Automatic drawing creation is a dream of everyone. Imagine selection options into a spreadsheet and having schematics appear before your eyes. Is this possible? Yes! Using the Spreadsheet to PLC tool in AutoCAD Electrical software can get you most of the way there. Don’t be fooled by the name of the tool; we can create more than just PLC-type drawings—almost any type of ladder-style schematic drawing can be created entirely from information in a spreadsheet. We’ll take you behind the curtain to show you how.
- Learn how to edit the Spreadsheet to PLC Excel file
- Learn how to automatically create standard and custom ladder-style PLC drawings
- Learn how to configure the Spreadsheet to PLC tool to create other types of ladder style drawings
- Understand and learn how to exploit the capabilities and limitations of the Spreadsheet to PLC tool
Randy Brunette is the sole proprietor of Brunette Technologies, LLC, a consulting firm specializing in AutoCAD Electrical and related products including Inventor, Vault, and the Substation Design Solution (SDS) Toolkit. As an Electrical Subject Matter Expert, Randy’s duties include helping channel partners and customers through mentoring and understanding their business issues, and finding solutions that solve their challenges. Randy has been in the design field using Autodesk products for over 33 years, with experience across many different segments of the manufacturing industry. He has been in an application engineer role for 22 years, traveling through out the world providing consulting services. Randy is a top-rated speaker at Autodesk Universities, Technical Academies, and seminars. He has authored AutoCAD Electrical software training manuals, videos, and other materials.