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The Create Symbol tool is used to create and modify symbols to be inserted on project pages for all drawing modes.
When Create Symbol is selected, the seed file specified for the drawing mode of the project page that is open is selected by default, but another seed file can be selected in the first step of the wizard. The seed files are specified for each mode in Options > Project Options > Standards > Grid/Snap Settings. If no project page is open when Create Symbol is selected, the seed file for the Primary mode is used. The Primary mode is specified in Options > Project Options > Standards > General.
Symbols are saved in catalogs. When modifying a symbol or creating a new symbol based on an existing symbol, the catalog in which the original symbol resides will be selected by default for the Save in field in the Save Symbol step of the wizard. When creating a new symbol, the catalog at the top of the list in Catalog Paths will be selected by default for the Save in field.
* is used to denote a menu selection that is not necessary in some versions or platforms.
Click Help on the Symbol Creation Wizard dialog.
Alternatively, for Bentley Substation CONNECT Edition, see the Create Symbol section of online Help for Bentley Substation available from Bentley Product Documentation.
Make custom styles available for all pages, symbols
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