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Candela Area code information data file

This data file is used to store NFPA (or equivalent) code requirements for Visual device room spacing.

These file(s) must be located in the \Data folder.

Note -
   File names are in format - ####_Candela.xls/xlsx
      #### = Fire Alarm standards name (example - NFPA, etc.)
      'FSC_Project->Projects->Candela Code Tables' value used to open sheet appropriate sheet for current project
   New sheets can be added at any time
   Sheet names are used by the program to determine mount location, code year and ceiling height
      Wall ???? = Wall mounted devices for Code Year
      Ceiling ????-10 = Ceiling mounted devices for Code Year and height of Ceiling

Note - new sheets, rows and columns may be added when new features are added to FireSysCAD

Information about coloring in the data file -

Yellow these cells have text used by the FireSysCAD software and may NOT be changed

Colors sheet
This sheet is used to store transparency and area spacing colors by dark/light background setting.
The colors are cycled to allow differientation of areas. User can use as many or few colors as needed.

Information -
   Row Header - NFPA Candela Area Colors
      Used by progam to get values in sheet
   Color Number Dark Background -
      Transparency and Color number for dark background
   Color Number Light Background -
      Transparency and Color number for dark background

WALL #### sheet
This sheet is used to store information about Wall-mounted devices per NFPA 2002 code.
Information -
   Candela Value -
      Candela value
   Room Size -
      Room size in feet
      Room size in meters

Ceiling ####-## sheet
This sheet is used to store information about Ceiling-mounted devices per NFPA 2002 code.
Information -
   Candela Value -
      Candela value
   Room Size -
      Room size in feet
      Room size in meters