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Most of my light switches are all the same symbols. I want my three way switches to show a 3 next to switch. Is there a way to turn it on or add it to the cad block or do you need to add it manually every time. My garbage disposal switch is the only switch that show up a label. Here is a sample drawing. 

light switch.plan

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Usually when you connect a switch to a second one they both automatically become threeways. Also I believe there is a threeway switch symbol in the library you can place instead of the single pole one.

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I tried both of those options. When I open up properties box shows it as a three way switch but on the drawing it is still showing as just the $ symbol without the 3 next to it. 

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Which version are you using? Michael's suggestion should take care of the connection problem, but when I opened your plan I got this:

They all have different symbols on my computer. Is it not the same on yours? 

switches.jpg

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that option is already checked. should the symbol automatically be $3 or do I need to manually add the 3 next to the light switch each time each time.

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Chris, I am on x9. Okay things just got stranger. When I went to save my drawing as a pdf to attach, my pdf looks just like yours. But my chief drawing looks like screen shot attached

light switch.pdf

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Looks and sounds to me like all those symbols simply have black lettering which would explain why you can't see them on your black background.

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Change the layer color. I use a black background as well, all my electrical layers are orange and show just fine.

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