FAQ

How do I split a conductor?
Use the conductor split tool  and click on the conductor, near the pole you want to split it on.
Tue, 16 Dec, 2014 at 11:23 PM
How do I move my view camera around?
Panning Just like in AutoCad, you can click and drag with the middle mouse button to pan around in all three views (plan, profile, perspective). If you d...
Sun, 14 Dec, 2014 at 11:57 PM
How do I model a T-junction construction?
For ease of use, constructions in Powerlines Pro constructions are specifications of points in space for conductors to attach to, whether terminating on the...
Mon, 15 Dec, 2014 at 12:40 AM
How do I specify a precise span length?
Select the conductor in question (e.g. click on it with the arrow tool) Click the "Spans" tab Type in the length for the given span.   ...
Mon, 15 Dec, 2014 at 12:09 AM
When calculating wind load, how do I specify a Span Reduction Factor?
Click on the Environments menu button. Select the relevant Wind Type per environment. Available types are 'none', 'synoptic' and 'd...
Wed, 5 Apr, 2017 at 6:58 PM
How do I measure clearances?
Ground clearance, using clearance lines The most basic way is to add clearance lines (under the Clearances menu) to ensure conductors stay above a minimu...
Mon, 15 Dec, 2014 at 11:04 PM
How do I move an existing terrain height specification point?
To move an existing height specification point, select the Terrain tool and click-drag the existing point to the desired location.
Mon, 15 Dec, 2014 at 5:39 PM
How do I extend an existing conductor?
You have created a conductor and now want to extend it by adding additional spans. To do this, follow these steps: choose the Conductor Tool ...
Mon, 15 Dec, 2014 at 5:48 PM
How do I insert a pole into an existing conductor span?
Select the Pole Tool and left-click on the conductor where you want the pole to be inserted. See this Tutorial for details.
Mon, 8 May, 2017 at 2:02 PM
How do I find the blowout of a span?
Select the conductor in question Click the "Spans" tab in the sidebar Select the desired wind environment from the dropdown The blowout ...
Wed, 17 Dec, 2014 at 2:05 AM