To add an equip, the template wizard will create connectors, equipment, graphics, and summaries within the database. Desigo Optic provides a number of templates. To apply these templates to an equip, you may either add a row or use auto-discover.

  • You have enabled Template Wizard.
  • You have enabled the pods for any specialized Siemens templates you would like to use (see Templates and Appendix for more details).
  1. Launch DB Builder.
  1. From the DB Builder, select the app menu icon in the upper-left.
  1. Select Template Wizard.
  • The Template Wizard window will appear.
  1. Either create a connector with Auto-Discover OR, Add Row.
  • Auto-Discover: To create a connector with Auto-Discover, select Auto-Discover. From the resulting dialog box, select Start Discovery to retrieve and select from a list of discoverable devices to use with a template. Once the desired devices are checkmarked, Select Select Devices to add them.
  • Add Row: To create a connector with Add Row, Select Add Row and then Next.
  1. Choose from the templates as desired.
  1. Select Create Database.
  • The Create Database button will change to show a percentage. If a percentage does not appear, this indicates the operation has failed. Once successfully loaded, the screen will display "complete" .
  1. Select Done.
  1. Refresh the equip tree.

You will see your new equip in the tree.