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Offline Marbek_Elektronik

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Component backwards, rotated or inverted, allowed?
« on: March 09, 2014, 02:39:42 PM »
Hi,

I have seen, someone have mirrored (F8) a component.

Do you think, this is a good technique? I don't think so. Is it allowed?

Only use "F8" for inputs and outputs, because there is only 1 connection,
but on components there are more than one connections and so you have to think about the timing.

What do you think?
Marbek Elektronik, Dipl.-Ing. Bernd Konrad
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Re: Component backwards, rotated or inverted, allowed?
« Reply #1 on: March 10, 2014, 08:51:59 AM »
Hi Bernd!

Thanks for your question.

Mirroring components is normally not a good idea.

The execution order is from left to right and keeping the drawing structured in the same way makes it readable, this is one of the strengths of PLUS+1 GUIDE.
Mirroring symbols could create a lot of confusion as it is not always obvious that a symbol is mirrored at a first glance.

Hope this helps and have a great day // Thomas

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Re: Component backwards, rotated or inverted, allowed?
« Reply #2 on: March 10, 2014, 08:57:11 AM »
Thanks Thomas, this helps.

So it should be better, you do not permit it by software or there must come a warning,
if someone wants to rotate or mirror a component.

Have a sunny and a nice day,
Bernd
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Re: Component backwards, rotated or inverted, allowed?
« Reply #3 on: March 10, 2014, 09:25:33 AM »
Hi Bernd!

For once it is actually sunny in Sweden today  :D

Best practice is described in the Development guidelines, you can find the document:
Start - All Programs - Danfoss - PLUS+1 GUIDE - Documents.

We do not want to add too many pop-up windows with warnings in the tool, it can also be quite annoying.

Best regards // Thomas