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Edition Date: February 2017

Part Number: 375482B-01

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Place Menu

The following table describes the commands found in the Place menu.

Command
Description
Component
Browses the databases (Master Database, Corporate Database, User Database and any installed manufacturer database) for components to be placed.
Probe
Places various probe types on the design.
Junction
Places a junction where you click.
Wire
Places a wire on the workspace that is not connected to any component.
Bus
Places a bus with segments created as you click.
Connectors»On-page connector
Places an on-page connector on your workspace.
Connectors»Global connector
Places a global connector on your workspace.
Connectors»Hierarchical connector
Adds a connector to a design for use in a hierarchical block or a subcircuit.
Connectors»Input connector
Adds an input connector to a design for use in a hierarchical block or a subcircuit.
Connectors»Output connector
Adds an output connector to a design for use in a hierarchical block or a subcircuit.
Connectors»Bus hierarchical connector
Places a bus connector between the main sheet and a hierarchical block or subcircuit.
Connectors»Off-page connector
Places an off-page connector on your workspace.
Connectors»Bus off-page connector
Places a bus connector between the main sheet and a multi-page.
Connectors»Current input terminal
Places a current input terminal for use with LabVIEW Multisim co-simulation.
Connectors»Voltage input terminal
Places a voltage input terminal for use with LabVIEW Multisim co-simulation.
Connectors»Voltage output terminal
Places a voltage output terminal for use with LabVIEW Multisim co-simulation.
New hierarchical block
Places a sheet without any components in a hierarchical structure.
Hierarchical block from file
Places a sheet in a hierarchical structure.
Replace by hierarchical block
Replaces the elements that you have selected with a hierarchical block.
New subcircuit
Places a new subcircuit without, any components.
Replace by subcircuit
Replaces the selected components with a subcircuit containing those components.
Multi-page
Opens a new flat page.
Bus vector connect
This is the preferred method for placing numerous connections from a multi-pinned device, such as an IC, to a bus.
Comment
“Pins” a comment to the workspace, or directly to a component. When a component with an attached comment is moved, the comment also moves.
Text
Places text on the design.
Graphics
Places an assortment of graphic elements.
Supported picture types are:
- Bitmap files (*.bmp)—Bitmap file format.
- JPEG (*.jpg, *.jpeg, *.jpe, *.jfif)—Joint Photographic Experts Group (JPG) file format.
- GIF (*.gif)—CompuServe Graphics Interchange file format.
- TIFF (*.tif, *.tiff)—Tagged Image file format.
- PNG (*.png)—Portable Network Graphics file format.
- ICO (*.ico)—Icon file format.
- CUR (*.cur)—Cursor file format.
Circuit parameter legend
Places a legend for each defined circuit parameter on the workspace.
Title Block
Places a title block on your workspace.

 

Related Information

Using the Component Browser

Manually Adding a Junction

Placing Wires Directly onto Workspace

Buses

Simplified Version

Virtual Wiring

Global Nets

Connecting Buses to Hierarchical Blocks and Subcircuits

Flat Multi-Sheet Design

Placing a Bus across Multi-Pages

Adding a Hierarchical Block

LabVIEW Multisim Co-simulation

Placing a HB from an Existing File

Replacing Components with a HB

Adding a Subcircuit

Flat Multi-Sheet Design

Bus Vector Connect

Working with Comments

Working with Miscellaneous Text

Graphic Annotation

Circuit Parameters

Adding a Title Block


 

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