortcut keys.
Component management is a big part of the design process spanning multiple library instances. The library management tools like E3.CopyDatabaseEntries are available in E3.series to automate much of the manual work. CopyDatabaseEntries has been a trusted tool for many years for a large number of E3.series users. The biggest advantage of the tool is ...
This tech tip explains how to create automatic bill of materials (BOM) and connection or wire list reports. E3.series has the built-in capability to generate these reports, and users can choose to either create standalone reports in Excel format for use with other applications or build the reports into their current E3.series projects as additional sheets.
In E3.series 2018, table symbols are now supported for all devices on formboards. Now when you select any device on the formboard, you’ll find the command Place Table Symbol is now in the context menu.
One of the new features in E3.series 2018 is the ability for users to create their own line and application fonts. The advantage to this is now users can create completed graphics such as spiral tape and corrugated tubing, which will follow the curvature of a segment on a formboard. These line fonts can be defined for any graphic entity in E3.series.
The video below explains the different methods of renaming your wires in an E3.series, either while adding them or after they’ve been added to your project. It includes setup instructions for each method.