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Wiring a 3-way switch?
To use 2 switches to control the same fixture, you will need to use two 3-way switches. Run 2-wire cable from the fixture to the first switch. Between the switches you will need to run 3-wire (with ground) cable. (The white and red wires will be the switched wires.) ......
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