Drawing a wire and then changing its color in Scheme-it


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How do I draw a wire / Trace / Line?

You will need to have parts with pins on them, hover over the pin and it should light up with a green box, then click and drag the wire to the next connection point.You will need to have parts with pins on them, hover over the pin and it should light up with a green box, then click and drag the wire to the next connection point.

How do I change the color of a wire?

Click on the wire, then on the right sidebar click on Line Properties tab and select a color by clicking on the black colored box under Line Style. Once the color is selected, press [ok] and the wire color will change on the schematic.

  1. Click on Wire
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  2. Go to Line Properties and click on the color bar.
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  3. Select the color you want and click [ok]
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  4. The color of the wire should be changes on the schematic.

Can I change colors of the wire connections on this program?

You can change the color of the wire, but not the color of the connections.

Can I use two colors on one line?

No, you can only change it to one color. However, you could put in a node or a junction and color the line individually to and from that point.

Q) I’m trying to label a wire.

A) There is not an option to label a wire, you will need to insert a text box.

Q) How to vary the thickness of the wire to show the mode of operation?

A) Once you create the line there will be a line properties tab on the right. You can change the line style to dotted, dashed, or solid.