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Custom components showing up as PLCs

Question asked by Maximilian Kubicki on Oct 9, 2015
Latest reply on Oct 10, 2015 by Maximilian Kubicki

Hi everyone,


I am having problems with all of my custom parts being treated as PLCs when I insert them into my drawings.


For example, I am adding a power supply that I am using in my project. I created the manufacturer part, the symbol and link the two. However, after I place the power supply in my scheme, under the Components tab the part is listed as a PLC instead of a component. I can get around this by first inserting a component, then inserting the symbol and linking the two, but then the label of the component doesn't follow the formula I have chosen.


So below, F1-PS1 is the result of me manually adding a component, then inserting a symbol into the drawing and pairing the two up.


When I try to just place in my power supply symbol I get the second entry, which has the labeling I desire but it is treated as a PLC.



I'm guessing I'm missing some setting in the symbol itself, but I can't seem to find it.


Does anyone know how to get around this?