Re-Tag Individual Components - AutoCAD Electrical

By Miles Nicholson

An interesting support call came in where the customer wanted to only retag a specific type of component (e.g. circuit breakers) without retagging all of the components within the project.

The Retag Components option doesn’t give you the ability to filter on a specific type of component such as circuit breakers

   

However you can Import/Export Data ribbon > Export to spreadsheet > Components

 

Open the resulting Excel document and sort by TAGNAME.

You can then change the tags quite easily using Excel’s automated increase/decrease numbering system

Save the excel spreadsheet and then select

Select the command Import from Spreadsheet

Obviously if you are unfamiliar with these options it is recommended to make a copy of the project prior to trying this out.

 

 

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