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What is an element?

An element is an object wich contains information:

  1. Graphical representation information, symbol displayed at the schema.

  2. Element data such element position in the poject, article number, manufacturer, supplier, link to any other element from the project, etc.


Figure: QElectroTech thermal circuit breaker element

An element is an object which function is to reduce the engineering work. Working with elements reduce the time and work necessary for the creation of schemas, Bill Of Materials (BOM) and many other types of reports such terminal lists, I/O lists, etc.

The element can be clasified at different families:

The graphical representation information characteristics are the same for all families. The element data properties fields and the possible interloking options are diferent between families.