Connecting a new light from existing switch

16 Nov 2006
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I have a hall light which is wired as a two-way with the landing switch. The hall light has three switches although only one is used. They all have C, L1 and L2. I wish to run an outside light via a cable which is already installed (from within the hall switch box to the light ouside) although not connected. Is there a way in which I can take power from the connected switch to one of the unused switches to save any rewiring withing the walls etc? By the way, the two way landing/hall light has a dimmer switch in the hall and a normal switch in the landing. :?:
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breezer said:
see the wiki (thats what its for)

I'm new to the world of forums and don't know what a wiki is and how you get one. Please can you advise?

Thanks to all for all the advice. It's what I suspected but wasn't sure.


jgeaton :rolleyes:
Look near the top of this page for Forum Index

Click on that.

Then look for Wiki

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