Use Electrical Audit and Drawing Audit (7:25 min)

Project: Use Electrical Audit and Drawing Audit


Completion Time:  15 Minutes



·        Completion of the Using the Auditing Tools Lesson


Objective:  In this exercise, you use the Drawing Audit and Electrical Audit commands to correct drafting errors in your project drawings.




1:  If the Project Manager is not displayed, on the Project tab, Project Tools panel, click Manager.



2:  If Schematic_Editing_NFPA is the active project, skip to step 6. If it is open but not active, in the Project Manager, do the following:
■ Right-click Schematic_Editing_NFPA.
■ Click Activate.
■ Skip to step 6.


3:  In the Project Manager, click Open Project.


4:  Browse to where you installed the exercise files. Select Schematic_Editing_NFPA.wdp. Click Open.


5:  In the Projects list, click the expansion node next to Schematic_Editing_NFPA to expand the drawing list.


6:  Right-click Schematic_Editing_NFPA_04.dwg. Click Open.


7:  On the Reports tab, Schematic panel, click DWG Audit.



8:  In the Drawing Audit dialog box, click Active Drawing. Click OK.



9:  In the Drawing Audit dialog box, select all check boxes. Click OK.



10:  Notice that no errors are found in this drawing.


11:  In the Report: Audit for This Drawing dialog box, click Close. The wire indicators displayed direct your attention to the wires in the drawing.



12:  To remove the wire indicators, at the Command Prompt, enter REDRAW. Press ENTER. (Or zoom in the drawing and the wire indicators will be removed.)


13:  Use Electrical Audit:

On the Reports tab, Schematic panel, click Electrical Audit.



14:  In the Electrical Audit dialog box, click Details.


15:  On the Component - No Catalog Number tab, select LT726 from the grid. Click Go To.



16:  If prompted, in the Qsave dialog box, click Always Qsave.


17:  Drag the Electrical Audit off to the side of your drawing to display LT726 (or to your second monitor if applicable).



18:  Right-click LT726. Click Edit Component.


19:  In the Insert/Edit Component dialog box, under Catalog Data, click Project.


20:  In the Find: Catalog Assignments dialog box, click Active Project. Click OK.


21:  If prompted, in the Qsave dialog box, click Always Qsave.


22:  In the HLT1G/VLT1G Catalog Values (This Project) dialog box, select 800H-PR16G. Click OK.



23:  In the Insert/Edit Components dialog box, click OK.


24:  In the Electrical Audit dialog box, click Close.