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Offline TrevL

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Layout Wiring Diagram
« on: December 05, 2018, 12:02:20 PM »
I'm just in the throws of wiring up my layout and point control panel (cab?).
Knowing that I need to make a wiring diagram for future use/fault diagnosis, can anyone point my in the direction of a PC program which will allow me to draw out said diagram please?  I realise I can take pen to paper, but any additions/alterations would need me to draw the whole thing again, rather than just edit it.
Any help would be gratefully received.
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Re: Layout Wiring Diagram
« Reply #1 on: December 05, 2018, 12:42:47 PM »
I use an old copy of Visio to mark out trackwork and feeds, number the feeds on the diagram then use Excel to create a master list of plug and socket pinouts with the wire colours etc.

There's an online program we use in the office called DrawIO, very similar to Visio.
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Re: Layout Wiring Diagram
« Reply #2 on: January 19, 2019, 06:11:23 PM »
Like @ntpntpntp , I use Excel for a wiring schedule but PowerPoint for schematics
If it looks right and it works then I'm happy.


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