FireSysCAD Command List

Here is a list of FireSysCAD commands. This list changes on a regular basis due to upgrades and changes to programming.
The 'X' in the Limited column are commands that are available in the new Limited Command version of FireSysCAD.

Group/Command Limited Description
Sheets build Layout-Tabs, insert Title blocks, update Title Attributes and build Sheet information
SBA X build Layout-Tabs, create Title Block sheets, update sheet attributes and add cover components
SBTA   build all Sheet Title Blocks and update attribute data
SBT build 1 new layout with sheet title block and update attribute data
SUA X update attribute data in all Sheet Title Blocks
SEL   xref Engineer Logo (image or drawing) on Cover Sheet
SOL   xref Contractor Logo (image or drawing) on Cover Sheet
SCL   xref Client Logo (image or drawing) on Cover Sheet
SSM   xref Site Map (image or drawing) on Cover Sheet
SST   insert Site Map Title block on Cover Sheet
SSN   insert Site Map North Arrow (rotation set to North/Up) on Cover Sheet
SSNU   insert Site Map North Arrow (rotation set by user) on Cover Sheet
SVM   xref Vicinity Map (image or drawing) on Cover Sheet
SVT   insert Vicinity Map Title block on Cover Sheet
SVN   insert Vicinity Map North Arrow (rotation set to North/Up) on Cover Sheet
SVNU   insert Vicinity Map North Arrow (rotation set by user) on Cover Sheet
SES   insert Engineer/Nicet Stamp on Cover Sheet
SES2   insert 2nd Engineer/Nicet Stamp on Cover Sheet
SIT   insert/Update List of Drawings on Cover Sheet
SIN   insert Note block(s) on the Note Sheet
SSW   insert Scope of Work block
SSO   insert Sequence of Operation block (old command, see OMT)
SWL   insert Wires Legend of all Circuits and Cables (based on lines in drawing and 'FSC_Project->Wires')
SBL   insert Blocks Legend of all or user selected plan blocks in drawing
SDS   insert Device Superscripts Legend block
SDL   insert Device Legend block
SCLB   create 'Legends' drawing (Blocks, Wires, Superscript & Device) for Xref on all Legend Title Blocks
SDLB   delete all 'Legends' blocks and detach Xref to allow user to rebuild 'Legends' drawing
SXLB   xref 'Legends' Block on all Legend Title Block sheets (or reload Xref if existing)
SDMI   insert Detail Miscellaneous Block(s)
SDMA   insert Detail Manufacturer Block(s)
SDBC   change Detail Bubble Number on current sheet
SDBF   find Detail Bubble on current sheet with user input Number
SPB   insert Panel and Component Blocks
SSF   calculate Scale Factor based on picked sheet viewport area and picked model building area
SSC   calculate Scale Factors based on estimated sheet viewport size and picked building area
SSS X show Sheet Size based on input scale factor and input sheet size
SVP   create Viewport, center building, zoom scale and insert Detail Title block
SVL   toggle Viewport Lock/Unlock 
SVC   center building in viewport (center or midpoint) then zoom to scale
SVD   insert viewport Detail Title block
SRPP   reset each Layout Tab Title block sheet Plotter & Paper Size
SLT   create/add Sheet Layout-Tabs from 'FSC_Project->Sheets'
SLS   sort Layout-Tabs based on order of sheets in 'FSC_Project->Sheets'
SLA   sort Layout-Tabs alphabetically
Blocks   insert, list, show and find Device Blocks
IB X insert FireSysCAD device blocks (Control, Detect, Module, Audible-Visual, Speaker, Presignal, Misc, Telephone, AuxPower, Duplicate, etc.)
IBS X insert FireSysCAD device blocks settings
RB X insert last FireSysCAD block selected by IB command
RSB X replace a selected Device block with block previously choosen in IB command
ECE X erase temporary Candel Coverage (hatch and lines) created by IB command
LB X show list of plan or riser blocks (all or user select) with quantities & part numbers
LKB X display data about selected block (device information, groups, part data & attributes)
SCD X show Current Draw value(s) of selected NAC block
BHO X toggle Block Highlight layer On/Off
SNOD   show all Node blocks in drawing with paint dot and allow user to zoom to each
SSLC   show all SLC blocks in drawing with paint dot and allow user to zoom to each
SNAC   show all NAC blocks in drawing with paint dot and allow user to zoom to each
STEL   show all Telephone blocks in drawing with paint dot and allow user to zoom to each
SAUX   show all Auxiliary Power blocks in drawing with paint dot and allow user to zoom to each
SDUP   show all Duplicate blocks in drawing with paint dot and allow user to zoom to each
SMIS   show Miscellaneous blocks in drawing with paint dot and allow user to zoom to each
FDNB   find all FireSysCAD device blocks with blank Device Number
FNOD   find Node blocks with user input Device Number or blank attribute
FRIS   find RiserConduit blocks with user input Device Number or blank attribute
FDET   find SLC Detector blocks with user input Device Number or blank attribute
FMOD   find SLC Module blocks with user input Device Number or blank attribute
FVIS   find NAC Visual blocks with user input Device Number or blank attribute
FSPK   find NAC Speaker blocks with user input Device Number or blank attribute
FPRE   find NAC Presignal blocks with user input Device Number or blank attribute
FTEL   find Telephone blocks with user input Device Number or blank attribute
FAUX   find Auxiliary Power blocks with user input Device Number or blank attribute
FDUP   find Duplicate Device Number blocks with user input Device Number or blank attribute
FJBX   find Junction Box Device Number blocks with user input Device Number or blank attribute
XRB X show drawings in 'Base Drawing' subfolder and allow user to xref into drawing
BAH   block change attributes to horizontal
BAA   change all/user select block(s) attributes to horizontal
BAR   block rotate and change attributes to horizontal
UB   change user coordinate system to match building angle
UW   reset to world UCS from user coordinate system
NodeConduit   update Node & RiserConduit attributes (and locate blank or specific text)
NOC X change Node Number with user input number
NOCA X change Node Number automatically in order of node/control devices in Equipment Data file
NOCS   change Node Number with user input number and sub-node letter
NOF   find Node blocks with user input Node number
NOR   renumber Node blocks after deleting previously number node blocks (automatically add/subtract value from all devices)
RCC X change Riser Conduit Number with user input number
RCF   find RiserConduit blocks with user input RiserConduit number
RCM   move RiserConduit attributes (RdevN, Wires, Conduit & Direction) uniformly to a new location
JBCA X change Junction Boxes device numbers automatically for SlcT-tap, SlcP-tap blocks
JBC X change Junction Box device number by user input number and selected  SlcT-tap, SlcP-tap blocks
JBF   find SlcT-tap, SlcP-tap device blocks with user input Junction Box number
FNRJ   find RiserConduit, Node/Control or SLC T/P-tap Junction boxes in drawing
GNRJ   go to RiserConduit, Node/Control or SLC T/P-tap Junction box blocks found by FRNJ
Attribs   update Device attributes (and locate blank and specific text)
CHC   change Ceiling Height attribute in Notification/Heat Detector/RiserConduit blocks
CHF   find Notification/Heat Detector/RiserConduit blocks with user input Ceiling Height attribute
CDC   change Candela attribute in Notification blocks
CDR   set rotation of Candela Coverage area block for ceiling NAC devices (used in CDC command)
CDF   find Notification blocks with user input Candela attribute
CDA   check Candela Coverage direction for all or user selected Wall-mount Notification blocks and allow change
CDV   verify all Notification block CANDELA attributes are valid based on Notification Sheets
WAC   change Wattage attribute in Speaker Notification blocks
WAF   find Speaker Notification blocks with user input Wattage attribute
WAV   verify all Notification block WATT attributes are valid based on Notification Sheets
LNC   change Level attribute used in Zone Master List
LNF   find blocks with user input Level attribute
LOC   change Location attribute used in Detector-Module List
LOF   find blocks with user input Location attribute
ZNC   change Zone Number attribute
ZNF   find blocks with user input Zone Number attribute
RNC   change Room Name attribute
RNF   find blocks with user input Room Name Text attribute
SNC   change Notification Style attribute in Notification Blocks
SNF   find Notification blocks with user input NAC Style attribute
ACC   change Audible Characteristics attribute in Notification blocks
ACF   find Notification blocks with user input Audible Characteristic attribute
VPC   change Voltage Power Type attribute in Control Blocks
VPF   find Control blocks with user input Voltage Power Type attribute
LDC   change Lock Device Number attribute to Lock/Unlock (future command)
LDF   find Control blocks with user input Voltage Power Type attribute (future command)
EOL   insert EOL at end of Device Number attribute
PC   insert Protective Cover 'PC' text in subscript attribute
IO   insert Inside/Outside 'I/O' text in subscript attribute
DNI   check blocks for attributes with identical device number attributes
DNS   show blocks that have identical device number attributes (after DNI command used)
SAB   set all Block Attributes to blank for user selected attribute
Circuit-Cables   draw Conduit, Circuit, Cable lines and modify lines or layers
DCL X draw Conduit plines (raceway) to facilitate drawing circuit/cable lines with DNC command
DCS   set Conduit ODsize/Type (layering) using FSC_Project->Conduits
DCC   change existing Conduit ODsize/Type (layering) from FSC_Project->Conduits list
C2F   change Draworder of Conduits to Front (of circuit lines)
C2B   change Draworder of Conduits to Back (of circuit lines)
DNC   draw Node-Circuit Wire pline between device blocks
DAD   change Additional Distance setting (distance/percent and amount) for use in DNC command
DCW   draw Cable wire pline (Non-Circuilt lines)
DTC   change layer of temporary 'PLT' or existing circuit line to an unused Circuit layer
TCO   turn circuit main-sublines layers off
PUC   purge Node-Circuit layers not used (no entities on layer)
PLA   add new vertex to Conduit, Node-Circuit & Cable plines
PLR   remove existing vertex from Conduit, Node-Circuit & Cable pline
PLS   add a new segment (multiple vertices) to an existing Conduit, Node-Circuit & Cable pline
PLD   reverse direction of a pline (and show new direction)
PLT X create a temporary circuit/cable line on layer '0' by picking points or selecting blocks
ILI   insert Circuit Loop with wipeout at intersection of 2 circuit plines
CCI   change circuit pline to add Special Application line widths to segment(s) of pline
CDD   list block name, part #, candela/watt and distances for user selected circuit (allow update NAC voltage drop calculations)
TMV   move Circuit/Cable Plines by offset amount (for dual conduit runs)
W2F   change all wire lines to Final_Wire color and linetype
F2W   change all circuit/cable wire lines to original color and linetype
LCI   toggle all Circuit line layers On/Off
LCA   toggle all Cable line layers On/Off
LCO   toggle all Conduit line layers On/Off
LRC   toggle all RiserConduits line layer On/Off
TAG   insert Conduit/Circuit/Cable Leader and Lable (Wire Label, Conduit Size/Type, Conduit Fill) for circuits at user selected point
TAL   list (Wire Label, Conduit Size/Type, Conduit Fill) label for circuits at user selected point
TAC   set Conduit/Circuit/Cable Tag Configurator to change text shown in Conduit-Circuit-Cable labels or tag table
TTA   add Tag-Table label at user selected point or automatically at the middle of all conduit lines
TTF   find Tag-Table label by user input number, then zoom to label
TTL   list Tag-Table numbers in the drawing (currently used and available)
TTI   insert Tag-Table list for all Labels (with Label Number, Circuit Abbreviaion, Conduit Size & Fill Percentage)
TTE   erase ALL Circuit Tags and Tag-Tables
TTS   search for ALL Circuit Tags in drawing and save list for use by TTM (Tag Move)
TTM   move Circuit Tags (found by TTS), zoom to each Tag and allow user to move Tag (leader or Text)
CCF   check Conduit Fill of Conduit-Circuit-Cable (without labeling)
CRF   check Conduit Fill of RiserConduit block (without labeling)
VDC   clear existing Voltage Drop calculation sheet values
VDT   update title information in Voltage Drop calculation sheet
Device Numbering    update Device Numbers (and locate blank and specific text)
NBC   automatically number Devices by selecting Node-Circuit pline
CDN   check Device Numbers (used, available, duplicate, blank) for each block on selected Circuit pline
EDN   erase the Device Numbers in each device block on selected circuit pline
Show/Modify   show or modify circuits
HDB   highlight device blocks in drawing by selecting from list
MNC   modify Node device number and attached Circuit layer names (example change BPS#4 to BPS#5)
BCV   show Battery Calculation values - wire-gauge/descr/lengths and device-abb/name/part number/quantity
HCD   highlight circuit/cable lines and devices blocks
GCL   get circuit/cable wire lengths and number of devices by wire type
Tables   create Master List Tables and Part Tables
DML   create Detect-Module Point List table and output CSV file
ZML   create Master Zone List table and output CSV file
PARTS   insert Parts List(s) - Panel,Module,Detect list and Notification list
TBFN   set all Table cell Background Fill color to None
TBFC   change Table to add Background Fill color to all Cells with 'blank,?,*' values
B2X   export device block information to excel (attributes, part numbers, description, etc.)
TDR   delete Row(s) in a Table
TDC   delete Column(s) in a Table
Riser Diagram   create Single-line Riser Diagram
CRI   create single-line riser diagram from finished plan drawing circuits
RRN   insert Riser Room Name text at all/selected riser block(s)
Operational Matrix   build table from operational matrix from data file
OMT   build Operational Input/Output Matrix table from data file
OMC   toggle Operational Matrix cell value (X & blank or background fill & none)
Notes   insert mtext or mleader notes from FSC_Notes
FIN   insert FSC mleader-mtext notes from FSC_Notes
FIC   change FIN scale factor for model space notes
Revision   insert Revision Blocks, modify Revision Block and insert Revision Table
RVB   insert Revision Blocks (user input number, description & date or selected existing number)
RVC   change Revision Block attributes (user select block and then change description and/or date)
RVT   insert Table with list of Revision Blocks (quantity, date, description & number)
Checks   check smoke/heat blocks, check candela coverage, locate blocks in drawing, and find Device Number attributes
CSD X check Smoke Detector blocks to show spacing based manufacturer spacing
CSDERASE X erase Smoke Detector Spacing blocks
CHD X check Heat Detector blocks to show spacing based on manufacturer spacing, ceiling height and NFPA de-rating calculations
CHDERASE X erase Heat Detector Spacing blocks
DHD   determine Heat Detector Spacing based on user input smooth ceiling height
CCC X check NAC blocks to show Candela coverage based on NFPA candela/room size and wall/ceiling height
CCCerase X erase Candela coverage hatch patterns
CCD   check for duplcate circuit/cable lines (on same layer)
BCC   check for all or user select device blocks not exactly at circuit/cable vertex
BND   check for blocks in plan area of drawing that are not in 'FSC_Equipment->Blocks'
DEF   find Detector blocks with user input Device Number attribute
MOF   find Module blocks with user input Device Number attribute
NVF   find Visual Notification blocks with user input Device Number attribute
NSF   find Speaker Notification blocks with user input Device Number attribute
NPF   find Presignal Notification blocks with user input Device Number attribute
TEF   find blocks with user input Telephone Device Number attribute
APF   find blocks with user input Auxiliary Power Device Number attribute
DUC   change Duplicate Device Number attribute
DUF   find blocks with user input Duplicate Device Number attribute
DUL   list and show associated duplicate device blocks
DupVertex   check Equipment and NAC data files for missing devices
FSCcount   count and list all blocks in drawing by plan, riser and non-FSC blocks
Misc   miscellaneous commands
SLM   show last FireSysCAD Message box
FSCinfo   program to gather information about current computer and AutoCAD software for licensing
FSC X find, list and/or run FireSysCAD shortcut commands by text description
FC X find, list and/or run ACAD shortcut commands by text description
CHGSCALE   change Drawing Scale Factor (determines block, text and line scales)
OU X set user default running osnaps based on 'FSC_Standards->UserData'
B2F X change draworder of blocks to front (of lines)
DOO   toggle paint dots on/off
POO   toggle paint plines on/off
REP X repaint blocks previously selected
G X zoom to first/next block in previously painted blocks
GZ X change zoom magnification for 'G' command (zoom to previously painted blocks)
GNUM X reset number for use by 'G' command (zoom to previously painted blocks)
SWO   toggle Wipeout layer On/Off and set Wipeout frames off
FSCMENU   load FireSysCad pull-down and toolbar menus
RIB   reinsert user selected Device Block to rebuild (Using Insert NAME=\Folder\Blocks Device\NAME)
RIA   reinsert all Device Blocks in drawing to rebuild (Using Insert NAME=\Folder\Blocks Device\NAME)
FSCHELP X FireSysCAD webpage showing design process commands with help videos
RLV   redefine all FireSysCAD layer values (color, linetype, etc) based on FSC_Standards->Layer
RTS   redefine all FireSysCAD text styles (font, height, etc) based on FSC_Standards->TextStyles
CscaleBlk   change scale of all or user selected FireSysCAD blocks
Data   data file commands
RDF X reload Standars, Project, Equipment, Notification and LowV data files
RDA   reload All data files
RDP X reload Project data after change to FSC_Project data file
RDS X reload Standards data after change to FSC_Standards data file
RDE X reload FireSysCAD Equipment data after change to Equipment data file
RDL X reload LoV Equipment data after change to Equipment data file
RDN X reload Notification data after change to NAC data file
RDC X reload NFPA_Candela data after change to Candela Coverage data file
RDM   reload Matrix data after change to Matrix data file
RDO   reload Notes data after change to FSC_Notes data file
ODP X open FSC_Project->Project data file and sheet (current project folder)
ODS   open FSC_Standards->Layers data file and sheet (data or current project folder if available) (CAD Manager only command)
ODE X open FireSysCAD Equipment-Blocks data file and sheet (data or current project folder if available)
ODL X open LoV Equipment-Blocks data file and sheet (data or current project folder if available)
ODN X open current project Notification data file (data or current project folder if available)
ODC   open NFPA_Candela.xlsx data file and sheets (data or current project folder if available) (CAD Manager only command)
ODM   open current project Operations Matrix data file (data or current project folder if available)
ODO   open FSC_Notes.xlsx data file and sheets (data or current project folder if available)
OFP   open windows explorer folder with current project drawing files
OFC   open windows explorer folder with current project Voltage Drop calculations files
OFD   open windows explorer folder with FireSysCAD data files (CAD manager only command)
OFB   open windows explorer folder with FireSysCAD block folders and drawing files
Standards   commands to check FSC Excel data files for missing row/column values
CFP   check current project FSC_Project data file for problems
CFS   check FSC_Standards data file for problems
CFE   check FireSysCAD Equipment data file for problems
CFL   check LoV Equipment data file for problems
CFN   check current project Notification data file for problems
CFC   check current project Candela data file for problems
CFM   check current project Operational Matrix data file for problems
CFO   check Notes data file for problems
MleaderStyle   set FireSysCAD Multi-Leader style
FSCMLS   set FireSysCAD Multi-Leader Style
SaveAs   save Current drawing as Client or Asbuilt drawings
SAC   save current drawing as 'Client' drawing, change wires & blocks, remove layout tabs and purge
SAA   save current drawing as 'Asbuilt' drawing
Slides   make slide images of all or single FireSysCAD blocks
FSCslides   make slide images of all blocks in 'FSC_Project->Folders->Default Block' folder(s)
Manager   specialized commands for managers only to check/process drawings (CAD Manager only commands)
FSCia   insert attribute(s) to Device Block drawing (to build new block) (CAD Manager only command)
FSCdelAtt   delete user selected Attributes Values in all or user selected blocks (CAD Manager only command)
FSCdelDN   delete ?DEVN (Device Number) attributes values in all or user selected blocks (CAD Manager only command)
FSCremVBA   remove all unused VBA macro/commands in current stored drawing (CAD Manager only command)
FSCrBlock   command to replace user selected FSC block with new definition (keeping attribute values) (CAD Manager only command)
FSCB2Plan   command to change user selected blocks to FSC Plan layers (CAD Manager only command)
FSCb2Riser   command to change user selected blocks to FSC Riser layers (CAD Manager only command)
FSCibALL   insert all blocks by Grouping with blank attributes for testing (CAD Manager only command)
FSCblocks   insert all FSC blocks in FireSysCAD\blocks folder with attribute definitions (CAD Manager only command)
NFPAgroups   insert all FSC blocks in FireSysCAD\blocks folder with attribute definitions by grouping in Equipment data file (CAD Manager only command)
NFPAblocks   insert all FSC blocks in FireSysCAD\blocks folder with attribute definitions by order in Equipment data file (CAD Manager only command)
FSClayers   draw all layers from 'FSC_Standards->Layers' for review and plotting (CAD Manager only command)
FSCloadLT   load all linetypes in FSC Linetype (.lin) file (CAD Manager only command)
FSCfileLT   load all linetypes in user input Linetype (.lin) file (CAD Manager only command)
FSCshowLT   draw all linetypes currently in drawing for review and plotting (CAD Manager only command)
FSCdupDB   check Equipment data file for duplicate block abbreviations and block names (CAD Manager only command)
FSCchkDB   check Equipment data file and Device blocks for missing items (CAD Manager only command)
FSCchkNAC   check Equipment and NAC data files for missing devices (CAD Manager only command)
AD2Single   check Equipment and NAC data files for missing devices (CAD Manager only command)
KillExcel kill all open Excel processes (NOTE - this will close without saving workbooks)
start   startup program
ACTIVATE   input activation code to allow FireSysCAD programs to run on current computer
FSCinfo   program to gather information about current computer and AutoCAD software for licensing
fix   custom programming
FIX   custom programming command to help modify a drawing or drawings
Help   information about FireSysCAD
FSChelp   open FireSysCAD webpage showing design process commands with help videos
FireSysCAD   information about FireSysCAD software and launches www.FireSysCAD.com website
Error   error tracking
SERR   show subroutines and last error codes immediately after a FireSysCAD crash
EON   turn on error tracking
EOF   turn off error tracking and create file ..\CurrentFolder\DrawingName_errorFile.err