Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Hidden Electrical Parameters in Lighting Fixtures - Sort of

This makes sense, but caught me off guard today. I was trying to add a Wattage parameter to a lighting fixture family and it told me one already existed... but I could not see it in the list as shown in the first image.

Here is why...

The Wattage parameter, along with a few others, are nested in the Initial Intensity dialog. To show those are active/accessible parameters I was able to make a new parameter equal to Wattage as shown here.

Here is a short YouTube video I created showing this:

Good to know!

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