by Miles Nicholson
The Project-wide Update/Retag command enables you to in one command, modify drawing properties and sheet values, renumber ladders, retag components, retag wire numbers, update component cross referencing, update wire cross referencing and update title blocks.
This is obviously very powerful, but you must consider whether build has started on the equipment prior to running the command. If build has started, then simply deselect the component retag and the wire numbering retag (setting this to new unnumbered only) as mentioned below. If you are in any doubt, make a copy of your project prior to running until you are familiar with the command and its options.
Select Project ribbon tab > Project Tools pane > Update/Retag
Project Manager >
If the equipment is already in build, you should either ensure the following are selected/unselected:
- Select > >
Run Utilities to fix the existing components tags, wire numbers etc prior to running the Project-wide Update/Retag.
Please refer to: Fixing Your Component Tags, Wire Numbers & Item Numbers Project-Wide
Assuming the design hasn’t gone to build yet, select the options as shown (IEC):
Ensure the values you wish to update are ticked:
Select the options:
All of the selected drawings are updated with the options selected.