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Schematic Capture

Multisim Help

Edition Date: February 2017

Part Number: 375482B-01

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Schematic capture is the first stage in developing your design. This is where you choose the components you want to use, place them on the workspace in the desired position and orientation, wire them together, and otherwise prepare your design. You can modify component properties, orient your design on a grid, add text and a title block, add subcircuits and buses, and control the color of the workspace background, components and wires.

Depending on your version of Multisim, you can open as many designs as you want at the same time. Each design appears in its own window. The active window is, as in other Windows applications, the window with the highlighted title bar. You can use the Window menu to move from design to design, or just click on the tab at the bottom of the workspace that corresponds to the design you want to see.

Each window can have its own preferences settings, set of components and so on. You can copy, but not move, a component or instrument from one design to another.

Some of the described features may not be available in your edition of Multisim. Refer to Features by Tier for more information.


Related Information

Setting Schematic Capture Preferences


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