Inserting a Partial Connector in SOLIDWORKS Electrical

Article by John Lieber on Aug 26, 2015

This article shows you how to define a connector that only displays specific pins in SOLIDWORKS Electrical.

After creating and inserting a multi-pin connector (in this example, four pins of a 10 pin connector are displayed), edit the component properties.

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Select the Manufacturer part and circuits tab.

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The green boxes indicate pins that are associated with a symbol in the scheme, the blue boxes show available pins that do not have a symbol associated with them. You can drag the pins around in this dialog, in this case, I have dragged the green boxes to the position of the pins I want to represent in the schematic.

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The result is that the scheme now represents pins seven through ten.

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I hope you found this guide helpful. For more SOLIDWORKS Electrical tips and tricks check out the links below.

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Why Won't My Wires Route in SOLIDWORKS Electrical? Part 1 & Part 2

Wrapping Attribute Text in SOLIDWORKS Electrical

About John Lieber

Johnathen is a Sr. Applications Engineer at our GoEngineer with over 15 years of technical experience, 13+ of which has focused on SOLIDWORKS. He has a unique perspective of having worked as a SOLIDWORKS Application Engineer and Trainer, which fosters an understanding of the user requirements with the system capabilities, allowing for quick resolution to business problems. Johnathen has experience in business process development, configuration, administration, training, installation, software development, and troubleshooting. His training style is focused on simplicity for the end user and administrators while providing excellent functionality.

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