introduces Cable Presets to Stardraw Design 7

Cable Presets provide the ability to set up, save and re-use custom data and formatting for Cables

Software provider has recently added a major new feature, "Cable Presets", to their award-winning design and documentation software, Stardraw Design 7. Cable Presets provide the ability to set up, save and re-use custom data and formatting for Cables, to accelerate the creation and editing of drawings showing AV system interconnections.

According to's Rob Robinson, Cable Presets represent one of the most requested features for SD7. It's a collection of settings that allows the user to predefine the characteristics of the cables depicted in Schematic drawings. You can set cable colour, styling, labels, data attributes (such as start connector, end connector, description, model number, length etc.) and the layer that a cable might be on. Cable Presets are fully customizable so that any property can be adjusted at any time and, thanks to seamless integration with Cloud services, they are also fully portable; settings are associated with each user's personal account and stored on the Cloud which means that you have access your own personalized set of Cable Presets on any machine, anywhere, using SD7.

The interface is designed to be exceptionally powerful, flexible and, above all, easy to use; it's simple to generate and store presets for all kinds of cables regularly used in your drawings. The results are an accelerated drawing process which boosts productivity and an easier way to standardize drawings both in terms of their look and the data they contain. A video tutorial available on the website and Stardraw's YouTube channel ( ) takes you through everything you need to know to get started with Cable Presets in less than 10 minutes.

"How best to handle cables within SD7 drawings was the Number One Hot Topic on our user forums," observed Rob Robinson. "We're delighted to roll out this enhancement which is a genuine result of listening to our customers and ticks so many boxes for so many people. I'd like to thank everyone who has taken the time to contribute to our forums - you can all see that it's worth the effort and generates tangible results that can significantly improve SD7 and the user experience. We've already had fantastic feedback from our customers, proving that Cable Presets are every bit as powerful, flexible and elegant as they had hoped."


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