The best way to view and verify your new favorite is to sketch
one on the map. It is recommended to do this in a test or dev environment,
or perform the edits in a version/session that can be discarded. You
do not have to save the edits to test the favorite.
- If necessary, prepare your workspace to sketch the new
- In ArcMap, apply a Stored Display that includes your
- Create a Session/Version or Start Editing if in a dev
or test environment.
- In the Table of Contents, click the Features pane.
- Navigate to the folder that contains the Splitter favorite.
- Open the ArcFM Attribute Editor and position it in the
interface as you wish.
- In the Table of Contents > Features pane, click the Splitter
favorite once. This sends the favorite to the Targets tab on the ArcFM
- A Splitter doesn’t do a lot without some Fibers,
so also add a Fiber Optic Cable (a low-count works fine for testing)
to the Targets tab.
- Sketch out a small fiber system that involves the Splice/Splitter,
- On the Fiber Manager toolbar, click the Connection Manager tool, then
click the Splice/Splitter.
- Using Connection Manager, connect a fiber from the Incoming
Cable to the Common Port.
- Change the view in Connection Manager to see all the Split
Ports on one side.
- One Outgoing Cable at a time, make connections between
the Split Ports and the Outgoing Cables.
- Click OK.
- To further test, you can run a Splice Report:
- On the Fiber Manager toolbar, click the Splice Report tool, then click
the new Splice/Splitter.
- Scan the report to see the incoming and outgoing connections.
- Close the report.
- To further test, perform a Fiber Trace involving the Splice/Splitter:
- On the Fiber Manager toolbar, click the Fiber Trace tool.
- Start the trace on the Incoming Cable, specifically
the fiber color you connected to the Common Port.
- Notice all connected cables are selected on the map,
and scan the report to see the trace connections.
- Close the report.
- After testing the new Splice/Splitter, you can Stop Editing
without saving the edits.