Importing and Exporting in Electra Cloud

Importing DXF and DWG files

To import your schematics from a DXf or DWG drawings:

  • Drag and drop your DXF or DWG drawing into Electra Cloud

All DXF and DWG imports are normal shapes with no Electra intelligence. To ease your process of drawing schematics, we recommend you create the import as an Electra symbol.

Exporting as DXF/DWG

To export your schematics into a DXF/DWG file:

  • Click on export menu, and select Export as DXF/DWG

Exporting Component Database

In Electra, users can click on Manage Databases then select Component database and be able to add, edit and delete component information from the database. To edit component information in batches, click Export to export data into your favourite spreadsheet for editing, before importing back into Electra.

Component Database window
Component Database window

To export the component database:

  • Click on Manage Databases and select Component Database then click Export
  • Save the reports

Importing Component Database

After editing exported component database information, these information can be then be imported back into Electra.

To import component database:

  • Click on Manage Databases and select Component Database then click Import
  • Choose the source file to import from (.tsv, .csv, .json)

Exporting Cable Database

In Electra, users can click on Manage Databases then select Cable database and be able to add, edit and delete cable information from the database. To edit cable information in batches, use Export to export data into your favourite spreadsheet for editing, before importing back into Electra.

Cable Database window
Cable Database window

To export the cable database:

  • Click on Manage Databases | Cable database then click Export

Importing Cable Database

After editing exported cable database information, these information can then be imported back into Electra.

To import cable database:

  • Click on Manage Database | Cable database then click Import
  • Select the source file to import from (.tsv, .csv, .json).

Exporting symbols on drawing

Schematic symbols on drawings can be exported so that their references, descriptions and pin names can be edited in batches before being imported back into drawings.

To export symbols on drawing:

  • Click on Export Reports and select Symbols on drawing.
Export Reports Menu
Export Reports Menu

Importing symbols on drawing

After editing the information details for symbols on drawings in spreadsheet, these information can be then imported back into a drawing.

To import symbols on drawing:

  • Click on Import Reports then select Symbols on drawing.
Import Reports Menu
Import Reports Menu
  • Choose a source file then click Import

Export wires on drawing

Wire names on drawings can be exported so that their names can be edited in batches before being imported back into drawings.

To export wires on drawing:

  • Click on Export Reports and select Wires on drawing.

Import wires on drawing

After editing wire names on drawings in a spreadsheet, these information can then be imported back into a drawing.

To import wires on drawing:

  • Click on Export Reports select Wires on drawing.
  • Choose a source file then click Import
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