Adding and renaming trays, connectors/pins, splitters, fibers/wires

Trays, connectors/pins, splitters, fibers/wires can be added and renamed via dialogs. The same description applies to the pins as to the connectors (only the connectors are explained). The same description applies to the wires as to the fibers (only the fibers are explained).

Adding trays

The “Add trays” dialog can be opened from the detailed form for FO closures as well as from the detailed form for FO terminators.

Selecting “Add trays” in the “Edit” menu

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opens the following dialog:

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Start The tray number with which to start is defined. The next free tray number is automatically displayed. (1)
Quantity The number of trays to be created must be entered. (2)
Type The tray type can be selected from a drop-down list. The list field for managing tray types can be started from the detailed form for trays. (3)
Side The installation location of the tray (side A/B of a closure, patch panel of a terminator) can be selected. The list field for managing installation locations can be started from the detailed form for trays. (4)
Scheme The designation scheme can be selected from a drop-down list. The management of the designation schemes can be found in Industry Model Explorer > Management > Designation scheme.
In the “Start at” field, a tray name is proposed after selecting the designation scheme and can be adapted depending on the requirements. (5)

 

Renaming trays

Selecting “Rename all trays” in the “Edit” menu 

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opens the following dialog:

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Start The tray for which the renaming (new numbering scheme) is to be started is selected.
Quantity The number of trays to be renamed with the new numbering scheme is entered.
New scheme The new designation scheme (numbering scheme) can be selected from a list using mceclip3.png.
Start at The numbering to start with is also selected using mceclip3.png.

 

Adding connectors

The “Add connectors” dialog can be called up from the “Edit” menu in the FO terminator detailed form.

Selecting “Add connectors” in the “Edit” menu

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opens the following dialog:

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Start The number of the connector with which to start is defined. The next free connector number is automatically displayed. (1)
Quantity The number of connectors to be created must be entered. (2)
Type The connector type can be selected from a drop-down list. The list box for managing connector types can be started from the detailed form for FO connectors. (3)
Scheme The designation scheme can be selected from a drop-down list.
In the “Start at” field, a connector name is proposed after selecting the designation scheme and can be adapted depending on the requirements. (4)

 

Renaming connectors

The “Change connector designations for the terminator” dialog can be called up from the “Edit” menu in the FO connector detailed form.

Selecting “Change connector designations for the terminator” in the “Edit” menu

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opens the following dialog:

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Start The connector for which the renaming (new numbering scheme) is to be started is selected.
Quantity The number of connectors to be renamed with the new numbering scheme is entered.
New scheme The new designation scheme (numbering scheme) can be selected from a list using mceclip3.png.
Start at The numbering to start with is also selected using mceclip3.png.

 

Adding splitters

The “Add splitter” dialog can be opened from the detailed form for FO closures as well as from the detailed form for FO terminators.

Selecting “Add splitter” in the “Edit” menu

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opens the following dialog:

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Quantity The number of splitters to be created is indicated. (1)
Type The splitter type can be selected from a drop-down list. The list field for managing splitter types can be started from the detailed form for splitters. (2)
Tray The tray in which the splitter is to be created can be selected. (3)
Scheme The designation scheme can be selected from a drop-down list. (4)
Start at In the “Start at” field, a splitter name is proposed after selecting the designation scheme and can be adapted depending on the requirements. (5)

 

Renaming splitters

The “Change splitter name” dialog can be opened from the “Edit” menu in the detailed form for splitters.

Selecting “Change splitter name” in the “Edit” menu 

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opens the following dialog:

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Start The splitter for which the renaming (new numbering scheme) is to be started is selected.
Number The number of splitters to be renamed with the new numbering scheme is entered.
New scheme The new designation scheme (numbering scheme) can be selected from a list using mceclip3.png.
Start at The numbering to start with is also selected using mceclip3.png.

 

Adding fibers

The “Add fibers” dialog can be called up from the “Edit” menu in the FO cable section detailed form.

Selecting “Add fibers” in the “Edit” menu 

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opens the following dialog:

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Start The fiber number with which to start is defined. (1)
Number The number of fibers to be created must be entered. (2)
Type The fiber type can be selected from a drop-down list. The list field for managing fiber types can be started from the detailed form for fibers. (3)
Scheme The designation scheme can be selected from a drop-down list.
In the “Start at” field, a fiber name is proposed after selecting the designation scheme and can be adapted depending on the requirements. (4)
Color The fiber color can be selected from a drop-down list. The color schemes are also managed in designation scheme.
In the “Start at” field, a color combination is proposed after selecting the color scheme and can be adapted depending on the requirements. (5)


Note
If the number of fibers has been defined in the cable type and created accordingly, the following information will appear:

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No additional fibers are created.

Renaming fibers

The “Change designations for all fibers in the cable” dialog can be called up from the “Edit” menu in the detailed form for fibers.

Selecting “Change designations for all fibers in the cable” in the “Edit” menu 

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opens the following dialog:

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If you select “Color”, the “Rename” dialog opens.

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Start The fiber for which the renaming (new color scheme) is to be started is selected. (1)
Number The number of fibers to receive the new color scheme is entered. (2)
New scheme The new designation scheme (color scheme) can be selected from a list using mceclip3.png. (3)
Start at The color combination to start with is also selected using mceclip3.png. (4)


If the “Name” is clicked in the “Select value” dialog, the “Rename” dialog likewise opens.

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The dialog works as described above. The new designation scheme is the numbering scheme of the fibers (with reference to the bundled wires).

Start The fiber for which the renaming (new numbering scheme) is to be started is selected. (1)
Number The number of fibers to receive the new numbering scheme is entered. (2)
New scheme The new designation scheme (color scheme) can be selected from a list using mceclip3.png. (3)
Start at The numbering to start with is also selected using mceclip3.png. (4)