• Vesys classic- Reports - connector view - additional notes field

    How do you populate the 'additional notes' field within the report? I can not find where to enter the content of that field.   Anyone have the answer?
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  • VeSys Classic Design to VeSys2/CHS migration considerations

    The following observations are suggested to help you pre-clean up your VeSys Classic(VC) design prior to exporting the xml for use in VeSys2(V2) or CHS. I have been able to glean these thoughts assisting a customer wi...
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  • Using flattened harness from 3D MCAD systems

    Why use a tool like VeSys Harness when the 3D MCAD systems have their own harness drawing tools?  The reason for this is that 3D MCAD systems harness tools have limited capabilities especially when it comes to cr...
    Joel_Pointon
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  • Improve drawing speed on large drawings by using vports

      When working on large drawings in VeSys Design or Harness it is often necessary to move entities from one side of the drawing to the other, this can be time consuming if you have to keep panning back and forth...
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  • Improve drawing speed with Inside and Crossing windows

    Selecting multiple entities can be time consuming and tricky if you are clicking on them individually, one very useful feature is the two styles of window selection that are available in AutoCAD/VeSys  these are ...
    Joel_Pointon
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  • Applying text positioning from other Components, Pins or Wires

      If the default positions for text on connectors or components isn't to your liking use the 'Match Properties' command (the green paint brush icon) to commonise the styling of multiple components, connectors or...
    Joel_Pointon
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  • Why don't the Attributes update in my drawing?

      There are a number of reasons why drawing frames will not update if you click the Update Frame Attributes here are the most common causes:   The drawing frame hasn't been inserted into the drawing as a b...
    Joel_Pointon
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  • Why don't I get a VeSys Design or Harness desktop icon?

      If after installing VeSys you ONLY get the VeSys Components icon and you DO NOT have a VeSys Design or Harness icon on the desktop it is likley that VeSys has not detected a supported version of AutoCAD. ...
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  • VeSys still doesn't run after adding new licenses?

      Occasionally after adding some new licenses VeSys will not run, if repeated attempts are made to add new licenses it reports 'no new licenses'.  On inspecting the license file that VeSys is using you may ...
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  • Creating black and white plots from within VeSys Design or VeSys Harness

      By default, VeSys will print WYSIWYG (what you see is what you get) but this is not always sufficient for all documentation needs. There are several standard methods within AutoCad (the foundation for VeSys El...
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  • Example of VeSys Linetypes

    This PDF has a graphical representation of every linetype or linestyle available to VeSys. The names of these can be customized as described in one of the other Documents on this forum: http://communities.mentor.com/...
    Joel_Pointon
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  • Example VeSys Process

    An overview on how VeSys Design and Harness can be used from a concept stage through to finished Schematics.   I have changed the naming of the document and have pdf'ed it in the hope that everyone that wants to...
    Joel_Pointon
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  • Missing VeSys Menus?

      Occassionaly it is possible to lose the VeSys menu's, the steps below should enabe you to get the menu's back:   Depending on your AutoCAD version type 'menuload' for versions upto 2005 or 'cuiload' for ...
    Joel_Pointon
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  • Converting a 'Non Scaled' to a 'Scaled' drawing, synchronizing updates

      Generally OEM's will draw a harness 'Not to Scale' whereas a Harness manufacturer will draw a 'Scaled' version, if both are using VeSys then this could potentially involve duplication of work when design chang...
    Joel_Pointon
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  • Automatic selection of Ring Terminals/Eyelets

      VeSys can be used to automatically select the correct Ring Terminal/Eyelet depending on the Wires and their Sizes.  To do this you setup a 'Dummy' connector and assign the Ring Terminals/Eyelets as Termin...
    Joel_Pointon
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  • Improve drawing speed by repeating the last command

    To increase productivity the repeat last command can be used, this is activated by pressing the Space Bar, Return or by pressing the Right Mouse Button.
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  • Changing several Bundle Line Types simultaneously

      It can be time consuming when several bundles need to have their Line Types changed.  To change multiple simultaneously follow the instructions below:           1. Select the bu...
    Joel_Pointon
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  • What are the Conductor Types

    VeSys has 6 different conductor types these are: Wire, PCB Track, Bus Bar, Screen, Virtual Wire and Fly Lead. Listed below is a brief description of what these are and where they may be used.   Wire    ...
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  • Rename the VeSys Line Types

      By default VeSys Harness has 38 line types available, these definitions along with there named are stored in the VeSysHarness.lin file. This file can be edited to rename the line types, the unused line types c...
    Joel_Pointon
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  • How to show Diodes or Resistors that are spliced into a Harness

    To show Diodes/Resistors in VeSys Harness you can use either a splice table or connector table, the part number for the Diode/Resistor can be the Main Part number of the component. In some case the ends of the Diode/R...
    Joel_Pointon
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