Adding a Link
Concept Procedure Quick Reference
 
 
 

To create a link and add it to a topology

  1. Open the drawing where the topology was created and load the topology.
  2. Do one of the following:
    • To create a new link in a network topology, in Map Explorer, right-click the topology name. Click Insert New Link.
    • To create a link in a polygon topology, type MAPIL on the command line.
  3. When prompted, click the start point for the new link.
  4. When prompted, click the next point(s).
  5. To finish entering points, press Enter.
  6. Optionally, modify the values for resistance and direction.

To add an existing link to a topology

  1. Open the drawing where the network or polygon topology was created and load the topology.
  2. Do one of the following:
    • To add a link to a network topology, in Map Explorer, right-click the topology name. Click Add New Links.
    • To add a link to a polygon topology, type MAPAL on the command line.
  3. When prompted, click the link to add to the topology.
  4. Click any additional links to add.
  5. When you finish selecting links, press Enter.
  6. Optionally, modify the values for resistance and direction.